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Mears used high pass to beat Andretti

Updated: May 9, 2001, 9:08 PM ET
By Mike Puma | Special to ESPN.com

Signature Race May 26, 1991 - Rick Mears streaked into Indy 500 history as he joined A.J. Foyt and Al Unser Sr. as the only drivers to win the race four times.

Mears, 39, got into the Indy record book after outracing Michael Andretti in a brilliant duel. Andretti had a lead of almost 15 seconds before making a pit stop for a brief splash of fuel when the yellow flag came out 15 laps from the end. When Andretti returned to the track, Mears was the leader, but not for long as Andretti made ...

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