Franchitti among Indy racing's greats

Updated: June 1, 2010, 3:51 PM ET
By John Oreovicz | ESPN.com

After his second Indianapolis 500 victory, Dario Franchitti balked at being compared to Jim Clark and Jackie Stewart, illustrious racers and fellow natives of Scotland.

But taken in context with the rest of Franchitti's considerable Indy car racing accomplishments, his dominating performance in the 94th running of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing puts him in some pretty heady company in American open-wheel racing's modern era, considered from 1979 to the present.

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