After seeing a new documentary, Senna, I can't imagine anyone not being hooked by the drivers and the spectacle of human beings piloting autos through hair splitting curves at speeds in excess of 200 mph.
There's a good reason why experts advise against taking the last ski run of the day. Whether from fatigue, carelessness or a sense of invincibility, it often ends in disaster. In Italy, I found that out for myself.
This year is special at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway: It is the 100th anniversary of the first running of the annual 500-mile race there and Helio Castroneves has a good chance of becoming the Indy 500's youngest four-time champ.