Beechler Gidley Open wheel racing has a couple of stories to rejoice in this season. In the IRL it's the post-Indy 500 drive of Springfield, Ill., native Donnie Beechler and in CART it's the fairy tale of Memo Gidley.
Beechler is on a race-to-race deal with five-time Indy 500 champ (four as a driver) A.J. Foyt. After arriving at the Brickyard without a ride, Beechler got the nod from Foyt to join his stable of drivers that included 2000 series runner-up Eliseo Salazar and last weekend's ...
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