Anybody can get their sweetheart's name or some patterned tatooed on their arm. But if you're an accomplished racing driver, you may want your ink to reflect your track record. And that's just what Tony Kanaan had done to his shoulder.

Open-wheel racing fans will be well acquainted with Kanaan's considerable accomplishments. The Brazilian driver won the Indy Lights title back in 1997, the Champ Car race at Laguna Seca in '99, the IndyCar title in 2004, and counts a total of 16 IndyCar race wins so far. That includes, of course, the Indianapolis 500 win in 2013. And he's still a force to be reckoned with, scoring three podium finishes this past season and a win as recently as Fontana at the end of last year.

That's quite the list of accomplishments. So to record it indelibly, Tony had his proudest achievement etched into his shoulder. The skin mural commemorates his Indy 500 win and includes the famous Borg-Warner Trophy, the number 11 under which he won it, and the bricks for which the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is known, all capped by an arching speedometer. Whether you're into tats or not, it's an impressive work of art, so check it out in the short video below which Kanaan posted on his Instagram page.

A video posted by Tony Kanaan (@tkanaan) on


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