By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has revealed that Simon Pagenaud earned a sizeable $2,669,529 from an overall prize purse of $13,090,536 for winning the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge on Sunday.
Runner-up Alexander Rossi collected $759,179 for his efforts, while third-place point man Takuma Sato earned $540,454.
In addition to the race winner, Team Penske put two other drivers in the top five.
Josef Newgarden, the 2017 NTT IndyCar Series champion, raked in $462,904 after finishing fourth. Will Power, the 2014 NTT IndyCar Series and 2018 Indy 500 winner, collected $444,554 with his respectable fifth-place result.
Despite starting 23rd in his Indy 500 debut, Santino Ferrucci methodically marched forwards to finish seventh, which earned him a $435,404 that includes $50,000 for being named Rookie of the Year. He was the highest finishing among of the six first-year drivers entered in the event.
For the full list of of final results and earning payout, click here.