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FILE - In this May 29, 2017, file photo, Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato, of Japan, poses with the Borg-Warner Trophy during the traditional winners photo session on the start/finish line at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. The billboards went up all over Japan when Takuma Sato held off Helio Castroneves in a dramatic Indy 500, becoming the first driver from his nation to win one of motorsport's pinnacle events. Now, after a switch from Andretti Autosport to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, he's back to defend his title this weekend. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
Takuma Sato back to defend Indy 500 victory with new team
FILE - In this May 29, 2017, file photo, Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato, of Japan, poses with the Borg-Warner Trophy during the traditional winners photo session on the start/finish line at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. The billboards went up all over Japan when Takuma Sato held off Helio Castroneves in a dramatic Indy 500, becoming the first driver from his nation to win one of motorsport's pinnacle events. Now, after a switch from Andretti Autosport to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, he's back to defend his title this weekend. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
FILE - In this May 28, 2017, file photo, Takuma Sato, of Japan, celebrates winning the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. The billboards went up all over Japan when Takuma Sato held off Helio Castroneves in a dramatic Indy 500, becoming the first driver from his nation to win one of motorsport's pinnacle events. Now, after a switch from Andretti Autosport to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, he's back to defend his title this weekend.(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
Takuma Sato back to defend Indy 500 victory with new team
FILE - In this May 28, 2017, file photo, Takuma Sato, of Japan, celebrates winning the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. The billboards went up all over Japan when Takuma Sato held off Helio Castroneves in a dramatic Indy 500, becoming the first driver from his nation to win one of motorsport's pinnacle events. Now, after a switch from Andretti Autosport to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, he's back to defend his title this weekend.(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
Marco Andretti, right, is congratulated by his grandfather Mario Andretti after qualifying for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Curses! Andretti weary of talking Indy 500 disappointment
Marco Andretti, right, is congratulated by his grandfather Mario Andretti after qualifying for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
FILE- In this May 19, 2018 file photo, James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, talks with the media after he did not qualify for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. James Hinchcliffe once likened Indianapolis Motor Speedway to a cruel mistress. He found out just how cruel when he was bumped from the race that means the most to him and to any IndyCar driver. But he will be at the track Sunday trying to help his teammates win the Indy 500. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
Bumped from Indy, Hinchcliffe plans to help teammate win
FILE- In this May 19, 2018 file photo, James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, talks with the media after he did not qualify for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. James Hinchcliffe once likened Indianapolis Motor Speedway to a cruel mistress. He found out just how cruel when he was bumped from the race that means the most to him and to any IndyCar driver. But he will be at the track Sunday trying to help his teammates win the Indy 500. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
Ed Carpenter heads into the first turn during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, May 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Chevy hoping it finally has edge on Honda in Indy 500
Ed Carpenter heads into the first turn during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, May 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Danica Patrick drives during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, May 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Chevy hoping it finally has edge on Honda in Indy 500
Danica Patrick drives during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, May 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, heads into the first turn during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, May 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Chevy hoping it finally has edge on Honda in Indy 500
Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, heads into the first turn during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, May 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
FILE - In this Sunday, May 20, 2018, file photo, Simon Pagenaud, front left, of France, waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Chevrolet engines have powered some of IndyCars biggest winners over the last six years. 2016 series champ Simon Pagenaud knows Chevrolet and Honda engines well. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
Chevy hoping it finally has edge on Honda in Indy 500
FILE - In this Sunday, May 20, 2018, file photo, Simon Pagenaud, front left, of France, waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Chevrolet engines have powered some of IndyCars biggest winners over the last six years. 2016 series champ Simon Pagenaud knows Chevrolet and Honda engines well. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018, file photo, Simon Pagenaud, of France, drives during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Chevrolet engines have powered some of IndyCars biggest winners over the last six years. 2016 series champ Simon Pagenaud knows Chevrolet and Honda engines well. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
Chevy hoping it finally has edge on Honda in Indy 500
FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018, file photo, Simon Pagenaud, of France, drives during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Chevrolet engines have powered some of IndyCars biggest winners over the last six years. 2016 series champ Simon Pagenaud knows Chevrolet and Honda engines well. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, drives during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, May 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Chevy hoping it finally has edge on Honda in Indy 500
Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, drives during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, May 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Carpenter takes top starting spot at Indy 500 for 3rd time
Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Ed Carpenter is hugged by Danica Patrick after Carpenter won the pole for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Carpenter takes top starting spot at Indy 500 for 3rd time
Ed Carpenter is hugged by Danica Patrick after Carpenter won the pole for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Ed Carpenter, foreground, celebrates after winning the pole for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Carpenter takes top starting spot at Indy 500 for 3rd time
Ed Carpenter, foreground, celebrates after winning the pole for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Danica Patrick waits to qualify for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Carpenter takes top starting spot at Indy 500 for 3rd time
Danica Patrick waits to qualify for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Danica Patrick walks down pit lane during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Carpenter takes top starting spot at Indy 500 for 3rd time
Danica Patrick walks down pit lane during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Ed Carpenter, left, is congratulated by Simon Pagenaud, of France, after winning the pole for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Carpenter takes top starting spot at Indy 500 for 3rd time
Ed Carpenter, left, is congratulated by Simon Pagenaud, of France, after winning the pole for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Ed Carpenter is hugged by Danica Patrick after winning the pole during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Carpenter takes top starting spot at Indy 500 for 3rd time
Ed Carpenter is hugged by Danica Patrick after winning the pole during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Ed Carpenter bumps fist with a member of his crew after he qualified for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Carpenter takes top starting spot at Indy 500 for 3rd time
Ed Carpenter bumps fist with a member of his crew after he qualified for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Simon Pagenaud, front left, of France, waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Carpenter takes top starting spot at Indy 500 for 3rd time
Simon Pagenaud, front left, of France, waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Ed Carpenter pumps his fist after he qualified on the pole for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/John Maxwell)
Carpenter takes top starting spot at Indy 500 for 3rd time
Ed Carpenter pumps his fist after he qualified on the pole for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/John Maxwell)
James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, steps out of the car after not qualifying for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Hinchcliffe accepts blame for Indy 500 qualifying failure
James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, steps out of the car after not qualifying for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, reacts as time expiries during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 19, 2018. Hinchcliffe failed to qualify for the race. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Hinchcliffe accepts blame for Indy 500 qualifying failure
James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, reacts as time expiries during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 19, 2018. Hinchcliffe failed to qualify for the race. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Danica Patrick waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Helio, Danica move on; Hinchcliffe is bumped from Indy 500
Danica Patrick waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Danica Patrick is hugged by Patrick Bourdais after she qualified for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Helio, Danica move on; Hinchcliffe is bumped from Indy 500
Danica Patrick is hugged by Patrick Bourdais after she qualified for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Helio, Danica move on; Hinchcliffe is bumped from Indy 500
Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, waits during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

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