Kanaan's bizarre IndyCar weekend
A serious accident, having to prepare his own car, an eerie message invoking a lost friend, and a drive from last to third. Tony Kanaan's weekend in Baltimore was one of the most bizarre of his career. He talked to Mark Glendenning about it
In the past 10 years, Tony Kanaan has made 147 starts in IndyCar. And rarely can he have had a day as strange as last Sunday in Baltimore.
The Brazilian had already surfed through an erratic first couple of days in Maryland. Delays in getting the new street circuit ready caused the cancellation of the opening practice session on Friday, leaving the drivers and teams less time to get themselves dialled into the many eccentricities of a circuit characterised by technical corners, different surfaces and endless bumps.
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