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Bernstein steps away from Funny Car cockpit -- again

What does drag-racing legend Kenny Bernstein have left to prove? Apparently nothing. That's why he's turning the Monster Energy/Lucas Oil Funny Car keys over to veteran Tommy Johnson Jr.

Updated: December 6, 2007, 3:27 PM ET
By Bill Stephens | ESPN.com

If you're not sure if Kenny Bernstein's remarkable drag racing journey is headed in the proper direction, here's a valuable piece of advice:

Just wait a minute.

The King of Speed has enjoyed a legendary career spawned on the dusty, bucks-down asphalt ribbons in western Texas that passed for drag strips back in the 1970s, when he first tasted the exhilaration of nitro racing. The twisty, serpentine path of his exploits is now familiar to any card-carrying student ...

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