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Indy 500 2013: Breaking Down Dario Franchitti’s Chances to Repeat

Dario Franchitti won last year's Indy 500. What chance does he have to repeat as champion for the Indy 500 in 2013?Franchitti already faces an uphill battle. He qualified 17th, meaning he will start the race from the middle of the pack. However, he did start last year's race from the 16th position. He's a veteran who can win from any position.If Franchitti can emerge from the middle of the pack, he will face a number of tough competitors.  Ed Carpenter, for example, is in a good position to knock him off, as he holds the pole position. But while that is an impressive feat, he finished 17th in practice. In contrast, Franchitti finished sixth in practice.Carpenter knows he has work to do:Perhaps Franchitti's biggest threat is Simon ...

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