A.J. Foyt continues to recover from his triple bypass surgery and subsequent complications at home in Houston. Foyt has been more active since his first return to his IndyCar Series race shop in mid-January.
“I’m doing a lot better; every day I’m
doing a little bit more,” Foyt said. “I’m getting more of my strength back and
I’m eating a better than I was when this first happened. I feel with all of the
problems I had I’m looking pretty good.
"I’ve been on my bulldozer a couple
times. Nothing to brag about, I was very weak and very tired but I have done
some stuff with it. I probably should keep that quiet because I’m not sure the
doctor would enjoy hearing that.”
Foyt, who has lost 50 pounds over the winter,
does not expect to make it to a race before May as his current treatment keeps
him tied to Houston, but he hasn’t ruled out a day trip.
“I may sneak out to a
test where I can come and go in the same day. But that’s a call I’ll make based
on how I feel that day. I think the new cars look pretty nice," he said. "The engineers are
going to have their hands full with all of the trick stuff they came up with on
the new aero kit. I’m anxious to hear the feedback from testing.”