INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 17: Marco Andretti, driver of the #25 Andretti Autosport RC Cola Chevrolet, arrives in a golf cart as grandfather Mario Andretti looks on during practice for the 2013 Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 17, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The legend of Dick Trickle was established long, long, long, long before he ever came south to run the Cup stuff ... He was the Richard Petty, the A. J. Foyt, the Mario Andretti of the Midwest tracks. It’s like saying Dale Earnhardt, Richard Petty taught people here how to be Cup drivers. He taught people how to be short-track drivers.
The axle of the car is broken ... Whether Mario Andretti or you gets behind the wheel, you're not going to be able to drive it.More quotes »
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will be a great event as it gives a younger audience an understanding of the tradition of racing at this track," said Mario Andretti, who won the Indianapolis 500 in 1969. "I was so glad to be involved because I want to show these children the essence of what 5/21/13 from ESPN Read more »
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was quoted by the Fox 59 report as saying:"Unbelievable , exhilarating. The speeds, the excitement of sitting behind Mario Andretti, the all-time great. It was just fabulous."Chuck Pagano enters his second year as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts. He was from Sport Balla Read more »
Schatz Evens The Score At Williams Grove
of the biggest names in racing history have won at Williams Grove, names like Mario Andretti, A.J. Foyt, Jan Opperman, Tony Stewart, J.J. Yeley, Jack Hewitt and Kenny Weld. Its history is hallowed and to many the red clay surface of The Grove is sacred ground. from Skirts and Scruffs Read more »
This week in 1979: Nelson Piquet Sr. proves himself: Looking back at Autoweekand#8217;s May 14, 1979 issue
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On racing with Mario Andretti at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway before the Indy 500
and one of mine came today while I was sailing around the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway at more than 180 miles an hour, with Mario Andretti at the wheel. The Grand Canyon was breathtaking. So were the Grand Tetons and CaliforniaÂs Pacific Coast Highway. from Indianapolis Star Read more »