Indy 500 Champ Tony Kanaan ‘In Talks’ To Do ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Wed, July 10, 2013 3:50pm EST by 1 Comment
SplashNews

Move over, Hélio Castroneves — There may be a new Indy 500 winner racing onto dance floor!

The horsepower was in high gear July 9 at the NYC premiere of Turbo. The animated film, about a garden snail who aspires to win the Indy 500, stars Ryan Reynolds, Michelle Rodriguez, and Snoop Dogg, and it’s the perfect family film. And speaking of racing, HollywoodLife.com spoke with the latest Indy 500 winner Tony Kanaan EXCLUSIVELY about his recent win — and the possibility of joining Dancing With The Stars!

Tony Kanaan On Winning The Indy 500

Tony Kanaan, 38, won the 2013 Indianapolis 500 on May 26, making him the first Brazilian driver to win the esteemed race since Hélio Castroneves in 2009. Here’s what he told us about his epic victory:

It’s the best feeling in the world. Obviously, it’s something I’ve dreamed of for all of my career and to be able to achieve it, it’s definitely the biggest achievement of my life.

Tony Kanaan Talks The Possibility Of ‘DWTS’

Hélio won the fifth season of the dancing competition show in 2007, which really adds some pressure for Tony. He opened up to us about the prospect of joining the cast — and it sounds like a definite possibility! Here’s what he said:

Yeah, we’re in talks. Obviously, Hélio did such a great job representing the drivers and the Brazilians. Me being a Brazilian, I’m going to have a tough task but I’ll try. We’ll see. If it’s the right time, I’ll definitely accept it and go try it.

If Tony decides to join the cast and can dance anything like Hélio, we may have another winner on our hands! Congrats to Tony on his Indy 500 win!

Are YOU excited to see Turbo? Would you want to see Tony on Dancing With The Stars? Let us know what you think!

WATCH: ‘Turbo’ Trailer


Subscribe to me on YouTube

– Avery Thompson

More Movie News:

  1. ‘Man Of Steel’ Premiere: Henry Cavill Talks Superman’s ‘Epic’ Journey
  2. Selena Gomez’s ‘Spring Breakers’ Premieres At Toronto Film Festival
  3. ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Movie Release Date Revealed

Insert_POLL

Leave a Reply

To comment, please fill in the fields below, enter your comment and select the Comment button.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

View Comment

Evelyn B. Linton (@EvelynBLinton)

Posted at 4:39 PM on July 10, 2013  

as Peggy answered I’m impressed that any body can make $8409 in one month on the computer. did you see this website… can99.ℂ­om

 Reply
Share this comment at Share with Twitter