Results for the 104th Indy 500

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INDIANAPOLIS — Takuma Sato became the 20th driver to win the Indy 500 more than once Sunday, finishing first on the Greatest Spectacle in Racing results sheet for the second time.

Sato, who won the 2017 Indy 500 with Andretti Autosport, became the first two-time winner since Juan Pablo Montoya five years ago while delivering the second Indianapolis 500 victory for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (which also won in 2004 with Buddy Rice).

At 43, the Japanese driver because the sixth-oldest winner of the Indy 500.

RESULTS: Click here for the box score from the 104th Indy 500

The race ended under caution for the first time since 2013. Scott Dixon finished second for the third time after leading a race-high 111 of 200 laps, climbing to third all time on the list of Indianapolis 500 laps led (563).

Graham Rahal, Sato’s teammate, tied his career-best Indy 500 finish in 2011 with a third.

Here are the IndyCar results after the Indy 500:

Click here for the box score from the 104th Indy 500

Click here for the lap leader summary from the Brickyard

Click here for the driver points chart from the Indy 500

UNOFFICIAL NTT INDYCAR SERIES POINT STANDINGS

1. Scott Dixon                    335
2. Josef Newgarden           251
3. Pato O’Ward                  218
4. Graham Rahal                214
5. Simon Pagenaud            212
6. Takuma Sato                207
7. Colton Herta                  189
8. Santino Ferrucci            181
9. Will Power                     175
10. Felix Rosenqvist           157

UNOFFICIAL NTT INDYCAR SERIES ROOKIE OF THE YEAR POINT STANDINGS

1. Alex Palou                     127
2. Oliver Askew                 126
3. Rinus VeeKay                 121
4. Dalton Kellett                 39

Zach Veach splits with Andretti Autosport for rest of IndyCar season

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Zach Veach will be leaving his Andretti Autosport ride with three races remaining in the season, choosing to explore options after the decision was made he wouldn’t return for 2021.

In a Wednesday release, Andretti Autosport said a replacement driver for the No. 26 Dallara-Honda would be named in the coming days. The NTT IndyCar Series will race Oct. 2-3 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course and then conclude the season Oct. 25 on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida.

Veach was ranked 11th in the points standings through 11 races of his third season with Andretti. Since a fourth in the June 6 season opener at Texas Motor Speedway, he hadn’t finished higher than 14th.

“The decision was made that I will not be returning in 2021 with Andretti Autosport in the No. 26 Gainbridge car,” Veach said in the Andretti release. “This, along with knowing that limited testing exists for teams due to COVID, have led me to the decision to step out of the car for the remainder of the 2020 IndyCar season. I am doing this to allow the team to have time with other drivers as they prepare for 2021, and so that I can also explore my own 2021 options.

“This is the hardest decision I have ever made, but to me, racing is about family, and it is my belief that you take care of your family. Andretti Autosport is my family and I feel this is what is best to help us all reach the next step. I will forever be grateful to Michael and the team for all of their support over the years. I would not be where I am today if it wasn’t for a relationship that started many years ago with Road to Indy. I will also be forever grateful to Dan Towriss for his friendship and for the opportunity he and Gainbridge have given me.

“My love for this sport and the people involved is unmeasurable, and I look forward to continuing to be amongst the racing world and fans in 2021.”

Said team owner Michael Andretti: “We first welcomed Zach to the Andretti team back in his USF2000 days and have enjoyed watching him grow and evolve as a racer, and a person. His decision to allow us to use the last few races to explore our 2021 options shows the measure of his character.

“Zach has always placed team and family first, and we’re very happy to have had him as part of ours for so many years. We wish him the best in whatever 2021 may bring and will always consider him a friend.”

Andretti fields five full-time cars for Veach, Alexander Rossi, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Marco Andretti and Colton Herta.

It also has fielded James Hinchcliffe in three races this season.