There were several impressive performances in Sunday’s Indianapolis 500, as Dario Franchitti won it for the third time, Scott Dixon nearly became a two-time winner as he finished second, and the popular Tony Kanaan was in the hunt until the bitter end.
There were also equally as many disappointing results.
Entering the race, there appeared to be at least 15 drivers with a very realistic chance of winning, so inevitably, plenty of competitors were left scratching their heads.
Many top-notch drivers were looking for their first career win at Indy, but due to extenuating circumstances, quite a few elite contenders were knocked out early or were never a factor to begin with.
Here are the three drivers who came out on the losing end most in the 2012 edition of the Indianapolis 500.
CONTINUED at the Bleacher Report.