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Old 05-29-2011, 01:30 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in Kentucky
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The first race I have watched from beginning to end in probably 10 years. Good mix of action and you gotta feel for the rookie slamming the wall on the final turn/final lap. That would sicken me.
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Old 05-29-2011, 02:35 PM
 
Location: Aurora, CO
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Eh, the first 185 laps or so were pretty mundane. The double-file restarts provided nearly all the action until Hildebrand's epic f-up.
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Old 05-29-2011, 09:15 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in Kentucky
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Interesting how the 600 finished in similar fashion.
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Old 05-29-2011, 09:25 PM
 
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A bad break on JR Hildebrands part. We're gonna hear a lot from this guy, if I'm not mistaken he's a rookie in the true sense of the word. First big race? This one?
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Old 05-30-2011, 09:04 PM
 
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Actaully the 500 is one race I do not miss. Great to see a minor team win as it was getting like F1 with just two teams really winning.On a side note ;I loved watching the old Indy races on Speed for the 100th celebration.
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Old 05-31-2011, 02:26 PM
 
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Great race with a gut wrenching ending. I did a double take cause i couldnt believe it. Not that i was rooting for Wheldon i do feel bad for Hilldebrand. A couple ESPN analysts rated this as the top sports choke of all time, and I can think of anything that would top this. But thats the nature of sports. Hopefully he will learn and eventually exorcise the demons.
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Old 06-01-2011, 08:17 AM
 
Location: Upstate
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Interesting how the 600 finished in similar fashion.
I felt bad for the National Guard folks who were rooting for car/sponsor. How ironic that both NG cars (Indy and the 600) end in the last quarter of the last lap.
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