Scotland's Dario Franchitti has won the Indianapolis 500 for the third time in his career.
A fortunate turn of events for Franchitti and less so for Takuma Sato, who crashed out on the final lap after a wheel-to-wheel battle, saw the Japanese driver spin hard into the wall and the Scot claiming the top spot.
Second place went to Franchitti's team-mate Scott Dixon.
Four-time defending series champion Dario Franchitti claimed his 31st career win and is now tied with Sebastien Bourdais and Paul Tracy on the all-time victories list.
One more win will move Franchitti into seventh place in the record books. The only drivers ahead of him are the giants of open-wheel racing: three Unsers, two Andrettis and A.J. Foyt, the all-time wins leader.
“I'm very proud of the achievements, whether it's Indy wins, championships, every one of the race wins,” Franchitti said. “Sometimes I look back, but generally I'm trying to look forward. When I retire, that's the time to look back.”
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