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Gallery: The best of Mario Andretti

Submitted by on December 11, 2013

Andretti_1966_Sebring_01_BCMario Andretti’s flexibility as a racing car driver makes him one of the most famous to ever live. Most notable were his efforts as an American in Formula 1. These 12 photos from the Cahier Archive tell his story.

From the moment he took the pole on debut at Watkins Glen in ’68, the Formula 1 world knew that Andretti was destined for greatness. His career in F1 would ultimately reach a peak ten years later in 1978, when he achieved an overall World Championship victory. Buy there images here

Andretti-Peterson_1978_Holland_01_BC

Andretti_1971_Ontario_02_BC

Andretti_1976_Japan_01_BC

Andretti_1977_LongBeach_02_BC

Andretti_1978_Monaco_01_BC

Andretti_1980_France_01_PHC

Andretti_1979_Monaco_02_PHC

Andretti_1982_Italy_01_PHC

Lotus_1978_Italy_02_BC

Andretti_1979_Germany_01_PHC

Andretti_1976_Japan_02_BC

This is the latest in our series of  photo specials showcasing the stunning images from the Cahier Archive. The collection, by photographers Bernard Cahier and his son Paul-Henri are part of a massive collection of 400 000 originals of which 17 000+ pictures are currently available on their website.

Images: TheCahierArchive©

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