Mario Andretti in Town for Miller Motorsports Park Event

Mario Andretti in Town for Miller Motorsports Park Event

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(KSL News) Miller Motorsports Park will host an endurance race this weekend, featuring a driving legend.

Dick Nourse got a chance to sit down with racing legend Mario Andretti today and talk with him about his career.

Andretti said, "I just had that need to be in the cockpit. I loved it. To me it was the way that I breathed."

The son of Italian immigrants, Andretti came to America and established himself as one of the greatest drivers ever. He's the only one to win the Indy 500, Daytona 500 and Formula One World Championship.

He had high praise for Larry Miller's racetrack. "Very impressive from every standpoint. I think it's one of the finest facilities I've seen in motor sports," Andretti said.

You can see more of the interview with Mario Andretti, when he first knew he wanted to race cars and what drives the man on Sportsbeat Saturday.

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