Dario Franchitti wins second Indy 500

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Running on fumes, Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver Dario Franchitti and team owner Chip Ganassi celebrate after winning the 94th running of the Indianapolis 500.

Dario Franchitti was finally first after 500 miles in the Indianapolis 500, even though he was already an Indy 500 champion in 2007.

Franchitti’s victory three years ago came in a race shortened by rain and flagged after 166 laps.

There was no chance of rain Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Franchitti drove a flawless race, dominating by leading most of the race before having to conserve fuel to make it to the finish.

The race ended with a spectacular crash between Ryan Hunter-Reay and Mike Conway in the north chute between Turns 3 and 4 on the final lap. Conway’s car went airborne and ripped into the fence before landing upside-down on the race track in one of the most spectacular crashes in recent Indy 500 history.

Check out a spectacular photo of the crash after the jump.

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Ranking athlete’s hot wives and girlfriends

Need something to do besides those TPS reports that are due Friday by Noon? SPORTSNET.ca has compiled a photo gallery of all the hot wives/girlfriends of professional athletes and asks you to rank them 1-14.

Here are some of the candidates for your ranking pleasure:

Carmella DecesareJessica Simpson (Girlfriend of Tony Romo)
Brandi Garnett (Wife of Kevin Garnett)
Gisele Bundchen (Girlfriend of Tom Brady)
Elisa Cuthbert (Girlfriend of Dion Phaneuf)
Brooklyn Decker (Fiancée of Andy Roddick)
Hillary Duff (Girlfriend of Mike Comrie)
Carmella Decesare (Wife of Jeff Garcia)
Rachel Hunter (Fiancée of Jarret Stoll)
Ashley Judd (Wife of Dario Franchitti)
Kim Kardashian (Girlfriend of Reggie Bush)
Adrianna Lima (Girlfriend of Mario Jaric)
Eva Longoria (Wife of Tony Parker)

I went to vote but then I got lost in Carmella Decesare’s brea…personality.

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