Former INDYCAR drivers Sam Schmidt and Mario Andretti announced they will go head to head in a race next month at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports co-owner and Indianapolis 500 legend will race semi-autonomous cars on the circuit’s 2.439-mile permanent road course on May 13 ahead of the INDYCAR Grand Prix.
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Eric LeGrand is undoubtedly one the most inspirational people you could ever meet. He is an author, motivational speaker, sports announcer and former defensive tackle for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team. Eric is living with paralysis, after absorbing a devastating tackle while playing Army at MetLife Stadium on October 16, 2010, leaving his C-3 and C-4 vertebrae fractured.