As Simon Pagenaud took his joyous time getting to Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s Victory Lane after winning Sunday’s 103rd Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge, his mother patiently waited.
Sylvie Pagenaud stood near the Borg-Warner Trophy and tried to control her emotions. She was beside herself with elation. She tapped her chest twice to show the warmth in her heart at that moment.
“He has written the story, his story, with a lot of work and a lot of passion,” Sylvie proudly said of her 35-year-old son.
That’s how she and Pagenaud’s father Christian raised………
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