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Takuma Sato wins 2020 Indianapolis 500

It's going to be a very different scene in Speedway — but the tradition continues.
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Posted at 10:47 AM, Aug 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-24 08:36:19-04

You can't be inside the track on Race Day, but WRTV will be there to bring you the sights and sounds of the 2020 Indianapolis 500.

Join Dave Furst, Brad Brown, and Rafael Sanchez from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. live on Facebook, Twitter, WRTV App, WRTV.com, Apple TV, ROKU, and Fire TV. We'll be inside and outside the track, bringing you driver interviews and much more from the track.

Keep an eye out for WRTV's Digital Real-Time Editor Daniel Bradley (@dcbradley) who will be in and outside the track as well with photos and videos on both Twitter and the WRTV Instagram.

5:43 p.m.

5:37 p.m.
Takuma Sato wins the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500.

5:33 p.m.
Spencer Pigot is out of the race after a wreck.

5:33 p.m.
Yellow flag is out with three laps to go.

5:32 p.m.
Five laps to go...

5:28 p.m.
Top five leaders with 10 laps to go:

  1. Sato
  2. Dixon
  3. Rahal
  4. Ferrucci
  5. Newgarden

5:26 p.m.
Veach went into the pits and Newgarden moved up to the fifth position.

5:25 p.m.
Top five leaders with 15 laps to go:

  1. Zach Veach
  2. Takuma Sato
  3. Scott Dixon
  4. Graham Rahal
  5. Santino Ferrucci

5:21 p.m.
20 laps to go...

5:19 p.m.
Top five leaders on lap 178 of 200:

  1. Zach Veach
  2. Max Chilton
  3. Takuma Sato
  4. Scott Dixon
  5. Graham Rahal

5:14 p.m.
Less than 30 laps to go...

5:09 p.m.
Top three leaders with less than 100 miles to go:

  1. Takuma Sato
  2. Scott Dixon
  3. Josepf Newgarden

5:07 p.m.
Less than 40 laps to go...

5:03 p.m.
Green flag back out on lap 155.

5:02 p.m.
The yellow flag is still out on lap 154.

4:57 p.m.
Top five leaders with less than 50 laps to go:

  1. Scott Dixon
  2. Takuma Sato
  3. Graham Rahal
  4. Josef Newgarden
  5. Santino Ferrucci

4:56 p.m.
The yellow flag is still out on lap 150 of 200.

4:51 p.m.
The pits are open on lap 147 of 200. The yellow flag is still out.

4:49 p.m.
Rossi was trying to move up when he wrecked. He appears to be ok but is out of the race.

4:47 p.m.
The yellow flag is out on lap 145 after Rossi made contact with the wall.

4:45 p.m.
Top three leaders at 350 miles:

  1. Scott Dixon
  2. Graham Rahal
  3. Takuma Sato

4:40 p.m.
Rossi is already in the 17th position on lap 134.

4:38 p.m.
The green flag is out on lap 131.

4:37 p.m.
Alexander Rossi has been penalized for an unsafe pit release and has to go to the back.

4:30 p.m.
The yellow flag is still out on lap 127.

4:26 p.m.
At 300 miles, here are the top three leaders:

  1. Alexander Rossi
  2. Scott Dixon
  3. Takuma Sato

4:22 p.m.
Alex Palou has crashed into the wall on lap 122 and is out of the race. The yellow flag is out.

4:15 p.m.
Rossi is still in the lead on lap 113 of 200.

Top three leaders:

  1. Alexander Rossi
  2. Scott Dixon
  3. Pato O'Ward

4:09 p.m.
Alexander Rossi has taken the lead.

4:07 p.m.
The green flag is out on lap 101 of 200.

4:06 p.m.
The yellow flag is still out on lap 100 of 200 of the Indianapolis 500.

Top five leaders:

  1. Scott Dixon
  2. Takuma Sato
  3. Alexander Rossi
  4. Pato O'Ward
  5. Josef Newgarden

3:55 p.m.
Conor Daly and Oliver Askew are both out due to contact. The yellow flag is still out.

3:54 p.m.
The green flag was back out and the yellow flag quickly reappeared after a crash.

3:50 p.m.
The yellow flag is still out on lap 90.

Top three leaders:

Scott Dixon
Takuma Sato
Alexander Rossi

3:44 p.m.
The yellow flag is out on lap 86 after Dalton Kellett hit a wall.

3:43 p.m.
Top three leaders at 200 miles:

Scott Dixon
Takuma Sato
Alexander Rossi

3:31 p.m.
Top three leaders at 150 miles:

Scott Dixon
Alexander Rossi
Rinus VeeKay

3:12 p.m.
Top three leaders at 100 miles:

Simon Pagenaud (started 25)
Oliver Askew
Charlie Kimball

3:06 p.m.
The green flag is back out and Simon Pagenaud is in the lead.

3 p.m.
The yellow flag is out on lap 29 after an incident involving Marcus Ericsson.

2:30 p.m.
The 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 is now underway. Follow along for live updates.

1:30 p.m.

Fans are wrapping around the IMS track.

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12:15 p.m.

Click here to check out the gallery of photos being sent in from the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500!

11:57 a.m.

A look at the Snake Pit. Quite the contrast from years past.

11:18 a.m.

WRTV's Rafael Sanchez and Daniel Bradley find a Speedway resident who will be watching the race from his tree.

10:54 a.m.

10:35 a.m.

Meyer Shank Racing has a live interview with WRTV's Brad Brown.

10:03 a.m.

Fans are finding places to sit outside of IMS.

10:00 a.m.

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Fan-favorite Tony Kanaan announces in a live interview with Dave Furst that he plans to return to the Indianapolis 500 next year to end his career in front of fans at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway!

READ MORE: 'I don't want to go this way:' Tony Kanaan announces he will race again in 2021

9:31 a.m.

WRTV's Daniel Bradley hits the track.

9:00 a.m.

Borg Warner is abiding by COVID-19 rules.

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8:38 a.m.

Rafael Sanchez gets into Speedway.