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Auto Racing – 1986 – Indy 500 – Pit Stops Of Leaders Rick Mears + Bobby Rahal At 65 Laps

In this video seen herewith…..the two leading drivers at the 68 lap part of the race….Rick Mears and Bobby Rahal….continue to lead the 1986 Indy 500 until there are just two laps to go……when then leader Rick Mears decides to pit in advance of the other cars to get enough fuel to finish the race….and as he was pulling back onto the track, just seconds before he was there….a yellow flag due to engine failure by driver Roberto Moreno….gave Bobby Rahal the opportunity to pass Mears for the lead….while snatching winning the race away from Mears…..so, these two guys were in a head-to-head battle all day….from pit stop to pit stop.

 

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