posted on Jun, 19 2004 @ 06:02 PM
BROOKLYN, Mich.(AP) - Teammates Jeff Gordon, Brian Vickers and Jimmie Johnson and several Hendrick Motorsports team members hopped aboard a helicopter
and then a private plane and headed for Indianapolis immediately after the final practice Saturday.
They made the quick trip to Indy in time to watch qualifying for Sunday's U.S. Grand Prix and take a tour of the Formula One garages at the
Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
"We're going to show these guys a little bit about what Formula One is like and how it works," said Gordon, who earlier this year caught an F1 race in
Joining the drivers, who will start 1-2-3 in Sunday's race, were Chad Knaus, Johnson's crew chief, Hendrick Motorsports competition manager Ken House
and Brian Whitesell, team manager for Gordon and Johnson.