RACER.com Feature on PWC’s O’Connells

Like Father, Like Son for O’Connells in PWC

Canaan O’Connell is not only following in his father Johnny’s tire tracks, but the two are enjoying competing at the same tracks on some Pirelli World Challenge weekends.

You know, Johnny, it could have been worse … you could have been sucked into coaching Little League baseball. But that would have been difficult since you work weekends.

“I’m nervous as heck when I watch him, I’m not going to lie,” says Cadillac Racing driver Johnny O’Connell of watching his son, Canaan (pictured, with Johnny), race in the Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car B class, where he’s making a habit of winning. “But I’m excited. Seeing him winning is a better feeling than me winning. This way I can keep an eye on him. I can focus on my responsibilities at Cadillac, and break away and help him when I can.


Excerpted from RACER.com. Read the full article at:
http://www.racer.com/pwc/item/141439-like-father-like-son-for-o-connells-in-pwc