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The 2022 Indianapolis 500 is scheduled for Sunday, May 29. The 33-car field will race 200 laps around the 2½-mile oval at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Here is what you should know about Takuma Sato, who drives the No. 51 Honda-powered car for Dale Coyne Racing with RWR.
How old is Takuma Sato?
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What nationality is Takuma Sato?
Sato is from Japan.
Has Takuma Sato won the Indy 500?
Sato won the Indy 500 in 2017 and 2020. In '17, Sato passed Helio Castroneves with six laps remaining and won by two-tenths of a second. In '20, the race finished under caution after Spencer Pigot crashed on Lap 196. He also finished third in 2019. He has $7,115,295 in career Indy 500 winnings.
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Sato is in his 13th IndyCar Series season, and he has won six races.
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This article originally appeared on Indianapolis Star: Takuma Sato, 2017 and 2020 Indy 500 winner, heads back to track