The Sports Car That Allows A Paralysed IndyCar Driver To Race Again


During testing in 1999, IndyCar driver, Sam Schmidt, had a crash that left him completely paralysed from the shoulders down, and was told he'd never race again. 22 years later, we caught up with the Arrow McLaren SP IndyCar team owner at Goodwood Festival of Speed to watch him drive The Hillclimb in a specially modified Corvette C8 that he controls using his breath. Here's Sam and the SAM Car's incredible story. 

About this video

Duration 07:13
Posted Jul 31, 2021
Series Goodwood Festival of Speed
Drivers Sam Schmidt