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Mario Andretti

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  • At 71, Mario Andretti is anything but retired

    At 71, Mario Andretti is anything but retired
    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,...
  • Grand Prix notes: American LeMans leader Jeannette touts his series as 'mayhem or chaos'

    Grand Prix notes: American LeMans leader Jeannette touts his series as 'mayhem or chaos'
    Before qualifying started for Saturday's American LeMans Series race, points leader Gunnar Jeannette took the time Friday to explain what makes a sportscar race in the series so exciting and why people coming to the track should take the time to watch the...
  • Jillian Unitas, granddaughter of Johnny Unitas, working PR for Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Jillian Unitas, granddaughter of Johnny Unitas, working PR for Grand Prix of Baltimore
    She shares his surname, athleticism and demeanor, those who know her say. But Jillian Unitas, 22, is determined to blaze her own trail in the sports world, apart from that set by her late grandfather. Unitas, media manager for this weekend's Grand Prix...
  • Q&A with IndyCar promoter Michael Andretti

    Q&A with IndyCar promoter Michael Andretti
    With the Grand Prix of Baltimore two weeks away, the race's promoter and owner of three cars competing in the IndyCar Series this year, Michael Andretti, was in town recently and sat down for a conversation that ranged from the upcoming event through...
  • Remembering Jim McKay

    Here's what members of the national media are saying about the late Jim McKay, who died Saturday at 86: • ESPN.com's Jeremy Schaap remembers McKay as "a reporter with the soul of a poet": McKay was special not just because he was a solid reporter...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1984, current ESPN radio host Bob Valvano steps down as Kutztown hoops coach

    FLASHBACK: In 1984, current ESPN radio host Bob Valvano steps down as Kutztown hoops coach
    August 19 1999—The Colonial League rejects membership applications from Lehighton, Pius X, Jim Thorpe, Moravian Academy and Notre Dame of East Stroudsburg. 1984—Decator, Ill., ADM beats Ed Smith Welding of Bakersfield, Calif., 2-0 for...
  • No charges for now against Tony Stewart

    No charges for now against Tony Stewart
    Investigators have yet to find any evidence of criminal behavior by NASCAR veteran Tony Stewart in the death of a young dirt-track racer, after authorities concluded reconstruction of the crash at the track, an official said Monday. Stewart, a mercurial...
  • 'Grieving' Stewart's fate hangs on driver death probe

    CANANDAIGUA N.Y. (Reuters) - Investigators have yet to find any evidence of criminal behaviour by NASCAR veteran Tony Stewart in the death of a young dirt-track racer, after authorities concluded reconstruction of the crash at the track, an official...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1964, the Eagles beat the Steelers at ASD Stadium

    August 11 1984—Dieruff grad Joe Atiyeh, who holds dual citizenship, settles for a silver medal — Syria's first-ever Olympic medal — when he is pinned by Lou Banach in 1:01 in the 100-kilogram freestyle wrestling tournament final in...
  • Nazareth resident's racing career starting to take off

    Nazareth resident's racing career starting to take off
    Growing up around Mario Andretti and his family, Nazareth resident and Notre Dame-Green Pond High School graduate Corey Lewis always has dreamed about winning a race in a pro series. Lewis' dream became a reality on July 25, when he won at the...
  • Groller: Tour of Marco Andretti's home delivered a night I'll never forget

    Groller: Tour of Marco Andretti's home delivered a night I'll never forget
    During this Pocono IndyCar 500 weekend, Marco Andretti will have what you might call a "home house" advantage. While the rest of the drivers have to make other, less desirable accommodations, including motor homes, Andretti will spend the weekend making...
  • Mario Andretti concerned, but still hopeful about IndyCar's future at Pocono

     
    Rain washed out Mario Andretti's scheduled two-seater rides at Pocono on Friday, but I was still able to get some comments from the racing icon about the published comments made by Pocono Raceway president Brandon Igdalsky concerning the low ticket...