Adam Rippon Goes Racing At The Honda Indy: ‘My Nuts Are In My Stomach’

From the ice to the track!

Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon took the ride of a lifetime during Honda’s “Fastest Seat in Sports” event at the Honda Indy in Toronto.

Shawn Gritzmacher/IndyCar
Shawn Gritzmacher/IndyCar

At his first IndyCar race, the “Dancing With The Stars” alum rode two laps with fellow “DwtS” Mirror Ball champion and three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves.

After riding in the back of Castroneves’ two-seater at over 150 mph, Rippon admitted: “I definitely feel like my nuts are in my stomach.

“This is a little bit like how I drive to the grocery store. A little bit more intense, but Helio is killing it.”

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The Olympic medallist also revealed he has a new respect for IndyCar drivers and what they go through during a race.

Shawn Gritzmacher/IndyCar
Shawn Gritzmacher/IndyCar

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Rippon, 29, retired from figure skating after taking home a bronze medal for the team event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, making him the first openly gay American athlete to win a medal at the Winter Olympics.

Since his sporting achievements, Rippon has guest-starred on “Will & Grace” and appeared in Taylor Swift’s “You Need To Calm Down” music video.

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