Tuesday morning, Mario Andretti gave 102-year-old Edith Pittenger a ride around the 105-year-old Indianapolis Motor Speedway in a two-seat Indy car ride.
It is easy to write off an American Formula 1 effort. Since Mario Andretti's world championship, the track record hasn't been stellar. Haas Lola, Michael Andretti, Eddie Cheever, Scott Speed and the aborted USF1 pretty much sums up the last 30 years.So why will Gene Haas (no relation to Carl of Haas Lola) be different? Just another cousin trying to break into the old boys...
In an exclusive interview with GPupdate, Mario Andretti has stressed his concerns over the form of the current Ferrari and the gap the team has to make up to Mercedes.
“Ferrari cannot be fighting for the final point. It’s not good for Ferrari and it’s not good for Formula 1,” Andretti, who claimed his world title with Lotus in 1978.
“For some reason or another Ferrari...
INDYCAR officials announced today that Mario Andretti will be the grand marshal of the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 13th. Andretti won three IndyCar races in his career, as well as the 1977 Formula One race on the streets of Long Beach, California.
“It is totally appropriate to have Mario as grand marshal for our 40th race,” Jim Michaelian, president and CEO...
Race car team owner Michael Andretti's wife has given birth to twins.
Jodi Andretti gave birth to son Mario and daughter Miati ''Mia'' in Indianapolis on Thursday morning. The twins are the first children for the couple.
His youngest son is obviously named after grandfather, Mario Andretti, who ranks second on the open-wheel all-time wins list with 52 victories...
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February 13, 2014
Mario Andretti is helping PlayStation promote its new video game, Gran Turismo 6.
PlayStation is marking the launch of Gran Turismo 6 with the social video documentary ''First Love,'' which focuses on Andretti and the moment he fell in love with his 1948 Hudson Hornet.
The third chapter of the video documentary was posted to GT6firstlove.com on Monday. It explains...
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December 16, 2013
Andretti Autosport said Friday it will test third-generation driver Jarett Andretti in a USF2000 car at Putnam Park Raceway.
The test is scheduled for next Wednesday at the track located in Greencastle, Ind.
Andretti is a 19-year-old is a student at NC State and began racing two years ago in go-karts. He is the son of John Andretti, and the grandson of Aldo Andretti.
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October 05, 2012
Legend Mario Andretti will help COTA promote the return of F1 to the United States in 2012...
Dottie Sandusky goes Mario Andretti and nearly runs over Pittsburgh's channel 11 reporter Courtney Brennan. Brennan was outside Sandusky's house filming a clip in regards to complaints about Sandusky looking at children in a nearbye park. The person she should of ran over was Jerry Sandusky himself. I'm sure he will do well in prison!
Chase run elevates Smoke as 2011 SPEED Performer Of The Year...