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In pictures: Dubai-born driver finishes third in 101st Indianapolis 500

Takuma Sato became the first Japanese winner of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday when he denied Helio Castroneves a record-tying fourth victory as the two traded the lead in the closing laps.

In pictures: Dubai-born driver finishes third in 101st Indianapolis 500
Takuma Sato of Japan, driver of the #26 Andretti Autosport Honda, celebrates after winning the 101st Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 28, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Dubai-born driver finishes third in 101st Indianapolis 500
Takuma Sato of Japan, driver of the #26 Andretti Autosport Honda, leads a pack of cars during the 101st Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 28, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Dubai-born driver finishes third in 101st Indianapolis 500
IndyCar driver Ed Jones of Dale Coyne Racing, in action during the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 28, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
In pictures: Dubai-born driver finishes third in 101st Indianapolis 500
Fernando Alonso of Spain, driver of the #29 McLaren-Honda-Andretti Honda, in action during the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 28, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Dubai-born driver finishes third in 101st Indianapolis 500
Tony Kanaan of Brazil, driver of the #10 NTT Data Honda, in action during the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 28, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Dubai-born driver finishes third in 101st Indianapolis 500
Fans watch as cars race down the front stretch during the 101st Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 28, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Dubai-born driver finishes third in 101st Indianapolis 500
Simon Pagenaud of France, driver of the #1 Menards Team Penske Chevrolet, races during the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 28, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Dubai-born driver finishes third in 101st Indianapolis 500
Drivers pull away from the grid ahead of the start of the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 28, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Dubai-born driver finishes third in 101st Indianapolis 500
General atmosphere of Amazon Prime Video's Le Mans: Racing Is Everything Press Room Takeover At The Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 28, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Getty Images for Amazon)
In pictures: Dubai-born driver finishes third in 101st Indianapolis 500
Ed Carpenter, driver of the #20 Fuzzy's Vodka Chevrolet, races ahead of Fernando Alonso of Spain, driver of the #29 McLaren-Honda-Andretti Honda, during the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 28, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Dubai-born driver finishes third in 101st Indianapolis 500
Helio Castroneves of Brazil, driver of the #3 Shell Fuel Rewards Team Penske Chevrolet, races during the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 28, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Getty Images)