Montoya, who started 15th, fell to 30th early in the race after being hit from behind while the race was under caution, necessitating a pit stop to change the rear wing assembly. He worked his way up to third by Lap 102 and remained in the top five to challenge for the win.
For nearly 60 consecutive years, milk has been the ceremonial drink for winners of the 500-mile race.
It all started with one winner’s beverage request and has since become perhaps the most time-honored ritual of an event known for its annual traditions.
Today’s heroin trade in Indianapolis is different from the drug’s first introduction a few decades ago, fueled by the abuse of prescription painkillers. Pharmacy robberies to get ahold of those pills are common here. Studies show most users start with pills before switching to heroin. Strong painkillers have a similar chemical makeup. And provide a similar high.
Indianapolis Democratic mayoral candidate Joe Hogsett says he favors term limits for the office, as part of his ethics agenda. Even if the council doesn’t go along, Hogsett says he would still step down after eight years.