Ryan Hunter-Reay could have followed the siren song to other forms of racing, but he grew up dreaming of the Indy 500. His dreams -- and that of many American fans -- came true Sunday, Ed Hinton writes.
The Rahals and Andrettis have an outsize impact as American racing's Hatfields and McCoys. A dream scenario Sunday? Graham Rahal and Marco Andretti wheel to wheel for the Indy 500 victory, Ed Hinton writes.
A lap-15 spin on pit road didn't faze Dario Franchitti. Neither did a failed last-lap bump-and-wreck by Takuma Sato. Franchitti was flawless from beginning to end in winning his third Indianapolis 500.