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Rossi earns more than $2.5 million for Indianapolis 500 win

Indianapolis 500 champion Alexander Rossi poses with the Borg-Warner Trophy during the traditional winners photo on the start/finish line at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Monday, May 30, 2016. Rossi won the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race on Sunday. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Indianapolis 500 champion Alexander Rossi poses with the Borg-Warner Trophy during the traditional winners photo on the start/finish line at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Monday, May 30, 2016. Rossi won the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race on Sunday. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)  (The Associated Press)

Alexander Rossi earned $2,548,743 for winning the 100th running of the Indianapolis 5000.

Rossi's winnings included a $50,000 bonus from Sunoco for being the top rookie in the race. The overall purse for the 33 drivers was $13,273,253.

Rossi stretched his fuel mileage for the final 90 miles to score an upset victory. The American is the first rookie to win since Helio Castroneves and the first American-born rookie to win since Louis Meyer in 1928.

Carlos Munoz was runner-up for the second time in four years and earned $788,743.

Third-place finisher Josef Newgarden earned $574,243. Defending race winner Juan Pablo Montoya finished last, but pocketed $339,493.