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After Heartbreak, Tony Kanaan Finally Wins Indy 500

Ended 12 years of frustration today

(Newser) - Popular Brazilian Tony Kanaan ended 12 years of heartbreak and frustration and won the Indianapolis 500 today on a day that saw a record 68 lead changes and a record average speed of 187.433mph. It was also the coolest day in a decade at the speedway, but it didn'... More »

Franchitti Wins 2nd Indy 500

Mr Ashley Judd denies Helio Castroneves his 4th

(Newser) - Dario Franchitti has won the Indianapolis 500, beating Dan Wheldon to help Chip Ganassi become the first car owner to win at Indy and the Daytona 500 in the same year. Franchitti's victory today was his second at the Indy 500 in four years and denied Helio Castroneves a chance... More »

Dixon Prevails at Watkins Glen

Hornish and Kanaan tussle after kiwi races to third straight road course win

(Newser) - New Zealand's Scott Dixon became the second driver in history to collect three straight Watkins Glen checkered-flags, cruising to the finish line 6.2 seconds before nearest challenger Sam Hornish Jr. of Scotland yesterday. After the race, Tony Kanaan, who had earlier taken a bump from the number two, rammed... More »

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