May 18, 2016

Around the Brickyard: Mario Andretti and the 100th Running of the Indy 500

Mario Andretti at Firestone media event

Published by: CarTalk.com

Jim Motavalli, a contributor to the New York Times, Car Talk at NPR, Mother Nature Network and PlugInCars.com, shares his experience at a recent Firestone media event in Indianapolis when "G-forces meet a weak stomach on controlled drifts around an historic track, the crucible of American auto racing."

Read more of Jim's take on the "unfailingly gracious and modest" racing legend, Mario Andretti, and what he has to say about Indy 500 contender Josef Newgarden's real-life testing of the new Firestone Firehawk Indy 500 tires on CarTalk