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Kanaan, AJ Foyt Racing 'ready for a new challenge'

It was a jovial mood at the Foyt Wine Vault on Thursday. With the signing of Tony Kanaan, AJ Foyt Racing did something it's never done before – hire an existing Indy 500 champion for a full season drive other than A.J. Foyt, who owned the team when he won his third and fourth Indianapolis 500s. After admitting the team had talked with the 2013 Indy 500 winner for the last few years, team manager Larry Foyt said both parties had reached a point where a deal was possible. "We both knew each other and had talked and had said if the time ever came available that we could do something together that we would look at it seriously," Foyt said. "So that's really what happened, and...
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