106th edition of this epic race is going to take place in the last weekend of May. The date and venue for the race confirmed. Race will take place on May 29 whereas the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indiana is the host. Hélio Castroneves is the defending champion racer. Indianapolis 500 prize money details along with the winner’s share for the 2022 edition revealed.
2022 Indianapolis 500 Prize Money
There are some changes in the rules for 2022 edition. Crew members cannot assist the drivers to off the car from pit stops. The prize money details of the event are as follow.
Total Prize Money | The total purse set for the 2022 Indianapolis 500 is $10 Million. The racers and the champion will receive their payouts from this bank. The prize money for the current season increased in comparison with the previous year as the CORONA pandemic is now over.
Winner’s Share | The winner of the race will pocket a healthy payout of 20% of the total prize money besides the bonuses. Thus, the winner will receive $2 Million for finishing the race at the top position.
Runner Up | The racer who will finish at the 2nd spot will also get the heavy payout. He will bank $700k for finishing at number 2 position.
Lap Bonuses | There are also lap bonuses available for the racers. The driver who finish the lap on the top will get an additional lap bonus. The total purse set for the lap bonuses is $50,000.
That’s all about the prize money details of the 2022 Indianapolis 500 or Indy 500. All the further changes will be available here.