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Franchitti capitalizes on Kanaan's pit stop to win rain-soaked Indy 500

Updated: May 28, 2007, 1:35 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- Dario Franchitti prayed for rain as the dark clouds gathered above and fast cars filled his mirrors.

"It was going to come down to a dogfight, and there's a lot of strong cars," the Scotsman said. "Whatever happened, if it came down to that dogfight, it was going to be hard, so I was hoping for the rain."

He got it, winning an abbreviated Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, another bittersweet day for the Andretti family at America's richest race.

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