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Bad Memorial Day Weekend in Indianapolis and Charlotte for National Guard Cars

When it looked like an armed forces car was headed for victory lane at Indianapolis, the race changed in one turn.J.R. Hildebrand all but had the checkered flag in sight, but a rookie mistake led to dismay in Indy.  Charlie Kimball was running out of gas and kept it low, and rather than cruise behind him in the fourth and final corner, Hildebrand made a bold move and tried to pass fellow rookie Kimball on the outside.  However, Hildebrand got too high and slid on the marbles into the turn four wall.  Amazingly, he kept the car going and was all but 200 yards away from winning on three wheels.That mistake gave Dan Wheldon his second career Indianapolis 500 victory.  Wheldon led for the least amount of distance that a...

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