Takuma Sato became the first Japanese winner of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday when he denied Helio Castroneves a record-tying fourth victory as the two traded the lead in the closing laps."I know Helio is always going to charge," Sato said.
Sato's victory gave Andretti a second consecutive win in "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing." An Andretti driver now has won the 500 three times in the past four years, and five times overall dating to 2005 with the late Dan Wheldon. This time it is with Sato, who joined the team just this season and had largely been overlooked at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
He began go-karting at a young age, and advanced to Formula Three auto racing by age 19.And 26-year-old Julianne, who has since left the show to concentrate on acting but will return as a judge next season, proved she has nice bodywork herself in a blue blouse skimpy miniskirt and high heels."Last week, Wednesday, we were at my attorney's office and we had a deposition.His skill caught the attention of fellow Brazilian racecar driver and Indianapolis 500 winner Emerson Fittipaldi.Fattipaldi helped Castroneves break into the Championship Auto Racing Teams Indy Car circuit in 1998.