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Indy 500: Why a Favorite Not Winning the Race Would Be Great for IndyCar

Over the past decade, the favorites to win the Indianapolis 500 have been comprised of three teams.This year, not having those teams dominate could be exactly what the sport needs.

The success that Penske, Ganassi and Andretti Autosport have had in recent memory has been staggering. They have combined to win ten of the last eleven races at Indy. Since 2000, the only team to win besides the "Big Three" was Rahal/Letterman Racing with Buddy Rice in 2004The top drivers like Helio Castroneves, Dario Franchitti and Scott Dixon remain, yet it appears that the other teams have finally started to break the barrier that has stood between them.

Known to IndyCar fans as the "Big Five," the two Ganassi drivers and three Penske drivers hav...

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