DAN WHELDON WINS INDIANAPOLIS 500 IN THRILLING FINISH

Photo courtesy openwheelworld.netDan Wheldon won the Centennial Anniversary of the Indy 500 in a finish that stunned the massive speedway crowd.A long green flag run to conclude the event had several different strategies playing out and made for the exciting finish. Rookie J.R. Hildebrand, not on a fuel conservation mode like several of his rivals, was leading on the final lap and looked to become the winner in his first 500 start. But with the checkered flag in sight, Hildebrand slapped the tur ...

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