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NEW YORK — Josef Newgarden received the Indianapolis 500 on a dramatic last-lap cross Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Coming in his twelfth begin within the sport’s greatest race, Newgarden added to an already spectacular resume that had 26 collection wins and two championships.
He additionally didn’t simply win the nineteenth Indy 500 for crew proprietor Roger Penske, Newgarden and Ryan Blaney mixed for the primary Indy 500-Coke 600 sweep for Group Penske as Blaney received the rain-delayed 600-mile occasion Monday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Newgarden sat down with FOX Sports activities to debate his win, Blaney’s win, being the primary U.S.-born driver since 2016 to seize the Indy 500 and any future plans in NASCAR.
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Right here is an edited model of that dialog:
Has there been something over the past 48 hours that has stunned you — any person who has contacted you, or some emotion that you just had, or some interplay that you just had that was simply one thing that was far past what you possibly can have envisioned?
No. I haven’t got an excellent liner on one thing that is hit me unknowingly. However I believe all of the cliches are true. It means extra to win