Mario Andretti

Overview:

Mario Andretti is a legend regarded by many as the greatest race car driver of all-time, but it wasn’t just the winning that made him a champion; it was the way he did it. Filled with a lifelong passion for the sport, he had an incredible drive to win and a competitive spirit. Off the track, Mario is admired for his great warmth, dignity, and class. He is well-traveled, articulate, inquisitive, principled, and extremely hard working. Mario has an “old school” upbringing with an emphasis on respect, humility, and a strong work ethic. Those attributes are part of what makes him such an engaging superstar. Mario’s esteem covers the globe like a blanket.

Mario’s passion for winning is unparalleled and extends far beyond the race track. He now owns gas stations, a petroleum distributorship, racing school, and winery in addition to several other business interests. Mario also serves as a corporate spokesman for Firestone, Magnaflow Performance Exhaust, and Mutual of Omaha.

Highlights:

  • Named Driver of the Century
  • 4-Time IndyCar National Champion
  • Formula One World Champion
  • Named Driver of the Year in three different decades
  • Winner of the Indianapolis 500, Daytona 500, 12 Hours of Sebring, and 24 Hours of Daytona
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