Greenwood man wants career in racing but has backup plan


Greenwood resident T.J. Flynn, a junior mechanical engineering major at IUPUI, is in the fledgling stage of what he hopes will be a successful racing career. He is shown talking to young fans during a Championship Racing Association event. SUBMITTED PHOTO

T.J. Flynn is trying to keep on the path, balancing dreams and reality the way a racecar driver works to keep his car in the groove between the slick parts of a speedway’s track.

The 22-year-old Greenwood resident is chasing a dream to drive racecars at the highest level.

But he’s also pursuing it in a manner that allows him to plan responsibly for what the future holds, whether or not he reaches his racing goals.

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