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Indy 500 2012: Dario Franchitti Earns His Sweetest Indy Victory Yet

Dario Franchitti's third career Indianapolis 500 victory came after a record number of lead changes, a furious late push and a heart-wrenching tribute to Franchitti's good friend, the late Dan Wheldon. Everything about this year's Indy 500 had a certain mystique about it. Wheldon's presence was constant, giving the race extra meaning for every participating driver.The addition of multiple caution flags and constant change at the top of the leaderboard made this year's Indy 500 an instant classic.Franchitti won the race in 2007 and 2010 prior to taking the checkered flag on Sunday.Let's take a look at why this is Franchitti's sweetest victory yet. Dedicated to WheldonThe sporting world stood still when Wheldon was killed last Octob...

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