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There's no stopping Simona de Silvestro

Originally Published: May 24, 2011
By Brant James

INDIANAPOLIS -- Simona de Silvestro cried like a little girl when her father told her she couldn't race go-karts. She should have. She was 4 years old.

But there she was, unable to reach the pedals of the kart during a demonstration at her father's auto dealership in Thun, Switzerland, wailing, "destroyed," she recalls.

"I was crying the whole day, and I was pretty much putting a tantrum out there," she said. "My dad finally gave in and said when I could reach the ...

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