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Youngest Andretti spins on first lap in initial test at Indy
Published March 25, 2005
INDIANAPOLIS - Marco Andretti, the 18-year-old son of IndyCar owner Michael Andretti, escaped injury Thursday when he spun during the first lap of his first practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He did not hit the wall.
Marco, grandson of former Indianapolis 500 winner Mario Andretti, is a rookie in the Infiniti Pro Series, the IRL's developmental program. He will make his debut April 3 at St. Petersburg, the third of the series' 14 events this year.
Driving a Dallara-Infiniti for Andretti Green Racing, the team co-owned by his father, Marco was first on the track and spun in the first turn of the speedway's 2.6-mile road course during the open test.
"I'm just testing the limits," he said. "I'm not going to make excuses, but mainly we had a big understeer in the car and I was trying to actually get wheelspin to trick the thing around. I'm not used to this horsepower."
Marco was the Skip Barber Formula Dodge Southern Series champion last year.
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