Mario Andretti love

Definitions

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  • n. An equal to Mario Andretti, or a Mario Andretti wannabe; someone who drives fast or recklessly, as if driving a racecar.
  • n. A reckless or daring speed maneuver in a vehicle.

Etymologies

After Mario Andretti, a racecar driver. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Michael Andretti, race-car driver; son of racing legend Mario Andretti

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  • "Staging Formula One is incredibly expensive," said Mario Andretti, one of two American drivers ever to win the F1 world championship.

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  • "The league is very responsible and has been doing a fantastic job and staying ahead of the curve on the safety side," said Mario Andretti , a celebrated former racer.

    Risks Haunted Fatal Race

  • Mario Andretti was the last U.S. driver to win its championship, back in 1978, and periodic efforts to revive national interest by staging Grand Prix events in the U.S. always seem to sputter out.

    'Aggression With Lucidity'

  • "It was a chain reaction," racing legend Mario Andretti, who was on the scene, said by phone.

    Indy 500 Champ Killed at Las Vegas Speedway

  • "He talks about it all the time," his close friend and longtime racing colleague Mario Andretti said of the collection.

    A Studio on the Fast Track

  • It features all the legends of motor sports, like Ayrton Senna and Mario Andretti.

    A Studio on the Fast Track

  • More than 30 drivers, including Danica Patrick and Mario Andretti, were in town to promote Sunday's Indianapolis 500 as part of a three-city, 36-hour tour.

    Racing (Not Really) Down Broadway

  • Mario Andretti, who also raced against Mr. Bell of in the early 1980s, said some of the most intimidating aspects of the track are the places where a car reaches "terminal speed" while going downhill and into a hairpin turn.

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  • We were caught by surprise on a few occasions, ordering hundreds of copies for someone such as Nasser Hussain when only a trickle turned up yet being dumbstruck by the hordes who turned up for Mario Andretti, a Saturday morning petrol head convention that resembled a Top Gear studio audience.

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