2016 Indianapolis 500: Rookie Alexander Rossi Wins While Running Out Of Gas [VIDEO]

2016 Indianapolis 500 Alexander Rossi

It was a big day for rookie racer Alexander Rossi as he won the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday — and he did it like a true COED staffer, as the champ decided to just keep driving instead of putting more gasoline in his tank. That’s our usual strategy because the movie Gone In 60 Seconds is about a COED paycheck. Alexander risked running low because his spotter told him to stay on the track while everyone else was making pit stops. That worked out nicely.  [photo by Chris Graythen/Getty]

The champ still ran out of fuel right after he crossed the finish line. Alexander even had to be towed to the victory lane. That’s like a COED editor, too, except for the “victory” part. Alexander was marking one hell of a first career win, too. People don’t forget a guy winning the Indy 500— which serves as the premier event of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season.

He’s also in great shape as a rookie — since one of those hasn’t won the race since Helio Castroneves back in 2001. But, as you can see, Alexander didn’t get to celebrate with chocolate milk. He probably didn’t even know he was being denied, either. Rookie mistake — but this looks cool…

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