A.J. Foyt, racing legend from Houston
A.J. Foyt’s first Indy 500 win happened 60 years ago on May 30th.
In Episode 12 of “Dave Ward & Friends,” Dave and A.J. discuss Foyt’s racing career, life, and their enduring friendship.
A Houston native, A.J. talks about how he first got into racing, and all the victories and injuries he experienced during his time on the tracks.
This episode highlights how A.J., who Dave describes as “the greatest race car driver ever”, came to become the first driver to win the Indy 500 four times, as well as myriad titles in numerous genres of motorsports.
Our grand finale and final two episodes of Season 2 are with John Mecom, Jr. (episodes 13 and 14) of the iconic Houston Mecom Family.