IndyCar: 2009 Kentucky Indy 300 video

Several new rules were introduced at the 2009 Kentucky Indy 300 to improve competiton, among them drivers now had a new toy to play with: push-to-pass. It proved a popular decision as fans enjoyed a brilliant race which went down to the wire. With 50 laps to go, 5 drivers were battling for the lead. With 10 laps to go, Ed Carpenter and Ryan Briscoe raced side by side, swapping the lead several times each lap. On the final turn, Briscoe edged ahead, and denied Carpenter his first career victory by 0.0162 seconds.

Round 12 of the 2009 IndyCar season

Circuit: Kentucky Speedway

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