1985: Danny Sullivan spins then wins Indianapolis 500

1985 — Danny Sullivan misses almost certain disaster and holds off Mario Andretti and the rest of the fastest field in auto racing to win the Indianapolis 500. On the 119th lap, Sullivan spins his racer 360 degrees, narrowly avoiding both the wall and Andretti.

Danny Sullivan of Louisville, KY, sits on his championship race car during the traditional photographs of the Indianapolis 500 winner on the finish line of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 27, 1985 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

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