Motorsports Icon Mario Andretti Shakes Down Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Road Course

CONCORD, N.C. (March 23, 2017) – One of motorsports’ most accomplished drivers tried out a new racing venue this week, when Mario Andretti shook down Charlotte Motor Speedway’s road course in two high-performance cars. Andretti took to Charlotte’s 2.4-mile, purpose-built road course in an 887-horsepower 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid – which the 77-year-old got up to 177...
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13 days ago

Mario Andretti tries out, approves of Charlotte Motor Speedway road course

The IndyCar legend drove a 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid around the 2.4-mile course.
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13 days ago

Mario Andretti goes for a high-speed spin on Charlotte road course

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13 days ago

IndyCar's Marco Andretti curbs overthinking in bid to win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The best season of Marco Andretti's career was 11 years ago when he was a raw, unproven rookie without a care in the world. He remembers 2006 vividly, when he was labeled the next great American driver, the next great Andretti. Just three days away from his 30th birthday, Andretti wants to be that driver again. ''I go back to 2006 and I did not care...
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Box Score 2/28: Fat Tuesday means athletes on floats.

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading between chapters of our new Baseball Prospectus Annual.Happy birthday today to Aldo & Mario Andretti, Brian Billick, J. T. Snow, Eric Lindros, Jamaal Tinsley and Tayshaun Prince. On this date in 1960 the U.S. men's hockey...
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February 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Flashback: Andretti wins 1967 Daytona 500 in historic upset

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...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

IndyCar 2018 by Mario Andretti

Earlier this week, Mario Andretti sat down with RACER's David Malsha to talk about what he'd like to see in IndyCar by 2018. With the next-generation IndyCar due to start racing in 2018, RACER is running interviews with "the great and the good of IndyCar past, present and future" and asking fans to email all to discuss what they think IndyCar should be like...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mario Andretti to be grand marshal at Long Beach

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...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar team owner Michael Andretti's wife gives birth to twins

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...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Andretti helps PlayStation promote Gran Turismo 6

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 on Monday. It explains the process of...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

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