Mario Andretti on Marco's Le Mans chances

Mario Andretti on Marco's Le Mans chances

Mario Andretti never won the Le Mans 24 Hours, so he hopes grandson Marco can lay a ghost to rest

"We haven't won the Le Mans 24 Hours yet." Marco Andretti isn't using the 'royal we' here. He's talking about his family, a great racing dynasty that has one gapping hole in its combined curriculum vitae. And why he will be following his grandfather and father by taking on the greatest challenge in sportscar racing.

The latest in a line of racing Andrettis is making his Le Mans debut this year, 10 years on from grandfather Mario's last appearance at La Sarthe. The IndyCar Series frontrunner was offered a drive in one of the Anglo-Swiss Rebellion Racing team's Lola coupes, and jumped at the chance.

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