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Foyt wins third Indy when Jones' engine fails

Updated: May 26, 2002, 4:53 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

May 31, 1967

With just 10 miles to go, it looks like Parnelli Jones will win the Indy 500 as he has more than a 50-second lead. But then his turbine car's engine fails and he limps into the pits with a failure in the gear box. After leading 171 laps, a $6 bearing prevents Jones from receiving the first-place prize of $105,052.

Taking advantage of Jones' hard luck is A.J. Foyt, who wins the third of his four Indy 500s. The victory is all the sweeter because Foyt Enterprises ...

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