Car Racing: Al gets a girl racer.
SCOTLAND'S Allan McNish Allan McNish is a racing driver, born on 29 December 1969 in Dumfries, Scotland. He lives in Monaco with his wife Kelly. He is currently driving an Audi R10 and an R8 for Audi Sport North America in the American Le Mans series. will be partnered by a woman in this weekend's prestigious Daytona 24-hour sports car race in Florida.
McNish is to team up with 23-year-old Indy Racing League The Indy Racing League, better known as IRL, is the sanctioning body of a predominantly American based open-wheel racing series.
The League consists of two series, the premiere IndyCar Series star Danica Patrick. It will be the first time he has shared a car with a female and he's hoping she can help change his luck in the event.
The Scot, second in 1998 and 1999, said: "Danica showed by leading the Indy 500 last year that she is very accomplished and talented. She could be the lucky charm I've been missing."
Scots Dario and Marino Franchitti and Robin Liddell will also compete.