Former Indy 500 champ to drive for Schmidt team
INDIANAPOLIS -- Buddy Lazier, the 1996 Indy 500 champion, plans to return to the cockpit in May with Sam Schmidt Motorsports.
He announced the move Wednesday during a conference call with reporters.
Lazier has not driven in the Indy Racing League's first two races of the season nor does he anticipate competing in the next two races -- at Japan and Kansas City, Kan. -- before heading to Indy.
Even so, the 39-year-old Lazier believes he can be competitive
in May ...
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