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Indy 500 Winner 2013: Post-Race Analysis of Driver Tony Kanaan’s Performance

In his 12th Indianapolis 500, Tony Kanaan knew it was coming down to possibly one last shot to erase more than a decade of frustration.So on what turned out to be the final restart of the day with three laps to go, he dove low heading into Turn 1 to attack race leader Ryan Hunter-Reay. Feisty IndyCar rookie Carlos Munoz went high, making Hunter-Reay’s race car the middle of a three-wide sandwich.As they emerged from Turn 1 at storied Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kanaan had the lead. And when Dario Franchitti hit the wall seconds later and the yellow caution flag flew, freezing the field, Kanaan had his first victory in the 97th running of the famed 500-mile race.It could not have been a more popular victory. Not only for fans of Kanaa...

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