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Franchitti in middle of family feud he won't be able to win

Dario Franchitti has been toying with the idea of checking out NASCAR. After IndyCar Series team owner Michael Andretti made Franchitti a scapegoat at Sonoma, he probably should check his options, writes Bruce Martin.

Updated: August 26, 2007, 11:11 PM ET
By Bruce Martin | Special to ESPN.com

SONOMA, Calif. -- The IndyCar Series has its own version of a Family Feud but ironically, it involves members of the same race team.

When Dario Franchitti ran into Marco Andretti on Lap 69 of Sunday's Motorola Indy 300, team owner Michael Andretti was livid. But this was an instance when blood was definitely thicker than water because in the grand scheme, Franchitti is racing for a $1 million series title while Marco Andretti was racing for his second career victory.

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