Some things never change. As you walk around the hospitality and pit areas at an IZOD IndyCar race you can still find Mario Andretti signing autographs more than five decades since he drove his first racecar in competitive open wheel racing.
Andretti, the most versatile American racecar driver in history, is at age 71, theoretically, long retired. But that's hard to prove.
Over four decades beginning in the 1960s he won four Indy Car championships and became the only driver in motorsports history to win the Indianapolis 500 (1969), the Daytona 500 (1967) and the Formula One World Drivers' Championship (1978).
He won 52 Indy Car races (second on the all-time list) and...