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“Spin and win” – Spectacular Indy 500 save! (1985)

Submitted by on March 23, 2014

Screen Shot 2014-03-18 at 10.13.06 am Watch as Danny Sullivan loses control whilst dueling with Mario Andretti, spins out and performs a perfect 360 before winning the race!

Danny Sullivan was leading the 1985 Indy 500 for just a moment before he ran out of down force and entered an uncontrollable slide. A quick thinking Mario Andretti swerved to the left to avoid collision, and Sullivan is able to bring his wheels back around and turn the spin into a near perfect 360 degree maneuver. The best part is – he went on to win the race!

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