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Byline: Ed Hinton
INDIANAPOLIS _ Only for a moment Sunday did Michael Schumacher flash the brilliance that makes him the best race driver alive.
That was all he needed.
Then he was gone to his place apart _ breezing to victory in the first U.S. Grand Prix in nine years, before the largest paid attendance in the history of Formula One. A sellout crowd of more than 225,000 turned out on a bleak, often drizzly day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Six laps into the race they saw why the rest of the world celebrates Schumacher as the best _ der Uberflieger, in his native German.
He'd already had enough pestering from Scotland's David Coulthard, who led illegally and was about to be penalized for jumping the standing start, but was intentionally holding up Schumacher on Indy's new and serpentine 2.6-mile road circuit.
Annoyed that …