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  1. Indy 500 champions choose 1992 finish as greatest raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | KAZR-FM Des Moines

    ... sight of the finish; the 1982 battle between Rick Mears and Gordon Johncock; and the 2011 race won by the late Dan Wheldon. 1963: Parnelli Jones, center, celebrates his victory in the 47th running of the Indianapolis 500. Jones can remember his ...

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  2. Racing through the years: 2010 Indianapolis 500Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    ... he didn't have enough fuel and was forced to pit on lap 196. Kanaan finished 11th. Following Kanaan's pit stop, Dan Wheldon took over second place and attempted to catch Franchitti. Both Franchitti and Wheldon were close on making it to the finish ...

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  3. Racing through the years: 2003 Indianapolis 500Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    ... and led 58 laps on the day, but was passed on lap 169 by Penske teammate Gil de Ferran. After a caution for a Dan Wheldon crash, the race went green with six laps to go and de Ferran leading Castroneves. As the white flag came out, Castroneves tried ...

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  4. 500 facts: all time recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Nuvo.net

    ... Tommy Milton, Bill Vukovich, Rodger Ward, Gordon Johncock, Emerson Fittipaldi, Al Unser, Jr., Arie Luyendyk, Dan Wheldon and Juan Pablo Montoya have all won two championships. Wilbur Shaw won it in 1939-40, Mauri Rose in '47 and '48, Bill Vukovich ...

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  5. Hornish doesn't regret how Indy career quietly fadedRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Herald Star Online

    ... bothered him, there was a brief period when he didn't have steady NASCAR work that he considered a return. Then Dan Wheldon was killed in the 2011 season finale and Hornish knew he'd never return. "That just, to me, it's part of my life but it's not ...

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  6. Highlights from the 94th running of the Indianapolis 500Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    WHAT HAPPENED: Franchitti took the lead on Lap 192 when the leaders, having chosen not to pit when Sebastian Saavedra spun 31 laps earlier, had to stop for fuel. Franchitti also began to conserve fuel over the final laps, but he was able to hold off Dan Wheldon.

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  7. Highlights from the 93rd running of the Indianapolis 500Read the original story

    May 19, 2016 | KDWN

    WHAT HAPPENED: Castroneves won from the pole to become the first foreign-born three-time winner of the race. Former winner Dan Wheldon finished second and Danica Patrick, a year after her pit-road dust-up with Ryan Briscoe, finished third for the best result ever by a woman.

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  8. The AP's Indianapolis 500 All-Star starting lineupRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... 2016, The Associated Press has come ... more FILE - From left are file photos showing Gordon Johncock in 1973, Dan Wheldon in 2005 and Arie Luyendyk in 1987. As the Indianapolis 500 celebrates its centennial race May 29, 2016, The Associated Press ...

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  9. Stefan Wilson: "An amazing feeling at Indy"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Motorsport.com

    ... is the one that faces the majority of the crowd on the outside of the track. And of course we've retained the Dan Wheldon logo on the back to honor another fallen IndyCar hero and a two-time winner of the Indy 500. Well, thanks again for reading and ...

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  10. Danica Patrick debuts as the first woman to lead the Indy 500, but Dan Wheldon steals her thunder.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | TheIndyChannel

    ... qualified 4th, she led a total of 19 laps, becoming the first woman to ever lead the 500. She and Englishman Dan Wheldon traded the top spot back and forth in the last 35 laps, leading to the suspense of the possible first female winner. Patrick ...

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  11. Highlights from the 91st running of the Indianapolis 500Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    ... sitting in the lead. The track was eventually dried and the race restarted, but a crash on Lap 162 between Dan Wheldon and Marco Andretti brought out the caution with Franchitti in the lead. He was declared the victor when rain halted the race. ...

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  12. Highlights from the 90th running of the Indianapolis 500Read the original story

    May 16, 2016 | KDWN

    WHAT HAPPENED: One of the most dramatic endings in Indy 500 history brought more ammunition for those believe in the "Andretti Curse." Defending champion Dan Wheldon dominated much of the race, but it was Marco Andretti who passed his father Michael for the lead with three laps remaining.

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  13. Indianapolis 500: A look backRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | The Janesville Gazette

    In the weeks leading up to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 29, we will post highlights and photos from the Associated Press of every race since 1980. In this May 29, 2005, file photo, Dan Wheldon, of Great Britain, celebrates in Victory Circle after winning the 89th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis, Ind.

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  14. Highlights from the 89th running of the Indianapolis 500Read the original story

    May 15, 2016 | KDWN

    WHAT HAPPENED: Dan Wheldon became the first Briton to win at the Brickyard since Graham Hill in 1966, but it was Danica Patrick who stole the headlines. She took the lead on a restart with 10 laps to go, the first woman to lead the Indy 500.

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  15. Highlights from the 88th running of the Indianapolis 500Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Post-Bulletin

    ... the victor for team owners Bobby Rahal and David Letterman. Future winners Tony Kanaan finished second and Dan Wheldon finished third. NOTABLE: Rice won the pole position, his team won the pit-stop challenge and he ultimately led the most laps in a ...

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  16. Highlights from the 87th running of the Indianapolis 500Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | MySanAntonio.com

    In this May 25, 2003, file photo, Dan Wheldon's car goes airborne after it hit the wall in the third turn, as Scott Dixon drives past during the 87th running of the Indianapolis 500, in Indianapolis. Wheldon, from England, had no serious injuries.

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  17. Young Star Cabot Bigham Joins Dreyer & Reinbold Racing for 2016 Red...Read the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | Paddock Talk

    ... titles and races before moving up in the open-wheel ranks. Cabot was a teammate of two-time Indy 500 champion Dan Wheldon in the Manufacturers Cup in Indianapolis in 2011. "I am very excited to be joining Dreyer and Reinbold Racing for the Red Bull ...

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  18. Indy 500 winner's wreath made debut in 1960Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... flowers. The only wreath now assembled for presentation in Victory Lane was created to honor two time Indy champ Dan Wheldon at his memorial tribute.

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  19. #73 Sam Hornish Jr. edges out Marco Andretti in 2006 Indy 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | AutoWeek

    ... made it the second-closest finish in history. Hornish won the race from the pole, although defending champion Dan Wheldon led most of the race, leading 148 laps before a punctured tire slowed him. Andretti's near-win extended his family's Indy 500 ...

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  20. 5 things to know about Grand Prix of St. Petersburg promoter Kim GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... for the crew. He was always the guy making burgers or giving them some food for the evening." 3. He gave Dan Wheldon his big break. Wheldon, the late St. Petersburg resident, had been asking Green to join his Andretti Green Racing team for a few ...

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