Franchitti To Drive 500 Pace Car

By Dean Pantazi - 21 Alive

98th Indianapolis 500

March 24, 2014 Updated Mar 25, 2014 at 7:54 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (21 Alive) - Three time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Francitti will drive the pace car at this year's race.

Franchitti was forced to retire from racing late last year because of injuries suffered in a race in Houston in October

He won the 500 in 2007, 2010, and 2012.

This years's Indy 500 takes place on May 25 on 21Alive.

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