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UNCONVENTIONAL WISDOM: Helio Castroneves will try (again) to win his fourth Indianapolis 500 at age 40. The age of the three four-timers when they won -- A.J. Foyt, 42; Al Unser, 47; Rick Mears, 39.
Sunday, October 16, 2011
There is much that could be said. No doubt, given the realities of social media, others will do at least some of that. Out of respect to the family, friends and fans of Dan Wheldon, I will stay silent this week. Thank you. God Bless.