Dario Franchitti wins 3rd Indy 500


Dario Franchitti held off Japanese competitor Takuma Sato on Sunday to claim his third Indianapolis 500 victory after Sato attempted to make a last minute.

This was taken before Sunday's Indy 500, but it might be the most poignant photo of the day. It was the calm before the storm, two drivers awaiting the race. It also happened to include the winner, Dario Franchitti, and the

Speedway, Ind. (WISH/AP) – Dario Franchitti has won his third Indianapolis 500 as Takuma Sato crashed in the last lap of the race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Scott Dixon came in second, followed by Tony Kanaan. The top three battled it out with

INDIANAPOLIS – It was an hour before the Indianapolis 500, and Dario Franchitti and Tony Kanaan found a quiet corner to prepare for the race. They were interrupted by Parnelli Jones, Bobby Unser and Johnny Rutherford, three of the greatest drivers in

Dario Franchitti, of Scotland, leads teammate Scott Dixon, center, of New Zealand, and Takuma Sato, of Japan, into the first turn during IndyCar's Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 27, 2012.

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