Racing Star Dario Franchitti Driving a New Set of Wheels

The three time Indy 500 winner speaks out on how his accident sparked a whole new career.
3:00 | 03/25/14

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She is a legend and living legend. And dario franchitti here with us in the heart of times square. He won the indy 500 three types and indycar series four times. By any statistical measure one of the great race car drivers of his time and now to join us since a really horrific accident cost you your racing career so first of all, dario, so vimly how are you feeling? I'm doing okay, thank you. Dealing with a couple of issues, a little bit with the head. My memory isn't what it once was. My ankle is -- limiting but I'll take that. You know the other options weren't so good so I'm just happy to go standing here and feeling very lucky. We're happy to have you standing here. And so doctors advised you it was time to hang them up, the career would come to an end but you have a new role now with the target team and in the sport. Tell us about it. Yeah, absolutely. I'm still working with the target team which I love. It's a group of guys that have become my family over the years so I'm an adviser now so I work with the drivers with Tony, Ryan and Charlie, work with the engineers and continue to work with target as a driver and still a lot of fun to be involved with the sport and try to win races. Great to have you again. You'll driving the pace car at the indy 500 coming back and you'll join us with Tony Kanaan, can't wait to have you back. We want to get you inside where it's a little warmer. Congratulations. Thanks. Dario, it is great to have you with us. You can tune in for the very first race of the verizon indycar series Sunday on ABC at 3:00 P.M. Eastern. Do not miss dario driving the pace car. Indy 500 on may 25th also right here on ABC.

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