(CNN) -- Dario Franchitti won the 2010 Indianapolis 500 on Saturday, while fellow Briton Mike Conway ended up in hospital following a dramatic collision with another IndyCar series driver at the end of the race.
With just one lap left of the 200-lap race, held at the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Conway crashed into American Ryan Hunter-Reay who had slowed to conserve fuel.
The 26-year-old's Dreyer and Reinbold Racing car then went flying over the top of Hunter-Reay's and into the side fencing.
Conway was immediately airlifted to hospital for surgery on his fractured leg, and it is thought he will now have to sit out the next three months of competition.
Hunter-Reay and Brazilian driver Ana Bearitz -- who was also caught up in the incident -- both escaped serious injury.
Meanwhile, Franchitti celebrated winning his second Indianapolis 500 race -- his other victory coming back in 2007 -- and now lies second behind Australia's Will Power in the IndyCar standings.
Another British driver Dan Wheldon came in one place behind Franchitti, with Marco Andretti -- grandson of legendary Italian-American driver Mario -- finishing third.
Danica Patrick -- IndyCar's most successful female driver -- finished in a season's best position of sixth.