105th Indianapolis 500 Race Thread

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So whats the deal with them saving fuel all race long, only to go 100% at lap 180 of 200. If the entire race was filled with the kind of racing we saw in the last 20 or so laps, it would have been hella intense.
 

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That Dixon strategy was weird. Basically be a rolling chicane the last 30 laps?

Hard to figure how making one less pit stop than the leaders turned out so poorly. He must have been going really, really slow to stretch it.
 

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Even though Rick Mears has always been and will always be my all time favorite Indy car driver I would love to see Helio get a number 5 and break what is now a 5 way tie.🏁🏁🏁🏁
Edit--I meant 4 way tie. :)
 

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Incredible how this race delivers every year! Ecstatic for Helio, Palou made him earn every bit of that 4th Indy 500 win, that has to feel amazing.
Except when they finish under yellow. But even the pre race delivers more excitement then most series. :)
 

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Happy for Helio getting his fourth but new winners are best.
 

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Great race but I thought the coverage was lacking. Things happened that they didn't follow up on. Simona would be a good example of that.

Also, never saw a thing about AJ Foyt having Tony Stewart in the pitbox with him.
Danica did a pretty good job though and she did double duty and didn't even crash the pace car like I'm sure a few of her haters were hoping she would do. :)
 
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Danica did a pretty good job though and she did double duty and didn't even crash the pace car like I'm sure a few of her haters were hoping she would do. :)

I've easily been the biggest Danica hater here over the years and even I wouldn't think she would wreck the pace car lol in terms of her commentary? I wouldn't know, god bless the mute button.
 
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I've easily been the biggest Danica hater here over the years and even I wouldn't think she would wreck the pace car lol in terms of her commentary? I wouldn't know, god bless the mute button.
That sucks because you missed all of the good things she said about you.
 
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