Michael Andretti: IndyCar Saviour

Michael Andretti: IndyCar Saviour

Michael Andretti has been successful as a racer and team manager, but his greatest service to IndyCar could be yet to come. Mark Glendenning speaks to the former champion

It's Sunday afternoon at the Milwaukee Mile, and US band Smash Mouth have taken to the stage that's been set up on the infield inside Turn 1, just behind the pit exit.

A decade has passed since the group's heyday, but they sound tight and the race-day crowd that's stuck around for the free gig seem to be enjoying themselves. At the back of the stage just a few feet behind the drummer, a middle-aged guy is punching the air and singing along. Michael Andretti is rocking out.

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