"I do carry some non-rookie stripes. I hope that's part of the broadcast that I can include that will be insightful and interesting and good for the viewers," she said. "When I come to the track, I drive through the tunnel, I come in, I can see the pagoda. I can feel the track. It's like an entity for me."
She told The Associated Press racing at Indy last year after an eight-year run in NASCAR refreshed her knowledge bank and gives her plenty to discuss.