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Top 5 Closest Finishes in Indianapolis 500 History

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On May 26th, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will open their gates for the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500.

We're counting down the days until we hear that 6am cannon blast and walk in with y'all! Could 2019 be another historic finish year?! Make sure you're there, just like the race fans before you at these top Indy 500 closest finishes.


#5 The 1982 battle between Gordon Johncock and Rick Mears went down in history with 0.16 seconds between the cars... and Johncock as the winner.

 

#4 Juan Pablo Montoya beats Will Power by 0.1045 seconds in 2015.

 

#3 Sam Hornish passes Marco Andretti to earn his first Indianapolis 500 win in 2006 by 0.0635 seconds.

 

#2 Ryan Hunter-Reay crosses the Yard of Bricks 0.06 seconds before Helio Castroneves in 2014.

 

#1 Al Unser Jr. grabs the checkered flag just 0.043 seconds before Scott Goodyear in 1992.

 

Photo Credit: Indianapolis Motor Speedway
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