2013 Indy 500 Recap — Tony Kanaan Wins His First Indy 500
Tony Kanaan won the 2013 Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, besting the field of 33 drivers for his first victory in 12 attempts at the legendary 200-lap race. Colombia’s Carlos Munoz finished second, while American Ryan Hunter-Reay captured third. The 2013 field set a race record for most lead changes and most leaders.
Kanaan, 38, of Brazil was a sentimental favorite of many fans. He had led 225 laps at Indy coming into Sunday’s 97th running of the race. Kanaan blew past Hunter-Reay with three laps remaining in Sunday’s race and then held on for the win.