Tony intends to shave Danica Patrick's head in victory lane when she wins her first IRL race.
In December 2006, Tony was invited by Ferrari F1 driver Felipe Massa to participate in a kart race in the south of Brazil.
Tony will join F1 drivers, Rubens Barrichello, Tiago Monteiro, Tonio Luizzi, Robert Doornbos, Ricardo Zonta and Nelson Piquet Jr at the 'International Stars Challenge'. The event will take place at the 'Kartodromo Internacional dos Ingleses', located 700km south of Sao Paulo, and also boast famous names including Jean Alesi, Enrique Bernoldi, Antonio Pizzonia, Luciano Burti, and Tarso Marques.
His Chinese astrological sign is the Ox.
Tony has the same birthday as Scott Ian, Val Kilmer and George Thorogood.
His astrological sign is Capricorn.
Tony and Hélio Castroneves are close friends.
He finished second in the 2005 IRL Championship, behind his teammate, Dan Wheldon.
He started racing go-carts when he was eight years old.
He held the pole position for the 2005 Indianapolis 500.
Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello is a close friend of Tony's.
He was the 2004 Indy Racing League Champion.
Due to raceday superstition, Tony always puts his right shoe on first before a race, and gets into the car from the left side.
He did a commercial for Reese's Caramel Cups, which also featured NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick.
Tony regularly works with performance scientist Dr. Jacques Dallare.
He was used in an ad by one of the teams on season 5 of "The Apprentice".
His father died when Tony was thirteen years old.
Tony races for Andretti Green Racing team.
Tony speaks English, Portuguese, Italian, and Spanish.
He was the 1997 Indy Lights champion.
Tony appeared in the 2001 Sylvester Stallone movie "Driven."
Danica Patrick: (on which other driver she would like to see in a swimsuit) My teammate Tony Kanaan - he's got a pretty rocking body. He's ripped.