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This is finish at the Indianapolis five -- it was one of the most dramatic in history in the very the last lap.
Rookie driver JR pilgrim was on his way to victory when he lost control and hit the wall.
The driver who have been in second place was Dan Wheldon.
Sped past the crippled lead part of him that 100 running of the Indy 500 -- -- a million times it was a stunning win the but what made the victory even sweeter is that Dan Wheldon beat the guy.
Who would take it is -- a while back but after taking home the win and two point six million dollars.
Well then believe it or not is still looking for works hard to believe but.
The winner of the Indy 500 still doesn't have a car for -- -- case in Texas we've all that we welcome.
Dan Wheldon you're -- Saturday night every -- big.
By the way your -- before this is the second winner of the Indy 500 -- gradually changed twice spectacular win but why did you have a car in Saturday's race.
But I have to -- some of that is is his mindful.
You know mice but the stakes on Maine and my career right now it's very important for me to be in the right equipment.
We'll have to say what stages that in your career -- hi I'm getting towards the end of get a little bit older now but it's it's it's very not even thirty I try to what do you 32 as a lot of young rookies now that that it they that a company and that both for me personally as well it's very important set to be in equipment that I.
The has the ability to win.
-- -- your to picky is what you're saying he might be a little bit but like I say it's it's very easy -- to get forgotten in this business -- say you have to establish yourself in the right -- -- I join -- -- -- what I sports -- this 500 he's he's a friend of mine.
He didn't even sign me up.
Friends and summing -- -- I think we we both not what one another's.
You know that turned out to be very very positive.
Now for me it's important I'd like to continue with Brian -- potentially one of that you know the big things.
But it's it's it's about getting the funding to to do the job -- okay but as -- as I -- in the intro -- you are actually took you're took your card to pass right.
While wouldn't necessarily say eight how -- -- work up out of downward AJ just it was it was best for both parties so -- moved on battles and mutual understand by the way he was not.
Hurt in that in that -- correct not series I think just -- -- and -- there was a and I -- Joseph citizen and I happen and you know what it.
Is seeing that clip I think it's very.
Again Monday Morning Quarterback for what what people done I think understand his -- he was trying to go around the outside of was running in a very -- price.
It hit just sat behind that -- potentially because of the closing might seem because they're doing it speeds in excess of 225.
Miles -- right now.
I would probably got a good run on him and another take him anyway before the start finish line suck it's it's very easy to criticize the way when out of the -- company you -- -- when yet when you're in the -- -- The Indianapolis 500 is on the line you're gonna do whatever the way how says -- you're averages about 170 right during the race that -- yet the average of the that the race itself was 170 that left.
States that we do in the right said that I think the politics that was around 220.
Miles -- outside.
-- -- when you saw the accident were you at all concerned I didn't.
When you're going that fast it doesn't take much to get -- -- to a -- -- -- you at all concerned that that pieces and cares for -- good young attractive and -- human events.
Was that you've got to understand it's a hundredth anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 this is the biggest -- in the -- -- -- -- in -- lot of pieces of the other current -- again I'm going through no matter wherever hand this is my own any rights to -- I was going for it but it was important for me except you know miss that the -- -- -- I've seen -- -- actually get turned over.
By by hitting -- basis of the -- -- I was still focused at that point on getting getting through that making sure JR couldn't come back across a track like this.
It was but I think what that William mascot -- -- good -- -- -- finish -- that.
What are you gonna do when you hang up your steering wheel or whatever your hang up when you quit racing rod it's just opened up a good 55.
Six years left in -- but it's about getting -- position but but for right now I'll be doing the -- coverage.
I'm on TV this weekend at -- Texas 27 organizing unless you're you're driving this thing unless but the time time time is running out and and I have the site.
It's it's important for people to -- I'm trying not to be a brat here.
-- I have I have been offered.
It's some situations to drive at Texas but again it's it's not right and you can do more damage that way then.
Then just kind of grasping that that first opportunity -- It has not disrespect meant that some nice teams it's just -- making sure you put yourself in the right situations.
And it's business.
-- and by the way far from being -- -- you're you're great guy both on and off the -- you -- involved in alzheimer's they're researcher mom has alzheimer's she's actually under sixty she's got Nelson is right yes 57 and for the Indianapolis father is a very emotional when forming on palm for a lot of different reasons that.
They want the one in particular was I was representing the -- -- association.
You know I've seen how it affects.
You know my family and -- -- the people you know the I laughed in -- family.
So it was.
It was it was very much an honor and a privilege in this this -- many more people than I think people realize -- -- with the disease and it doesn't just the fact that.
That particular person and affects -- loved ones and friends family and friends and so left enough fun for me to do my -- hopefully we.
We we -- moral when it's.
I'm an adult that have opposed defect in the future well to devote the window to the families of the folks who else I was that's it that's a pretty good devotion for the -- get wild and great to see congratulate my my second time line Patricia.
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