: In what Indianapolis Motor Speedway
historian Donald Davidson
and Speedway public address announcer Tom Carnegie later call the greatest moment in the track's history, 1973
winner Gordon Johncock
wins his second race over 1979
winner Rick Mears
by 0.16 seconds, the closest finish to that date, after Mears draws alongside Johncock with a lap remaining, after erasing a seemingly insurmountable advantage of more than 11 seconds in the final 10 laps.