Indy unkind to former 500 winners
INDIANAPOLIS -- The 17th running of the Brickyard 400 started and ended with inglorious moments for a pair of former Indianapolis 500 winners.
Sam Hornish Jr., the 2006 Indy 500 champion, was involved in a seven-car accident on the first lap Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and Juan Pablo Montoya threw away his chance at becoming the first Indianapolis 500/Brickyard 400 double winner with a late crash that also took out fan favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr.
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THE BRICKYARD 400
2010 marks the 17th running of the Brickyard 400 at the grand old racetrack -- Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Jamie McMurray came through with the right pit strategy -- a two-tire pit stop in the closing laps -- and some solid driving to win the race and give team owner Chip Ganassi a piece of history, with victories in the Daytona 500, Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400 in the same season.