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California win tugs on Franchitti's emotions

Originally Published: October 16, 2005
By John Oreovicz | Special to ESPN.com

FONTANA, Calif. -- It didn't right a wrong, but Dario Franchitti was able to walk away from California Speedway with a smile on his face and a victory in his pocket.

The 32-year-old Scotsman suffered one of the most painful memories of his racing career at this track in 1999, losing the CART Champ Car championship to Juan Pablo Montoya on the same day that his best friend, Canadian Greg Moore, was killed in a savage turn 2 accident.

On Sunday, Franchitti edged Andretti ...

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