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2014 IndyCar Grand Prix of Indianapolis Starts with Huge Crash

It took only seconds for pole-sitter Sebastian Saavedra's dreams to go up in smoke at the 2014 IndyCar Grand Prix of Indianapolis on Saturday. When the green flag dropped, Saavedra stalled at the starting line. As a result, opposing drivers were forced to work around the 23-year-old Colombian. Carlos Munoz couldn't react quickly enough, making contact with Saavedra and setting off a scary chain of events. Mikhail Aleshin also rear-ended Saavedra, compounding his bad luck. Debris went flying all over the track. MotorSportsTalk's Tony DiZinno and The Indianapolis Star's Greg Griffo tweeted out two images from the crash to help illustrate the carnage of the accident: “We just followed protocol of the start,” Saavedra said, trying ...

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