About Buddy Rice:
Buddy Rice is an American racecar driver. He is best known for winning the 2004 Indianapolis 500 while driving for Rahal Letterman Racing, and the 2009 24 Hours of Daytona for Brumos Racing.
Between us and the writers, it was comedy hour the whole time. We could hardly get through it.
I've always loved old hot rods. I have four or five of them at home that I work on when I'm not working out.
When the car's going well, I purr like a kitten.
It's pretty cool to be able to hang out with the President and have the race-winning car on the South Lawn.
I don't think you'll understand the true repercussions of what the 500 does for you until years down the road.
It's hard to put into words, shaking hands with the most powerful man in the world.
I've always been under the radar.
It's always a little different, racing on your hometown track. It makes it more special.
Mile tracks put more emphasis on the driver. On the longer tracks, you can drive flat out all the way around, so it's more of an engineering exercise. On a mile, you can't run flat out. You're constantly in traffic, there's more driver involvement.