Notes & Quotes: Grand Prix of Portland

August 29, 2018

 Rodney Klausmeyer, nicknamed 'Rod Dog', joined AJ Foyt Racing in 2000 as a transporter driver after working as an electrician for A.J. Foyt when Foyt built his race shop in Waller, Texas in 1998.  We asked Rodney a few questions, including one about getting his windshield smashed while driving…

 

Q: How long will it take you to drive to Portland, Ore.?

RK: “It will take 38 hours, it is 2,250 miles from Indianapolis which is where we left from. [Note: the Houston-based team worked out of the Indy shop to change the car over from oval to road course configuration after the race at Gateway Saturday night.]