(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer Indianapolis 500 champion Tony Kanaan is close to his bucking bulls this week.
Kanaan owns two bulls, Downforce and Brazilian Bully, and keeps them on a ranch in Stephenville, Texas, about 100 miles away from Texas Motor Speedway.
The 2-year-old bulls are being trained to possibly one day buck cowboys on the...
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4 days ago
Tony Kanaan will have to get a duplicate trophy made for his Indianapolis 500 victory if he wants one for himself.
Kanaan promised to give his trophy to his 6-year-old son in Brazil. During a stop Tuesday in Texas on Tuesday, Kanaan says his son, Leo, won't forget that.
Kanaan says his son still has ''no idea how big this race is.'' When they spoke about the...
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13 days ago
After 11 seasons in IndyCar, Brazil’s Tony Kanaan had become his generation’s Michael Andretti: a top open-wheel driver whose likeness, somehow, was nowhere to be found on the Borg-Warner Trophy.
But after several close calls, Kanaan finally got to drink the milk at Indianapolis. (He chose two percent.)
Tony Kanaan finally celebrates an Indy 500 win. (Photo by REUTERS/Jeff Haynes...
Tony Kanaan won nearly $2.4 million for his victory at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.
The earnings were announced Monday at the Indianapolis 500 Victory Awards Celebration at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Checks were handed out at the lavish annual event, and Kanaan's total was $2,353,500.
It was a steep drop in earnings for the second-place finisher, but 21-year-old Colombian...
Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan has mixed views about green-white-checkered flag finishes.
Kanaan won his first Indy 500 under caution Sunday when Dario Franchitti crashed with three laps remaining. Although NASCAR makes three attempts to finish a race under green even if means going beyond the scheduled distance, the IndyCar Series does not.
Kanaan says IndyCar should consider...
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14 days ago
Chugging milk followed by splashing it over their head is a time-honored tradition for the winner of the Indianapolis 500. The act dates back to 1933 when race car driver Louis Meyer pulled into Victory Lane after his Indy 500 win and requested a cold glass of buttermilk to quench his thirst.
For more than 70 years, the winner of the race has carried on the tradition, and in 2013...
INDIANAPOLIS — Tony Kanaan has finally won the Indianapolis 500.
Kanaan drove past Ryan Hunter-Reay on a restart with three laps to go, then coasted across the finish line under yellow when defending race winner Dario Franchitti crashed far back in the field.
It was a hugely popular victory at the speedway, where Kanaan had endured so much heartache. The Brazilian had led 225 laps...
Tony Kanaan finally won the Indy 500 to give himself a win at the race that had always eluded him. Kanaan ran in the Indy 500 11 previous times without winning. His best previous finish came in 2004 when he finished second as a driver for Andretti Green Racing. He had a third and fourth-place [...]
Tony Kanaan won the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500. Here is a look at the total prize money payout for the 2013 Indy 500.
Tony Kanaan won the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 and celebrated in victory line for his first time in 12 attempts.