Sport: The Formula

Bill Vukovich's formula for winning the 500-mile Indianapolis Speedway race last week: "I'll take the lead and stay there." Driver Vukovich did pretty well with those tactics last year, until a steering pin broke, less than eight laps from the finish, and Vukovich watched the rest of the race swing past him. This time, he was extra careful about steering pins and other mechanical details.

Vukovich drew the No. 1 post position in the 33-man field, thanks to having registered the fastest qualifying time (138.392 m.p.h.). And when the starter's flag dropped, he roared...

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