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Indianapolis Motor Speedway: The Andretti Curse

It is once again the month of May and the 100th year at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Although the Cubs and Red Sox have stolen many of the newspaper headlines due to their highly publicized curses, the Andretti curse at the Speedway is something that should not go unnoticed.    The Andretti family has a rich tradition of success.  They’ve had five family members successfully race in the Indianapolis 500 (Mario, Michael, Jeff, John and Marco), but out of those five, only one has come home with a win. That win was accredited to Mario Andretti’s first place finish in 1969.   MARIO   Mario was the first of the family members to race in the Indianapolis 500.  He had a successful career in motorsports...

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