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Andretti regains third place at Indy

Marco Andretti, Andretti Autosport, Indy 2010Marco Andretti has been restored to third place in the Indianapolis 500 after the race organisers reviewed footage of the moments after the final full course caution was called.

The Andretti Autosport driver was originally credited with sixth on the timing screens, but was adamant that Alex Lloyd, Scott Dixon and Danica Patrick had all passed him after the yellow flags came out for Mike Conway and Ryan Hunter-Reay's violent tangle.

The officials reassessed the finishing order, and just over two hours after the race, a final result was issued with Andretti back up to third place, and Dale Coyne Racing's Lloyd fourth ahead of Dixon (Ganassi) and Patrick (Andretti).

Andretti had been one of eventual winner Dario Franchitti's main rivals in the second half of the race, though he fell behind Tony Kanaan and Dan Wheldon when he had to back off to conserve fuel. Kanaan ultimately needed to make a 'splash and go' stop, which left Andretti on course for third until the confusion over the last-minute yellow

The results were also altered further down the field, with top rookies Simona de Silvestro and Mario Romancini swapping positions in 13th and 14th - making Conquest's Brazilian driver rather than HVM's de Silvestro the highest placed rookie in the results.

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