Good for him!Wallace takes new commentator role full throttle
By Nate Ryan, USA TODAY
He's heading to Roger Penske's IRL shop in Reading, Pa., to scrutinize every inch of a Dallara-Honda.
He chatted up IRL IndyCar stars Danica Patrick and Dario Franchitti about their high-tech cars while killing time in the pits at the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona.
And he will take a spin in the real thing during an IRL test next month at Homestead-Miami Speedway, running 200-mph laps just to get a feel for open wheel.
I think this actually slipped under the radar a bit more than it should have, he could certainly attract some NASCAR faithful to check out the IRL and maybe vice versa. Him taking a spin in an IndyCar will make various news broadcasts and racing-related web sites I'm sure. Especially if he stuffs it into the wall...