Swede Marcus Ericsson has collected a record $3.1 million for his victory in the legendary Indianapolis 500.

Swedish racing driver Marcus Ericsson has collected a record sum of 3.1 million dollars for his victory in the legendary Indianapolis 500. A total of 16 million dollars in prize money was paid out at the Indy 500, and the total sum is also a top figure.

More than 325,000 motorsport enthusiasts attended the 106th edition, which was won by former Formula One driver Ericsson on Sunday ahead of Mexico’s Pato O’Ward and Brazil’s Tony Kanaan. For the first time since 2019, there was no spectator limit. The previous highest prize money was in 2008 (14.4 million dollars).