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Indy 500: Full list of prize payouts

The winner of the 2011 Indy 500 gets twice as much in prize money as the driver in second place, but no one walks away with a less than a quarter of a million dollars after Sunday.
It was announced on Monday that Dan Wheldon's dramatic race win at the end of Sunday's centennial Indianapolis 500 had netted him a total pay packet of $2,567,255.

Full story on Dan Wheldon's $2.5m payday here.

Prize money (by final position)

1. #98 Dan Wheldon Bryan Herta Autosport $2,567,255
2. #4 JR Hildebrand Panther Racing $1,064,895
3. #38 Graham Rahal Ganassi $646,945
4. #82 Tony Kanaan KV Racing Technology $438,745
5. #9 Scott Dixon Ganassi $519,345
6. #2 Oriol Servia Newman/Haas $364,845
7. #30 Bertrand Baguette Rahal Letterman Lanigan $256,255
8. #07 Tomas Scheckter KV Racing Technology/SH $253,805
9. #26 Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport $311,245
10. #7 Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport $321,745
11. #67 Ed Carpenter Sarah Fisher Racing $251,655
12. #10 Dario Franchitti Ganassi $369,695
13. #83 Charlie Kimball Ganassi $251,555
14. #12 Will Power Team Penske $318,745
15. #14 Vitor Meira AJ Foyt Enterprises $306,745
16. #22 Justin Wilson Dreyer & Reinbold $309,995
17. #3 Helio Castroneves Team Penske $320,245
18. #44 Buddy Rice Panther Racing $252,805
19. #19 Alex Lloyd Dale Coyne Racing $254,805
20. #36 Pippa Mann Conquest Racing $251,555
21. #24 Ana Beatriz Dreyer & Reinbold $306,745
22. #43 John Andretti Richard Petty/Andretti Autosport $251,305
23. #41 Ryan Hunter-Reay AJ Foyt Enterprises $252,805
24. #11 Davey Hamilton Dreyer & Reinbold $251,305
25. #23 Paul Tracy Dreyer & Reinbold $252,805
26. #99 Townsend Bell Sam Schmidt Motorsports $252,805
27. #6 Ryan Briscoe Team Penske $356,745
28. #77 Alex Tagliani Sam Schmidt Motorsports $492,245
29. #06 James Hinchcliffe Newman/Haas $256,305
30. #88 Jay Howard Rahal/Sam Schmidt Motorsports $251,555
31. #78 Simona de Silvestro HVM $311,745
32. #59 EJ Viso KV Racing Technology $306,745
33. #5 Takuma Sato KV Racing Technology $310,245

Total prize fund: $13,509,485



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The start of the 2011 Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 29: Alex Tagliani (bottom), Scott Dixon (middle) and Oriol Servia (top) form the front row. [Picture credit: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media]
Dan Wheldon celebrates at the 2011 Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 29. [Picture credit: LAT Photo USA]
Dan Wheldon celebrates with the traditional drink of milk at end of the 2011 Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 29. [Picture credit: LAT Photo USA]
JR Hildebrand (Panther Racing) wrecks on the last turn of the 2011 Indianapolis 500 while running in the lead. Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 29 2011. [Picture credit: Jim Haines for IndyCar Media]
Dan Wheldon can`t believe he`s just on his second Indy 500. Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday May 29, 2011. [Picture credit: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media]
Dan Wheldon crosses the finish line to win his second Indy 500. Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday May 29, 2011. [Picture credit: LAT Photo USA for IndyCar Media]
JR Hildebrand`s wrecked Panther Racing car slides across the finish line of the 2011 Indianapolis 500 in second place. [Picture credit: LAT Photo USA for IndyCar Media]
Dan Wheldon starts prepping the next generation of Indy 500 winner (2-year-old son Sebastian) in front of his Indy 500 race-winning car and the Borg-Warner Trophy, on the start-finish line of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Monday May 30, 2011. [Picture credit: Jim Haines for IndyCar Media]
Dan Wheldon in his Indy 500 race-winning car, with the winner`s garland and the Borg-Warner Trophy, on the start-finish line of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway marked with its
The 33 starters line up ready for the green flat to begin the centennial Indianapolis 500. Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday May 29, 2011. [Picture credit: Ron McQueeney for IndyCar Media]
Ryan Briscoe wrecks after contact with Ryan Hunter-Reay in the closing laps of the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe wrecks after contact with Ryan Hunter-Reay in the closing laps of the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe wrecks after contact with Ryan Hunter-Reay in the closing laps of the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe wrecks after contact with Ryan Hunter-Reay in the closing laps of the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe wrecks after contact with Ryan Hunter-Reay in the closing laps of the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Helio Castroneves leads the field down the frontstretch during the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Photo by: Chris Jones for IndyCar Media)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Degree Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet V6 IndyCar, raced to a sixth-place finish Saturday, June 27, 2015, in the Verizon IndyCar Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Sage Karam, driver of the #8 Comfort Revolution/Big Machine Records Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet V6 IndyCar, races to a fifth-place finish Saturday, June 27, 2015, in the Verizon IndyCar Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. (Photo by Perry Nelson/LAT for Chevy Racing)

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