Discussion

A.J. Foyt will drive Indy 500 pace car

Updated: May 15, 2011, 11:08 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- A.J. Foyt doesn't mind being The Replacement as long as he gets to lead the Indianapolis 500.

On Friday, the four-time race winner accepted an invitation to step in for Donald Trump as the celebrity pace-car driver, ending a controversy before the May 29 race.

It was an obvious choice.

"I never knew officially who was going to drive it. I knew they said Donald Trump, but, you know No. 2 can wind up winning the race and I've done that before," Foyt said in a telephone ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE RACING HEADLINES