Davey Hamilton Crashes On First Lap, Is Out Of Indy 500

Poor Davey Hamilton. The 47-year old driver--who had retired nine years ago after a serious injury, only to work his way back to the Indianapolis 500--has just crashed out of the race on the very first lap.

Hamilton was spooked by Thomas Scheckter coming up on the outside, and lost control of his car as he swerved to avoid Scheckter. This, obviously, upset Hamilton, who would call Scheckter an "idiot" and "knucklehead" while being interviewed by ABC and radio after the wreck.

The good news, however, is that Hamilton is uninjured, as the wreck was entirely minor. Still, it's a rough way to go out.

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