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Alexander Rossi

Rossi chased a career in Europe but is still very American

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Alexander Rossi pulled into victory lane following his upset win in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, he had no idea what he was supposed to do during the traditional celebration.

The 24-year-old American knew there was milk involved, but wasn't sure what to do with the bottle. The wreath? He had no clue how to slide it over his firesuit.

Rossi earns more than $2.5 million for Indianapolis 500 win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alexander Rossi earned $2,548,743 for winning the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.

Rossi's winnings included a $50,000 bonus from Sunoco for being the top rookie in the race. The overall purse for the 33 drivers was $13,273,253.

Standings: NASCAR Sprint Cup

As of: GEICO 500
RankDriverPointsPV Rank
1Kevin Harvick3512
2Kyle Busch3424
3Carl Edwards3371
4Jimmie Johnson3293
5Joey Logano3165
6Kurt Busch3126
7Brad Keselowski3009
8Dale Earnhardt Jr.2797
9Martin Truex Jr.27410
10Austin Dillon27212
11Chase Elliott27111
12Denny Hamlin2698

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