Dario Franchitti not only won the 96th Indianapolis 500 on the track, but also won it in the Twittersphere. With an astounding 29,099 tweets, Dario was named winner. Coming up short of the win were Takuma Sato with 7,760 tweets and Rubens Barrichello with 7,691 tweets in second and third place respectively.
The infographic compares the social winners with the real winners. It also shows Top 5 Tweeted Teams, and Twitter activity around crashes.
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Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports Bank.net, an official Google News site generating millions of unique visitors. He’s also a regular contributor to Chicago Now, Walter Football.com, Yardbarker, MSN, and Fox Sports
A Fulbright scholar and MBA, Banks has appeared on live radio all over the world; and he’s a member of the Football Writers Association of America, U.S. Basketball Writers Association, and Society of Professional Journalists. The President of the United States follows him on Twitter (@Paul_M_BanksTSB) You should too.