AJ Foyt Commentary in USA Today of Watkins Glen Race

Let me begin by saying congratulations to team owner Dale Coyne and his driver Justin Wilson on a well-deserved victory at Watkins Glen! I had already left the track but if I'd been there I would have congratulated him personally.

His team has come a long way in the 25 years since he himself first began driving Indy cars in 1984. Like me, Dale has seen a lot of changes in the sport and he has managed to weather them all. His team's first win will be the most popular one of the season without a doubt.

The weather at Watkins Glen International was the best they've had since we've been racing Indy cars there. I was glad to get out of Houston where it was 104 degrees and rising. With temperatures in the 60s on Saturday, it was even a little chilly for this old Texan but it felt good. On race day the weather was in the mid-70s and it was really nice. More….

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