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Rubens Barrichello thrilled by ovals

Updated: May 8, 2012, 10:08 AM ET
Associated Press

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Veteran open-wheel driver Rubens Barrichello quickly found out just how much different it is driving fast in circles.

Barrichello, who moved to IndyCar this season after a record 325 races in Formula One the past 19 years, topped 200 mph during his rookie oval test Monday at the high-banked 1½-mile Texas Motor Speedway.

"It was bloody fast, and very, very much different than anything I have ever tried," Barrichello said after his nearly hour-long session ...

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