Tony Kanaan's 2014 options may include NASCAR ride with Joe Gibbs...
Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan, left, is weighing his racing options for 2014.
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Since: Apr 13
#1 Sep 7, 2013
No, no, no. I like Tony but I hope he doesn't make this move. Retire on top of your game in the IRL.
#2 Sep 7, 2013
He's just about at retirement age for open wheel racing, if he decides to run NASCAR he's good for another 20 years.
Since: Sep 12
#3 Sep 11, 2013
It's true that he's getting too old for open-wheel. In open-wheel you rarely see drivers much beyond thirty, and TK is thirty-eight. From an open-wheel perspective, he's an old man.
There's a problem with a move to NASCAR, though. TK isn't American. Though we do technically have non-American drivers in NASCAR, they're a small minority and Americans tend to have a bias against foreign drivers. I can only think of two current Sprint Cup drivers, out of forty-three full-time drivers, that aren't born in the US - Montoya and Ambrose. Being a foreigner doesn't mean he can't drive in NASCAR, of course, but he won't be well-received by fans.
#4 Sep 11, 2013
Another open-wheel chump looking to make himself look stupid by the good ole cab drivers of NASCAR. You'd think the chumps would have figured out by now that there is a little more to stock car racing than there is to high gokarts. I guess he's decided to try to make some real money.
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