A.J. Foyt

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A.J. Foyt in Speedway, Indiana, in 2015

A.J. Foyt (born January 16, 1935) is an American racecar driver. He was a four-time Indianapolis 500 winner. He also won at the Daytona 500.

Early life[change | change source]

Foyt was born in Houston, Texas. He attended Pershing and Hamilton middle schools and Lamar, San Jacinto and St. Thomas Catholic high schools,[1] but he dropped out to become a mechanic.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. HISD Connect - Alumni[dead link] Houston Independent School District
  2. Foyt, A. J.[dead link] Microsoft Encarta. Archived 2009-10-31.