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Racing legend Mario Andretti visits Anoka and talks safety with his fans
Coon Rapids ECM Publishers - Coon Rapids, MN, USA - A car racing legend, Mario Andretti, talked racing and safety with his fans on Wednesday as he visited Anoka, part of his involvement in a re-grand opening of Wright Tire Service.

One of car racing's most recognizable names, the senior Andretti focuses on motor vehicle safety, with his message aimed at young drivers. He travels to many schools around the nation, speaks to many youths, ages 14-16, trying to give them some basic ideas of how to develop good driving habits.

During his Anoka visit, Andretti headlined a special meeting of the Anoka Area Chamber of Commerce at the Greenhaven Golf Club.
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Posted 8/8/2007 12:08:49 AM | Permalink
World Champion Mario Andretti Endorses Cannonball 8000 at Pink Sheets Launch - USA - 8000 Inc. (Pink Sheets -, owners and organisers of the Cannonball 8000 rally, today named motor racing legend Mario Andretti to the position of Global Ambassador, the same day as the company's Pink Sheets debut.

No name is more synonymous with auto racing than Mario Andretti. Often referred to as the greatest race car driver of all time, his record of success is the most diverse in the sport's history. He's taken everything from NASCAR's crown jewel, the Daytona 500 (in 1967) to the Indianapolis 500 (in 1969) to Formula One's World Championship (1978) The only driver ever to win
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Posted 8/1/2007 04:08:20 PM | Permalink
Dale Jr. Among Special Ticket Design Finalists Chosen for Daytona 500
Ticket News - Vernon, CT, USA - Dale Earnhardt Jr., Mario Andretti and comedian Jeff Foxworthy are among the 10 celebrity finalists in the competition to design the 50th anniversary Daytona 500 ticket.

To commemorate the milestone of NASCAR's most prestigious race on Feb. 17, 2008, Daytona International Speedway has created “Celebrity Tickets for Charity,” asking a long list of celebrities from sports, music, movies and TV to come up with a unique design.

A blue-ribbon panel made up of members of the NASCAR community will vote and the winning design will be announced July 7 at Daytona. All original celebrity artwork will be auctioned online to benefit The
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Celebrities : Dale Earnhardt Jr., Mario Andretti, Jeff Foxworthy
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Posted 6/20/2007 12:06:30 PM | Permalink
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IndyCar Legend Mario Andretti Mourns the Loss of His Wife: “God Gave Me an Angel”
IndyCar legend Mario Andretti is mourning the loss of his dear wife Dee Ann, who passed away on July 2. Various reports say that Andretti's wife suffered a massive heart attack a few weeks back and never regained consciousness. “God gave me an angel in ...

Allentown Morning Call

Dee Ann Andretti, wife of Nazareth racing icon Mario Andretti, dies
Allentown Morning Call
Dee Ann Andretti, the wife of Mario Andretti and matriarch who kept a calming presence in Nazareth as the racing legend's dynasty grew to include their sons and grandson, died Monday at age 75. She recently had open heart surgery in Philadelphia and ...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Two aging Hall of Famers. Two seats. Four miles of thrills at 170 mph. Make it happen.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Eighty-year-old Chicago Cubs great Billy Williams is ready to go for the ride of his life. Seventy-eight-year-old racing legend Mario Andretti is willing to do his part while the Verizon IndyCar Series is in the area. In a video made by IndyCar driver ...


Dee Ann Andretti passes away
She met him while teaching English to the spindly Italian immigrant in a Nazareth, Pa. school and a few months later Dee Ann Hoch became Mrs. Mario Andretti in November of 1961. And for the better part of the six decades Dee Ann Andretti raised their ...

The Western Journal

Racing legend Mario Andretti says goodbye to wife of 57 years
The Western Journal
And while Mario Andretti is one of the most famous names in racing, it was actually Dee Ann who had a major role in making ends meet back in the early days. “Mario was getting parts from the junkyard for his car, working at his job all week, working on ...


IndyCar's Ryan Hunter-Reay: Racing helps Andretti family cope
Dee Ann Andretti, who for 57 years was Mario Andretti's wife, died Tuesday from complications following open heart surgery. She was 76 years old and her death has devastated Mario, the racing legend, his son Michael, the team owner of Andretti ...

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Dixon, Honda Win in Toronto
PR Newswire (press release)
Scott Dixon scores his third victory of 2018 at the Honda Indy Toronto, extends championship lead. - Hometown favorites Robert Wickens finishes third, James Hinchcliffe fourth. - Honda records seventh Indy car win of the season. TORONTO, July 15, 2018 ...

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Marco Andretti hoping for more IndyCar magic at Iowa Speedway despite heavy heart
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
The Pennsylvania native is the son of 42-time IndyCar race winner Michael Andretti and grandson of legendary racer Mario Andretti, one of only two drivers to win races in Formula One, IndyCar, NASCAR and the World Sportscar Championship. The entire ...

Burt Brothers Celebrates Shop Opening with Mario Andretti
Ratchet+Wrench (press release) (blog)
Last week as part of a huge community event, Burt Brothers Tires and Automotive Services celebrated the grand opening of its tenth shop, in Highland, Utah, with racing legend Mario Andretti as a special guest. This isn't the first time Burt Brothers ...
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