It appears that Marco Andretti didn't just work on his driving over the off-season.
Just go back to the IZOD IndyCar Series' most recent round at Long Beach. The third-generation driver was stuck with a 25th place starting position after being penalized for what INDYCAR saw as a blocking penalty during qualifying. Andretti still managed to rise through the field until he sustained front end damage.
Unbowed, he was able to climb back into the Top 10 and came away with a seventh-place finish -- saving the day for Andretti Autosport, who saw their three other drivers, Ryan Hunter-Reay, James Hinchcliffe, and E.J. Viso, run into trouble.
"The old me might have gotten really frustrated and ended up not with a decent result, basically taking my head out of it before I was out of it," Andretti admitted on Wednesday. "Instead, I'm like, 'OK, we've got what we got, let's try to get the most from it.' .....