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Latest Mario Andretti Items
IndyCar driver Ryan Hunter-Reay thought he was lost when he saw "NASCAR" signs lining the entrance road into Pocono Raceway.
Marco Andretti has bounced back from the worst year of his IndyCar career, putting his famous family atop the open-wheel racing standings for the first time in more than a decade.
Marco Andretti poked across the finish line, his family curse firmly intact at the Brickyard.
The hard-luck loser no more, Tony Kanaan finally won the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday _ with a bit of luck, at that.
Kanaan drove past Ryan Hunter-Reay on a restart Sunday with three laps to go, then coasted across the finish line under yellow when defending race winner Dario Franchitti crashed far back in the field.
Tony Kanaan had one more lap, one anticlimactic last lap under the yellow caution flag, to end 12 years of frustration in the Indianapolis 500.
The 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 is Sunday with a wide-open field and a pair of drivers trying to join the elite list of four-time winners. Two Americans start on the front row, along with Carlos Munoz, an unknown Indy 500 newcomer who grew up idolizing Juan Pablo Montoya _ a fellow Colombian who won "The Greatest Spectacle In Racing" as a rookie.
They have dinner together. They chat it up on Twitter. They offer congratulations on jobs well done, solace when things don't go so well.
Shortly before he left home for Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Marco Andretti watched a documentary that showed his grandfather, Mario, at the famed track.