Kanaan, Barrichello Seek Another Karting Win
Indianapolis, Nov. 25, 2010: Longtime friends Tony Kanaan and Rubens Barrichello are teaming up again for the annual Granja Viana 500 go-kart race in their native Brazil on Nov. 27.
Kanaan, the 2004 IZOD IndyCar Series champion, and F1 standout Barrichello have teamed with various drivers to win eight of the previous 13 races. They will partner with former IZOD IndyCar Series Rookie of the Year Felipe Giaffone in an attempt to win a record ninth time in the event, which caps off the racing season in Brazil.
IZOD IndyCar Series driver Vitor Meira is slated to drive a pair of karts in the endurance race. He's entered with Christian Fittipaldi and Nelson Piquet Jr. in one kart and with his A.J. Foyt Racing team manager Larry Foyt in another. Ana Beatriz is also entered in the race.