Justin Timberlake Wins Indy 500 — Sort Of
First Published: May 29, 2011 7:00 PM EDT Credit: Getty Images
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- He can sing, dance, act and now, Justin Timberlake has won the Indy 500… sort of.
Racing veteran Dan Wheldon took first place at the legendary Indianapolis race on Sunday, driving a car sponsored by William Rast, the clothing company founded by Justin and his close friend, Trace Ayala.
“What a Memorial Day weekend!” Justin Tweeted on Sunday. “The William Rast car just won the Indy 500!”
“Congrats to Dan Wheldon, the WR racing team and everyone else who put in the hard work for this victory!” he added in another Tweet. “Unreal!”
Wheldon beat 32 other drivers to the finish line, including famed female driver Danica Patrick, who wound up in 10th place after she was forced to make a pit stop due to low fuel.
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