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Who won the Indy 500 last year?

Before the green flag drops at the 2022 Indy 500 this Sunday, we look back at last year’s winner.

Helio Castroneves of Brazil and driver of the #06 AutoNation / SiriusXM Meyer Shank Racing Honda races during the NTT IndyCar Series Firestone Grand Prix of St. Peterburg on February 27, 2022 in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images

The 106th running of the Indianapolis 500 will take place on Sunday, May 29th. The 500-mile race will get started at 12:45 p.m. ET. The event will air on NBC and will also be available on Peacock Premium. Helio Castroneves won last year’s Indianapolis 500. It was the fourth win of his career at the event and he is tied for the most wins.

Castroneves has this work cut out for him if he is looking to be the first winner of back-to-back Indianapolis 500s since he achieved the feat in 2001 and 2002. He will start 27th in the field after not having a good run at qualifying. If he wins this year’s race, he will have the most wins at the Indianapolis 500 in history.

Scott Dixon has the honor of starting in the pole position. He earned the spot in qualifying a week ago. Dixon won the Indy 500 in 2008 when he was also on the pole. Dixon also had the pole in 2015, 2017 and 2021, but is still looking for his second win at the race.

Dixon has the best odds to win the 2022 Indianapolis 500 at DraftKings Sportsbook installed at +550. He is followed by Alex Palou (+600), Pato O’Ward (+900), Rinus Veekay (+1100) and Josef Newgarden (+1200) as the drivers with the best odds to win the race.