DRIVING AN INDYCAR IN THE HEART OF NASCAR

I drove through the tunnel into the infield garage area for the umpteenth time. I had worked races here as a mechanic, a reporter, a car show visitor, and once even rode shotgun in a Richard Petty Driving School stock car.But this time was different. This is a day I had excitedly counted down for over four months. This time I was here to sample a taste of what it was to be Bobby Unser or Rick Mears.This day I was to pilot an Indycar around the Charlotte Motor Speedway. My wife Shelly and daug ...

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