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Side view of the Champion of Champions ring

Jan 9, 2007

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Sam Hornish Jr. won the 2006 Indianapolis 500 from the pole.

Jan 9, 2007

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Sam Hornish Jr. won the 2006 Indianapolis 500 by .0635 of a second over rookie Marco Andretti.

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The Champion of Champions ring presented to 2006 Indianapolis 500 winner Sam Hornish Jr. on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum.

Jan 9, 2007

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It's only fitting that Sam Hornish Jr.'s image is adjacent to that of Al Unser Jr. on the Borg-Warner Trophy: They won in the two closest finishes in Indy 500 history.

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Side view of the Champion of Champions ring

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Sam Hornish Jr. admires his bas-relief image on the Borg-Warner Trophy.

Jan 9, 2007

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Sam Hornish Jr. averaged 157.085 mph to win the 90th Indianapolis 500, but the number everyone will remember about the race is .0635 -- Hornish's margin of victory over Marco Andretti.

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IMS Chief Executive Officer Tony George, left, presents the Champion of Champions ring to 2006 Indianapolis 500 winner Sam Hornish Jr.

Jan 9, 2007

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Sam Hornish Jr. fulfilled a lifelong dream by getting his image on the Borg-Warner Trophy after winning the 90th Indianapolis 500.

Jan 9, 2007

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Sam Hornish Jr. shows off his new jewelry: The Indianapolis 500 Champion of Champions ring.

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Sam Hornish Jr., left, and Penske Racing teammate, two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves.

Jan 9, 2007

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