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2011 Indy 500: JR Hildebrand and the 10 Biggest Collapses in Sports History

He could see the finish line in front of him.Rookie driver JR Hildebrand was just one turn away from accomplishing something other drivers spent a lifetime attempting to do: win the Indianapolis 500. Through a combination of strategy and good fortune, Hildebrand held a comfortable lead over one-time Indy 500 winner Dan Wheldon as he entered Turn 4.All he needed to do was successfully navigate around the turn, just like he had done the other 799 turns earlier in the race, and he would be drinking the famous milk jug in Victory Lane.But whether it was panicking with a lapped car to his left, or being overcome with adrenaline, or a combination of both, Hildebrand slammed his car into the wall, and helplessly watched Wheldon pass him, as h...

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