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Controversy reminiscent of 1981

Updated: May 27, 2002, 7:09 PM ET
By Jack Arute | ESPN.com

The finish of this year's Indianapolis 500 conjures up memories of 1981. That's when Bobby Unser initially was declared the winner of the race, then Mario Andretti and then some six months later, Unser again.

It's easy to draw the analogy between '81 and Sunday's finish. But one was a case study in total ineptness and the other is an effort to get things right.

In '81 Bobby Unser passed a number of cars under caution while exiting pit road. At the time, ABC TV's Jackie Stewart called ...

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