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TONY KANAAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kanaan eager for chance at Indy 500 repeat

ARLINGTON, Texas - Tony Kanaan hopes his Tuesday trip to Hurricane Harbor isn't an omen to how the rest of his week is going to go. Kanaan, the defending Indianapolis 500 winner, finished in the back of the pack when he helped christen the new Wahoo Racer water ride against various Arlington officials. He's hoping for much better results Sunday when he starts 16th in the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Indy 500 champ Tony Kanaan chasing history

Now that Tony Kanaan has an Indianapolis 500 title, he has a new goal - becoming the first driver in speedway history to win races in two different series. The Brazilian IndyCar racer took his first laps in a Grand-Am car during Thursday's practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Kanaan isn't the first to try the feat. Indy pole winner Ed Carpenter and Wade Cunningham both...
Via Fox Sports
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Kanaan sharing Indy 500 win with son

The Indianapolis 500 trophy is destined for the bedroom of Tony Kanaan's 6-year-old son in Brazil. ''Once you promise something for a kid ... he won't forget,'' Kanaan said Tuesday. What young Leo doesn't realize is that the Indy 500 winner gets a much smaller replica of the Borg-Warner Trophy than the permanent one at Indianapolis. ''I promised...
Via AP on Fox
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Kanaan sharing Indy 500 win with son in Brazil

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...
Via AP on Fox
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Kanaan earned nearly $2.4 million at Indy 500

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...
Via Fox Sports
May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Kanaan tells the story of the good luck medal.

Perhaps it's just what the doctor ordered . Indycar's most popular driver, not only among the fams, but among the drivers as well, Tony Kanaan broke an 0-11 streak at Indianapolis today as he won the Indy 500. A race that had an unbelievable 68 lead changes, ended with quite possibly it's best ambassador in victory lane. TK's victory was not without it's myths...
Via Fan View Point
May 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Kanaan gets huge kiss from wife Lauren after winning Indy 500

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 [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Indy 500 purse payout for 2013: Total prize money for Tony Kanaan and field

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.
Via Gamedayr
May 26, 2013  |  Discuss
ULTIMATE ACHIEVEMENT

Tony Kanaan wins Indy 500

Tony Kanaan won the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 and celebrated in victory line for his first time in 12 attempts.

Via Tireball.com
May 26, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Tony Kanaan Sebring In-Car

Enjoy a frantic, dizzying ride around Sebring's short course with 2004 IZOD IndyCar Series champion Tony Kanaan in his KV Racing Dallara DW12-Chevrolet.
Via Speed Network
February 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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