To be leading the Indy 500 with 499.75 miles complete is really something special. To blow that lead, that victory, that opportunity on the last lap is truly what the agony of defeat is all about. J.R. Hildebrand knows that feeling. He still managed to limp across the finish line second. This will be a sports moment that will go down in history. 

I really do feel sorry for him, but they don't give trophies for coming close. By the way Danica Patrick showed she really has a little more moxie on the track that I give her credit for she finished a very respectable 8th. Here is the complete rundown of finishers.