Hopefully this will be a fun way to pass some time during the offseason and through the rest of the year. Each day I'll post the past and present Indy Car drivers who were born that day, along with a short writeup and (hopefully) a picture. It's a slow start with there being only one New Year's baby, but it will pick up real soon. Birthdates all come from www.champcarstats.com.
Phil Caliva (67)
Born in Sicily, he spent a couple of years in Super Vee before moving up to Indy Cars in 1979. His best result was at the inaugural Michigan 500 in 1981. He was the last driver in the field through a 10 lap last chance race, but kept running all day and moved from 37th to 8th at the finish. Here he is at Mid-Ohio, 1980: