Dario Franchitti won his third Indianapolis 500 Today. Here is some more about him:
Born: may 19, 1973
Birthplace: Bathgate, Scotland
Resides: Nashville, Tennessee
* Three-time Indy 500 champion (10 other drivers have won at least three Indy 500s, three drivers have won four - A.J. Foyt, Rick Mears and Al Unser Sr.)
* Four-time Indy Series champion
* In 2007, attempted to compete in NASCAR. Team did not finish the season and returned to Indy Car. He did compete in the Daytona 500.
* Married to actress Ashley Judd
* considered one of the most personable and fan-friendly drivers on the Indy Car circuit.
* Has forged a friendship - or at least a mutual admiration via Twitter - with NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson.
Source: IndyCar, dariofranchitti.com