The 2022 Indianapolis 500 is scheduled for Sunday, May 29. The 33-car field will race 200 laps around the 2½-mile oval at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Here is what you should know about Rinus VeeKay, who drives the No. 21 Chevrolet-powered car for Ed Carpenter Racing.
How old is Rinus VeeKay?
What nationality is Rinus VeeKay?
VeeKay is from the Netherlands.
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Rinus VeeKay in Indy 500
VeeKay has competed twice, finishing 20th in 2020 and 8th in 2021. He has $512,805 in career Indy 500 earnings.
Rinus VeeKay in IndyCar
VeeKay is in his third IndyCar Series season. He won on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course in 2021.
What is Rinus VeeKay's real name?
He was born Rinus van Kalmthout, but he shortened it. It's easier to remember that way.
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This article originally appeared on Indianapolis Star: Rinus Veekay: What to know about the Indy 500 driver