Josef Newgarden handed Marcus Ericsson on the ultimate lap of the Indianapolis 500 to win the race Sunday, and after he crossed the start-finish line, he parked his automobile and raced towards the grandstand.
Newgarden began to climb the catch fence however slipped beneath and went proper into the gang. The followers went wild and several other individuals took out their telephones to report the second.
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After he celebrated in Victory Lane, he defined what he was pondering going into the gang.
“I’ve always wanted to go into the crowd here in Indianapolis,” Newgarden advised NBC Sports. “I’ve seen people go up into the fence. I wanted to go through the fence. I wanted to celebrate with the people. I just thought it would be so cool to be in that energy because I know what that energy is like on race day.
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“This was a dream of mine. If this was ever going to occur, I needed to do this.”
It was Newgarden’s first-ever win at the Indy 500. He needed to make a shrewd move and pass Ericsson on the final lap to pick up the win.
Ericsson was trying to become the first back-to-back winner since Helio Castroneves did it in 2001 and 2002.
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Newgarden has two wins on the year. He won in Texas earlier in the season.