Features on Tony Stewart's Indy love affair, Jeff Gordon's final Brickyad start among the topics on NASCAR America and Countdown to Green back to back, starting at 2 p.m. ET from Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
INDIANAPOLIS - Relaxing in the middle seat of a red Chevy Suburban frenetically weaving through traffic while sirens wailed, Jeff Gordon downshifted into a reflection on slower times. The SUV's destination was Pittsboro, Ind., the adopted hometown of the four-time NASCAR champion that was punctuating its celebration of Jeff Gordon Day with a parade.
Garrison Keillor can be hard to reach these days. Part of the problem is he's busy. He has just returned from a vacation with his grandsons, and in a few days he'll be off on a 36-day "America the Beautiful" farewell bus tour of 30 cities.