Scott Dixon got to kiss Indy’s yard of bricks for the first time in
2008 (RIGHT). He’s earned four more top- 5 finishes in seven
subsequent Indy 500s, but a second win eludes him for now...
39 FRENETIC FINAL LAPS... | INDYCAR.COM
INTO THE RED ZONE
The Indianapolis 500 is a marathon, not a sprint – that’s until you reach
the last 20 laps, when the previous couple hours of patience and strategy
are thrown out of the car in favor of split-second improvisation, a renewed
appetite for risk and, hopefully, a blur of milk, bricks and cameras
afterward. Here’s what it’s like, by some who’ve done it and won it...
ILLUSTRATION Paul Laguette