Flood Warning issued April 23 at 11:02AM EDT expiring April 24 at 2:00PM EDT in effect for: Daviess, Greene, Knox
Dario Franchitti earned $2,474,280 from an overall purse of $13,285,815 for his victory in the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.Franchitti and his Target Chip Ganassi Racing team were honored at Monday night's Victory Banquet at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Special Section: Indianapolis 500 The four-time series champion from Scotland became just the 10th driver to win IndyCar's signature event at least three times. He also won in 2007 and 2010.Franchitti, who started 16th, took the lead for good in the No. 50 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Honda car from his teammate, Scott Dixon, on lap 199.He overcame a spirited passing attempt by Takuma Sato in turn 1 on the final lap. Sato spun and hit the SAFER Barrier while Franchitti hung on to win the race under caution.Dixon, who won the race in 2008, earned $1,102,280 for finishing second.