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Duno's day ends early, but it was a learning experience

Rookie driver Milka Duno's day ended early with a crash, but she still got her money's worth at the Indy 500, writes John Schwarb.

Updated: May 28, 2007, 12:49 PM ET
By John Schwarb | Special to ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- No one can say Milka Duno didn't get her fair share of action out of her maiden Indianapolis 500, even if it was just 65-plus laps' worth.

The ballyhooed rookie -- the record third woman in the field alongside Danica Patrick and Sarah Fisher -- passed cars, got a penalty and was poised to move up the field again.

But what was a long Sunday for most of the drivers, completing 166 laps over nearly six rain-interrupted hours, Duno's day lasted only one hour, ending ...

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