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Indy 500 2012: Dario Franchitti’s Win Is Tainted

Dario Franchitti won his third Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, but the win came under caution, making it incredibly anticlimactic.Franchitti sailed across the finish line the way he had in his two previous wins: with the yellow flag waiving. It's time for IndyCar to look at how they govern the finish of races, as winning under yellow taints what could have been a really exciting finish.Takuma Sato was running second and went for the lead entering the first turn on the race's final lap. He pulled even with Franchitti but got too low and lost control, hitting the wall and barely missing taking out Franchitti's car in the process. Scott Dixon finished second and Tony Kanaan finished third.The Greatest Spectacle in Racing finished with a whimper af...

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