"Paul (Tracy) is great and all, but he doesn't have any experience in these cars and he's getting a little old...We're looking at 19- and 20-year olds, and he's almost 40. But it would be a shame if he didn't get a ride. I hope to God he gets a ride, I really do...I hope somebody picks him up, because he's always good for a story. He's one of those guys you either love or hate, but he's going to get the series out there. He gets press." - Michael Andretti
FoxSports says Tracy (who's stature in open-wheel racing has yielded a plethora of nicknames, from "Captain Crunch" to "PT Barnum" to "The Chrome Horn") is in Las Vegas to chat up Big Chip, who's in town for the N-Word event. Can't blame a guy for trying.
I'm not exactly a huge fan of Tracy's, but the series would suffer to lose his antics in this pivotal season. Oh, that Gene Simmons ever had the, umm, initiative to put his money where The Tongue is and fund a team of Tracy and PJ Chesson. The profits from merchandise sales of such a dynamic racing team would just about cover the cost of the nearly-certain chassis damages.
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