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Indy 500 Winner: Everything You Need to Know About Dario Franchitti

When Dario Franchitti joined Andretti Green Racing for the 2003 IndyCar season, the Scottish driver’s potential was already held in high esteem by the racing community. Franchitti had previously established himself as one of the leading stars in the CART championship, finishing second in 1999 to Juan Pablo Montoya and third in the preceding year.   Born in Scotland on May 19, 1973, Franchitti earned his first title at age 11 in the 1984 Scottish Junior Kart Championship. By 1986 he was a two-time British junior champion, and he went on to win the senior title in 1988.   Following his early success, the Scot progressed to Formula Vauxhall where he won his maiden championship in 1991. Following the success, a partnership with ...

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