"If everything is under control, you're just not going fast enough." Mario Andretti The commitment to do whatever it takes to pursue one's passion is what made Mario Andretti the greatest race car driver of all time. He approached every race in his career with one thing in mind... winning. Since retiring, he's found new passions to pursue in various businesses. And he undertakes each new endeavor with the same winning attitude. As a child, two key things shaped Mario's life: his passion for cars and the ability to adapt. Born in Italy during World War II, Mario and his family spent seven years in a refugee camp awaiting passage to America. But his earliest memories are all about cars. He and his twin brother, Aldo, shared a fascination with racing. As teenagers they managed to build their own car -- and race it -- before they were even of legal age to do so. Their relentless pursuit of their passion has spanned decades of triumph and tragedy. Mario shares his stories at his home in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. He provides wonderful insights on the importance of resiliency and persistence, and their role in pursing passion and achieving dreams.
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