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Racing legend Mario Andretti visits Williamston

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Mario Andretti helps to open new tire dealership in Williamston

Thursday morning Mario Andretti met fans and community leaders at the grand opening ceremony for the new Williamston location of Pugh’s Tire.

Andretti has won the Indy 500, Daytona 500, three Sebring endurance races and several Formula One victories. He was named Driver of the Year in three different decades (the 60s, 70s, 80s), Driver of the Quarter Century (in the 90s) and the Associated Press named him Driver of the Century in January, 2000.

9 On Your Side had the opportunity to interview the racing legend on everything from his racing victories to his many appearances in movies and pop culture. You can watch the entire interview here.

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