Even Americans who may not follow motor racing have heard of Mario Andretti, and why not? He is the only person ever to have won the Formula One World Championship, Indianapolis 500 and, yes, the Daytona 500.
Nowadays we look at Andretti, rightfully, as being one of the greatest racing drivers to have ever lived. However, he had to earn that status and, when he came into the 1967...
“Last year, every car had to complete a grand prix distance, from lights out to checkered flag, on just 100kg of fuel,” notes AutoSport.com writer Edd Straw.
Straw adds in his article that this was an “incredible feat” in Formula One, and proves that the World renown racing series remains on the leading edge of technological development.
However, while one can’t deny that...
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. Mario Andretti...
Via AP on Fox
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 the process of...
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December 16, 2013