Simon Pagenaud earns $2.67 million from Indianapolis 500 win
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud earned $2.67 million with his first Indianapolis 500 victory.
The pole winner led 116 of the 200 laps on Sunday and became the first French driver to win IndyCar’s biggest race since 1920. Pagenaud is the second straight Team Penske driver to win both May races at Indy, joining Will Power.
Pagenaud took the lead for good on lap 199 and held off Alexander Rossi.
Rossi pocketed $759,159 for his second straight runner-up finish. He won the 500 as a rookie in 2016 with Andretti Autosport.
Japanese driver Takuma Sato, the 2017 Indy winner, picked up $540,454 for finishing third.
Santino Ferrucci, the top rookie, got $435,404 after a seventh-place finish.
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — It’s dessert … in a taco shell!
Apple Pie Tacos are easy, delicious, and kids love them!
Apple Pie Tacos
9 soft street-taco shells (see note below) 2 tablespoons raw sugar 1-1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, divided 5 ROCKIT® apples, skin left on and diced 2 tablespoon raw honey 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/4 cup water, plus more coconut whipped cream
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. On a plate, sprinkle raw sugar and cinnamon. Gently mix the two together. Spray both sides of the soft taco shells with nonstick cooking spray, then lightly dip both sides in the cinnamon mixture. 2. Flip a muffin tin over. Place each cinnamon-coated soft taco shell between each of the muffin tins, so that the muffin-tin humps help the taco shell stay in place and formed. Place in the the oven and bake for 10 minutes. Remove and let cool completely. 3. To make apple filling, combine chopped apples, honey, lemon juice and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a small saucepan. Stir cornstarch into the 1/4 cup water and add to the saucepan. Heat on medium for about 10 minutes until apples are completely softened and gooey-thick. You may need to add more water — about another 1/4 cup — as the apples cook to create a sauce-like mixture. 4. Spoon the apple filling into each of the taco shells. Top with coconut whipped cream and a sprinkle cinnamon, or a little granola. Enjoy immediately!
Note: A tortilla that’s about 3-4 inches across works great. If you need to, you can take a larger wheat tortilla, and cookie-cut it using a 3-4 inch small bowl.