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Indianapolis 500: Pole-Sitter Alex Tagliani Knocked out of Indy 500

Indianapolis 500 Sees Pole-Sitter Alex Tagliani Damage His Car Before the the 100th anniversary of the Indy 500, Alex Tagliani was looking good, grabbing the pole position with a time of 227.472.But with just over 50 laps remaining Sunday, Tagliani saw his chances of winning the title come to an end after scraping the wall on Turn 4 while trying to pass JR Hildebrand.The turn left Tagliani's No. 77 Sam Schmidt Motorsports car with a damaged right front axle and forced him to withdraw from the race.Said Tagliani, via"We lost the rear of the car. We were trying to protect that rear, and I think we were riding that front really hard. ... I was really, really loose. I couldn't turn the wheel."READ MORE: Hangover: Starring Shaq, Brett...

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