Racing at home won't be as much fun for Tony Kanaan.
The Brazilian arrives at the Sao Paulo 300 with an injured right hand that he knows will bother him. He just doesn't know how much. He said his hand is ''still a mystery.''
Kanaan doesn't think it will keep him from driving in his 200th consecutive race Sunday, but he isn't sure if he will be able to get through the entire IndyCar event on a demanding street track.
He was hurt in a crash late in the race at Long Beach, Calif., two weeks ago. He broke no bones but he tore ligaments that will hinder some of his movements.
''The only thing I know is that it will hurt,'' Kanaan said Thursday. ''I don't know how much it will hurt and how much of the pain I'll be able to handle. I'll only know if I'll be able to drive after the first practice on Saturday morning. But, being Brazil, I know that I will have to suck it up.''
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