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Chase Austin to drive for Foyt

Updated: August 4, 2012, 1:51 PM ET
Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Ohio -- Chase Austin has a chance to make history. A.J. Foyt and his racing team would like nothing better.

Austin will try to become only the third African-American driver to compete in the Indianapolis 500 after being selected by Foyt to drive his entry in the 2013 racing classic.

"When I get to Indy, that might be a different thing, I might be, like, 'Oh, no!'" Austin said with a laugh. "But I believe I'm ready."

The 22-year-old Austin has been racing since he ...

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