Alexander Rossi wins 100th edition of the Indy500

Becomes the first rookie in 15 years to win the event

Overdrive May 30, 2016 19:22:30 IST
Alexander Rossi wins 100th edition of the Indy500

Alexander Rossi has become the first rookie in the past 15 years to win the Indy500. The former F1 driver also has the distinction of being the winner of the 100th edition of the famed Indianapolis 500, which essentially also means that he is the event's 100th winner. While it didn't really look like Rossi would win the prestigious race during the early stages of the 2016 edition, a particularly canny fuel strategy came to his rescue, leaving him the surprise winner at the old Brickyard.

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