May 26, 2019; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indycar driver Simon Pagenaud (22) before the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) – French pole sitter Simon Pagenaud held off a final-lap charge by Alexander Rossi to win the 103rd Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.
The win gave team owner Roger Penske his 18th Indy 500 victory.
Reporting by Steve Keating in Indianapolis; Editing by Toby Davis