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2017 Indianapolis 500 Winner, Takuma Sato, to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell




2017 Indianapolis 500 winner, Takuma Sato, who became the first Japanese driver to win the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” when he edged three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves by .2011 seconds,  will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square and ring the opening bell.

Sato’s historic win marks the 5th Indianapolis 500 win for Andretti Autosport and the third win for the Team in the past four years. The 101st Running of the Indy 500, the crown jewel of the Verizon IndyCar Series season, took place over Memorial Day Weekend on Sunday, May 28.   


Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Tuesday, May 30, 2017 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET        

Indy 500 Media Contact:

Susan Bradshaw Crowther        


Nasdaq MarketSite:

Emily Pan

(646) 441-5120

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About Indianapolis 500

The Indianapolis 500 is the world’s most prestigious auto race and an iconic American tradition. It has taken place annually since 1911 except for America’s involvement in world wars from 1917-18 and 1942-45. The world’s greatest drivers have competed in the 500-mile race on the 2.5-mile oval at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for 101 editions of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” with the winners earning the traditional drink of milk, a spot on the famous Borg-Warner Trophy and racing immortality. The Indianapolis 500 is the world’s largest single-day spectator sporting event, attracting crowds of approximately 300,000 every Memorial Day weekend.

About Nasdaq

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 89 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to 3,800 total listings with a market value of $11 trillion. To learn more, visit:


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