Passion, dedication, responsibility: Racing legend tells how military, motor racing share mindset

RAF MILDENHALL, England – Mario Andretti, former world champion Formula 1 and IndyCar racer, takes a Team Mildenhall member for a quick spin around the flightline here Jan. 21, 2011. Mr. Andretti joined several other drivers, past and present, on the Indy 500 Centennial Tour. The 10-day tour was to increase the morale of military troops around the world, and the drivers – Andretti, Al Unser Jr., Johnny Rutherford, Davey Hamilton, Larry Foyt and Martin Plowman, along with racing announcer Jack Arute and IZOD IndyCar Series spokesmodel Cameron Haven – visited more than 10,000 troops at military bases around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Karen Abeyasekere)

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