INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he would jump at the
chance to drive in the Indianapolis 500 if there were not a
conflicting NASCAR race on the same day.
Rain washed out his plans for a ride in a two-seat Indy car on
Thursday. Instead, he strapped himself behind the wheel and
received a 10-minute driving lesson from former 500 winner Dan
Earnhardt said he "picked his brains as hard as I could." And
he said driving at Indianapolis "definitely interests me,"
thought he has NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte, N.C., on the
However, he said he and many other NASCAR drivers would try Indy
if the schedules could be resolved.
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