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Thread: I wonder who has passed the most cars on the first lap of the Indy 500

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    Quote Originally Posted by preacher View Post

    I can easily picture Mario having a great start in 1978. I just rewatched the early laps. It is hard to track his first lap performance. I'm sure it was strong. I'm not sure that I can accept that he gained 21 positions in one lap.
    I agree that that is kind of a stretch, he drove below the line in turn one and went by a bunch, but how many is not known, but it was fun to watch.
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    This one by Tomas Scheckter 2004 Indy 500 Move of Race
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