Sport: No Passing

The 65th running of the Indianapolis 500 may turn out to be the most singular race in speedway history. First, Bobby Unser hoisted the Indy trophy after his Penske-Cosworth received the checkered flag. The next morning, race stewards stripped Unser of his third Indianapolis title and gave it to Mario Andretti, who had finished second. Unser passed eight or nine cars, violating a rule that bans drivers from improving their positions while a yellow caution flag is in effect. Unser was penalized one lap, moving Andretti up from second money ($168,674) to first ($262,424). Unser appealed the decision. He admitted he...

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