LPGA
September 09, 2017

Lexi Thompson's victory celebration at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway gets a little, well, 'racy'

With her win at the inaugural Indy Women in Tech Championship on Saturday, Lexi Thompson got to enjoy a victory lap, literally. After shooting a closing 68 to beat Lydia Ko by four strokes at Brickyard Crossings Golf Club—the course with four holes inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway—Thompson got the chance to drive on the 2½-mile oval in a Corvette Stingray, the car, even getting the care up to 122 miles per hour.

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Icon Sportswire

In addition, Thompson followed a few of the other traditions that Indy 500 champions. She kneeled down on the track to kiss the yard of bricks at the track’s finish line.

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Andy Lyons

And she also drank and doused herself in milk.

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Andy Lyons

It was this last tradition, however, that Thompson says she might have been able to do without.

“Yeah, I guess all the tradition behind winning, kissing the bricks, pouring the milk on me, kind of regretting it now because I feel really gross.”


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