Saturday, June 5, 2010

Picture Perfect: Jamie McMurray and Dario Franchitti win two of the biggest races of 2010.

Chip Ganassi Racing wins 2010 Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500 in the same year.

What a photo that was taken last Monday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Jamie McMurray on the left next to his 2010 Daytona 500 trophy, owner Chip Ganassi in the middle and Dario Franchitti on the right next to his 2010 Indianapolis 500 trophy. Credit: Indianapolis Motor Speedway Facebook page.

Let me state the obvious right from the start, while I’m not a Chip Ganassi fan, however I am happy to see Jamie McMurray win the Daytona 500 and to see Dario Franchitti win his second Indianapolis 500. Here are my thoughts on each race:

- New Green-White-Checkered rule changes outcome of 2010 Daytona 500 for the better.
Caption: Jamie McMurray beating out Dale Earnhardt Jr. by .119 seconds to win his first Daytona 500

- Spectacular last lap crash saves Dario Franchitti as he wins his second Indianapolis 500.

And I also congratulate Earnhardt-Chip Ganassi Racing and Ganassi Racing on two incredible victories, now can Jamie McMurray make the chase for the championship and can Dario Franchitti win back-to-back IRL IndyCar Series championships this season?

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