"That was definitely the reaction I got in the beginning: 'Uh oh, he’s gonna hurt himself,' or, 'He’ll do it for a year and then it’ll be over.' But once I started beating people, slowly I started building more and more respect from the other drivers. [Sometimes] people will say, 'Why are you racing? You haven’t done well.' But I’ve done really well if you knew what I was doing. But people just don’t fully understand it. So, people in the racing world for sure know that I’m for real and know that I can keep coming, and eventually—maybe even this year—win races. That’s in a sense why I would want to go the path of the IRL. You know Danica Patrick, you know Helio Castroneves—I want people to see me racing up there in the Indy 500 and be like, 'Oh my God, like woah, that Malcolm kid actually can drive!'" - Atlantics driver Frankie Muniz, tacitly acknowledging that no matter what happens in his racing career he'll always be "that Malcolm kid".
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