'Malcolm's' Muniz Leaves Hollywood Rat Race for Pro Racing Sitcom
Star Signs Two-Year Racing Deal, With TV Dad's Approval
April 13, 2006 — Frankie Muniz has a new Formula — and it's not the type you'll see on a primetime sitcom.
The 20-year-old "Malcolm in the Middle" star has applied the breaks to his acting career, at least temporarily, to race for Jensen Motorsport in the Formula BMW competition.
We do believe they mean "the brakes." And we sincerely hope he doesn't go the way of Jason Priestly, who broke his head while driving a racecar. Those kind of breaks are far worse than the ones Hollywood dishes out.