There is almost no limit to the lengths a man will go for pride. Take Texas' A. J. (for Anthony Joseph) Foyt.
There he was, at Florida's Daytona International Speedwayin a sports car, of all things.
Fast cars are nothing new to Foyt: he practically cut his teeth on a camshaft. The son of a Houston garage owner, A. J. won his first auto race at the age of fourin a scaled-down midget with a one-cylinder engine and a top speed of 18 m.p.h. He quit school at 17 to turn pro, fought...