Yearbook, May 30: An Indy 500 photo finish

May, 30, 2012
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Gordon Johncock AP Photo
May 30, 1982: On this day 30 years ago, Gordon Johncock edged Rick Mears for victory in the Indianapolis 500 by 0.16 seconds -- a margin that at the time was the closest ever. This photo was taken on the final lap.
Patrick Dorsey works for SportsNation. He has worked for the Web and newspapers, had a cup of craft service coffee in film school, and played in one Division III golf tournament (he shot 105).

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