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Kanaan sees shot at Indy 500 victory go slip sliding away

Tony Kanaan is hoping his day will come at the Indy 500 after another heartbreak. On thing that lifted his spirits Sunday was that good friend Dario Franchitti won in his stead, writes John Oreovicz.

Updated: May 28, 2007, 12:50 PM ET
By John Oreovicz | Special to ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- The chilly rain that fell on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday evening made the aftermath of the 91st running of the Indianapolis 500 even more unpleasant for Tony Kanaan and his Andretti Green Racing crew.

Kanaan was leading the famous race in his 7-Eleven sponsored entry the first time rain invaded The Brickyard earlier in the afternoon and he looked dominant when racing resumed after a three-hour delay. But the 32-year-old Brazilian got swept into a spin when ...

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