Former F1 driver Marcus Ericsson wins Indianapolis 500 after race stoppage
In the 106th running of the marathon, a crowd of 300,000 cheers the Swede to victory.
On a fantastic day for Mexican racing, Pato O'Ward finishes second.
Marcus Ericsson had to leave Formula One to make his name – a goal achieved on Sunday
The famous race late and had it under control for Chip Ganassi Racing until a crash
Jimmie Johnson with four laps remaining brought out a rare red-flag stoppage at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
IndyCar is one of the most pure forms of motorsport, with few contrived cautions
Qnly a few thousand shy of a sellout and the largest sporting crowd in the US since the pandemic began
The rest of the challengers almost 12 minutes to strategize how to catch Ericsson for the win.
The race resumed with two laps remaining and Ericsson easily got the jump on O’Ward
The Mexican got one final look for the lead that Ericsson defended.
A crash back in traffic brought out the caution and Ericsson coasted to the victory podium under yellow.