Racing legend Mario Andretti crashed a race automotive at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday, however the 79-year-old was not injured.
The 1969 Indy 500 champion was taking somebody for a high-speed trip in a two-seat Indycar he drives for promotional occasions.
In response to NBC Sports activities, Andretti spun the automotive in flip 2 of the high-banked oval, drifted throughout the monitor and made contact with the within wall.
“The passenger beloved the trip. He hopes we’ve got a video of it. It’s really the son of my enterprise associate, M.J. Castello. I do know the child properly.”
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The velocity the automotive was touring on the time of the incident was not reported, however Andretti lately informed Fox Information Autos that he drives it quicker than 200 mph on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
“It’s severe enterprise,” Andretti informed NBC Sports activities. “That’s why you signal a launch of legal responsibility. Have a look at the tens of millions of miles we’ve got run and have by no means harm anyone. The safety within the automotive is superb and everyone is ok.
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Andretti was feted at Indianapolis in Could to have a good time the 50th anniversary of his Indy 500 victory.
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