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Moreno's gamble unnecessary but satisfying

Roberto Moreno supplied the real drama on an Indy 500 Bump Day largely free of it, writes John Schwarb.

Updated: May 21, 2007, 1:49 AM ET
By John Schwarb | Special to ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- Roberto Moreno was on the bubble, although not necessarily in danger of missing the Indianapolis 500.

But instead of waiting to see what the likes of Jimmy Kite or P.J. Jones could do in their unqualified machines, the 48-year-old Brazilian took his status into his own hands, pulling a slow speed off the board and replacing it with a stout effort better than those of a half-dozen cars on the grid.

That was the extent of the thrills at Indianapolis Motor Speedway ...

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