Jason Carr got the unique opportunity to hop in and go for a spin Thursday. The Michigan State grad had to move past his protest of the firesuit first though: It was maize and blue.
Nonetheless, our fearless host of "The Nine" hopped in before even meeting the man who held his life in his hands.
The madman reducing him to crazy eyes - and then prayers - was none other than Indy car driver Martin Plowman. He topped out at 140 MPH on the backstretch.
Go for a ride with him yourself by watching the video above.