Marco Andretti to run Mario-inspired livery at Phoenix

Marco Andretti to run Mario-inspired livery at Phoenix

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Marco Andretti to run Mario-inspired livery at Phoenix

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Marco Andretti’s No.98 Andretti Autosport Honda will feature a retro livery inspired by his grandfather’s 1993 Phoenix paint scheme as part of ISM Raceway’s 25th anniversary celebration of Mario Andretti’s final career win.

Marco’s Oberto Beef Jerky Circle K/Curb Honda will don the colors of his grandfather’s winning car from April 4, 1993. The third-generation driver had Oberto’s colors on his IndyCar entry last season at Phoenix and Gateway.

“We’re really excited to see Oberto back on the car this year,” Marco Andretti said.

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“It’s really cool to be able to add one of my cars to that family legacy.”

As part of the weekend’s festivities, ISM Raceway will showcase four iconic cars the elder Andretti drove to victory on the one-mile oval. ISM Raceway, the Verizon IndyCar series and Classic Racing Times will work together to honor the cars and drivers from the 1993 race, whose field included Al Unser Jr., Emerson Fittipaldi, Bobby Rahal, Arie Luyendyk, Paul Tracy, Robby Gordon, Eddie Cheever, Scott Pruett and Jimmy Vasser.

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