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Indy 500 2012: Frantic Finish Makes Race One for the Ages

Not only did the Indy 500 come down to the final lap, but it came down to three of the sport's most well-known names duking it out in honor of their friend.In the end, the one guy who has become accustomed to winning in the past five years was the first to the checkered flag again. Dario Franchitti escaped a final lap battle with Takuma Sato to beat out Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan in a race that was dedicated to their closest friend and last year's winner, the late Dan Wheldon.It wasn't easy, but the drivers couldn't have put on a better showing.Franchitti, a three-time defending IndyCar champion, won his third Indianapolis 500 in what will be a race long remembered.Franchitti came into the race winless on the season while Will Po...

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