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Team Penske to give Helio Indy 500 ride in '19

28 May 2018

Fans are tweeting support for Danica Patrick after her final race before retirement ended in a crash.

As Power held off pole victor Ed Carpenter to win his first Indy 500, the 81-year-old Penske pumped his fist in the air and clapped for his driver. There still were a lot of great moments this month, a lot of great moments this year. Her highest finish in a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race was sixth in Atlanta in 2014, and she had seven top 10s in her five full-time NASCAR seasons that were all behind the wheel of the No. 10 vehicle for Stewart-Haas Racing. I'm not going to look back. He posted throughout the day about the race, and he even streamed the whole event from inside his vehicle.

"I thought the guys' stops were great, the whole time, there was one out-lap where I caught a weird string of traffic, and that's all it takes".

Power’s image will soon grace the legendary Borg Warner Trophy after winning Sunday’s Indianapolis 500
Power’s image will soon grace the legendary Borg Warner Trophy after winning Sunday’s Indianapolis 500

Indianapolis 500 runner-up Ed Carpenter says he is kicking himself for not attacking race victor Will Power on an earlier restart when he had the chance. "I just wish I could have finished stronger".

"I felt bad when I turned around, and I realized (I hit) her glasses, and she was just covered in milk", Powers said. "I feel like collapsing". "I can't think of a more cool way to be done".

"I was definitely nervous", she said, "but I found myself most of the time on the grid feeling confused".

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He also sprayed it on everyone around him, including his wife, Liz, and the Indy 500 queen Natalie Murdock (her official title is 2018 500 Festival Queen Scholar).

It's always special to be here at Indy, but I've been with him on four Sunday nights after the race where he's disappointed and we have had a deep-and-meaningful for hours.

Castroneves, who has moved over to race sports cars for Penske and no longer competes on the IndyCar series, has also made his name at the Brickyard with trips to Victory Lane in 2001, 2002 and 2009.

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He often talks to me about it, maybe doing a wildcard with [DJR Team] Penske or maybe post-career he'll have a proper crack.

Now, this time, we're going to have a good chat tonight and I'm sure share a beer. Dale Earnhardt Jr. took to Twitter after the wreck to thank Patrick for her contributions to the sport. Foyt, four-time Champ Car series champion Sebastien Bourdais and three-time Indy 500 victor Helio Castroneves.

Honda didn't win the race but did manage to put six of its cars in the top 10.

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Team Penske to give Helio Indy 500 ride in '19