Buddy Rice is one of seventeen drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 from the pole, but was never able to duplicate the success he had that day or that season. It was the only time he finished the race better than eighth, and the only season he finished better than ninth in points. A lot of that was due to instability with sponsors and a 2005 practice crash that prevented him from defending his title. His last full-time season in IndyCar was 2008.
The laid-back native Arizonan joined the show today to look back on 2004 - hint: his life doesn't still revolve around that win - and give us an update on what he's up to now. Take a listen: