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Rear View: Schmidt on own Indy 500 record

Page 1 of 2 The life and times of Sam Schmidt the racecar driver is deeply overshadowed by all the success he's achieved as a team owner, and that's a shame. A talented racer who cut his teeth at the bottom rung of what we know today as the Mazda Road to Indy, Schmidt made waves in USF2000 during its competitive explosion in the 1990s. Next came an inspired leap directly to the Indy Racing League. No Atlantics, no Indy Lights; Schmidt traded 160hp four-cylinder engines and 140mph for 700hp V8s and 220mph at Indy. Related Stories Related Stories IndyCar Extra boost set to spice Indy 500 qualifying Indy 500 Fast Friday live stream Indy 500 video: Alonso Car Tech - Weight Jacker Podcast: The...
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