Watch the Greatest Finish in the History of Racing

Some say oval racing is majorly boring, even when referring to classic motorsports like NASCAR or the IndyCar Series. Be that as it may, the latest Firestone Indy Light Series that took place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway provided one of the most spectacular finish in the history of racing.
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We’re sure most you have already seen more than a couple of three-wide finishes, but the Freedom 100 race took the excitement of a tight checkered flag battle beyond that, with four vehicles storming side by side.

But wait, there’s even more drama! While three drivers were competing for first place in the last lap, Peter Dempsey, which was racing in fourth position, managed to squeeze in after the last turn to win the event by a margin of... 0.026 seconds! This means that Dempsey had less that 9 inches over second-placed Chaves. Moreover, the first and the fourth single-seaters crossed the finish line with only 0.4 seconds between them.

No wonder the commentators are ecstatic, and we bet we can say the same thing about the crowd as well. See for yourselves in the video posted below.

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Ask Ciprian about cars and he'll reveal an obsession with classics and an annoyance with modern design cues. Read his articles and you'll understand why his ideal SUV is the 1969 Chevrolet K5 Blazer.
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