steel-and-asphalt:Arie Luyendyk (#61) leads Bobby Rahal (#3)…


Arie Luyendyk (#61) leads Bobby Rahal (#3) through the corkscrew at Laguna Seca.
CART PPG Indy Car World Series, Laguna Seca Raceway, 1985 Stroh’s 300K
Photo Credit: The Marshall Pruett Archives

I ran into Arie four years ago at Barber. I couldn’t think of much to say besides the first thing that came to mind. I plopped my then-2 year old kiddo up next to him and said “wow. I wrote a report about you when I was in fourth grade.” He smiled, nudged my kiddo and said “well we’ve all gotten a bit older, haven’t we?”