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Brazil's Tony Kanaan Wins 97th Indianapolis 500
It was a hugely popular victory at the speedway as Tony Kanaan won the Indianapolis 500. The Brazilian had led 221 laps coming into the race, more than any other non-winner besides Michael Andretti and Rex Mays, yet had never taken the checkered flag. 
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 26: Tony Kanaan of Brazil, driver of the Hydroxycut KV Racing Technology-SH Racing Chevrolet, pours the victory milk over his head as he celebrates in victory lane after winning the IZOD IndyCar Series 97th running of the Indianpolis 500 mile race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 26, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 26: Tony Kanaan of Brazil, driver of the Hydroxycut KV Racing Technology-SH Racing Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after he won the IZOD IndyCar Series 97th running of the Indianpolis 500 mile race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 26, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 26: Tony Kanaan of Brazil, driver of the Hydroxycut KV Racing Technology-SH Racing Chevrolet, takes a sip of milk in victory lane as he celebrates winning the IZOD IndyCar Series 97th running of the Indianpolis 500 mile race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 26, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 26: Tony Kanaan of Brazil, driver of the Hydroxycut KV Racing Technology-SH Racing Chevrolet, pulls into victory lane to celebrate winning the IZOD IndyCar Series 97th running of the Indianpolis 500 mile race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 26, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 26: Tony Kanaan of Brazil, driver of the Hydroxycut KV Racing Technology-SH Racing Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the IZOD IndyCar Series 97th running of the Indianpolis 500 mile race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 26, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 26: (L-R) Tony Kanaan of Brazil, driver of the Hydroxycut KV Racing Technology-SH Racing Chevrolet and Helio Castroneves of Brazil, driver of the #3 Shell V-Power/Pennzoil Ultra Team Penske Chevrolet, greet each other prior to the start of the IZOD IndyCar Series 97th running of the Indianpolis 500 mile race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 26, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
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Tony Kanaan, of Brazil, is congratulated by car owner Jimmy Vasser after winning the Indianapolis 500 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Brazil's Tony Kanaan Wins 97th Indianapolis 500

It was a hugely popular victory at the speedway as Tony Kanaan won the Indianapolis 500. The Brazilian had led 221 laps coming into the race, more than any other non-winner besides Michael Andretti and Rex Mays, yet had never taken the checkered flag. 

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