Foyt's tough transition: Legendary driver struggles as racing owner

Foyt with a wrench. It's an iconic image dating back to the 1960s, when the brash, hott e m p e r e d racer started forging his image as one of the world's best drivers. A wrench gripped by Foyt's rugged hands is still the image that best characterizes the legendary Texan. But in an era of high-tech diagnostics and sponsor-driven economics, it's no longer a winning image. "There are certain athletes, racing drivers and personalities that have unusual...

 

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