2022 Indy 500: How Marcus Ericsson’s controversial move won the race

Marcus Ericsson and Dario Franchitti sat inside a nearly barren Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday night and plotted how the Swedish ex-Formula 1 driver would win the Indianapolis 500.

Perhaps Franchitti, the three-time winner of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, could foresee a future stranger than fiction, where Chip Ganassi Racing’s fastest two cars throughout practice, qualifying and the first 70 laps of Sunday’s race would disqualify themselves from contention via mistakes centered around pitlane. And the driver who a year ago hadn’t won an IndyCar race but clearly had a bullet of a car in clean air, could leapfrog Arrow McLaren SP’s pair of challengers to string out a 3-second lead, all in 10 laps

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