Manage episode 278529937 series 2739683
Racing legend Mario Andretti joins Brembo RED to talk about his successful career in racing and Hearst Auto’s Eddie Alterman is in the RED studio to talk EVs and hot new vehicle reveals. Host Dan Sandberg discusses Andretti’s 60 years in racing. As one of the only American drivers to race with Ferrari in Formula 1 -- “I always dealt directly with Enzo.” His achievements are legendary: He won the Daytona 500, the Indianapolis 500 and the Formula One World Championship, an unprecedented trifecta. No other race car driver has ever won all three titles. Mario took the checkered flag 111 times during his career – a career that stretched five decades and across six continents. -- “I always drove the car ten-tenths.” And his philosophy on braking -- “Braking is part of performance, the better brakes you have the faster you are going to go.” Alterman, is Hearst Auto’s Chief Brand Officer. According to Alterman, “we are in the most convulsive era of the car business.” This professional “car guy” gives insight into the electric vehicle (EV) market including their style and performance, “Tesla made EVs sexy” and explains why and when we all will be driving EV’s. He also give us his take on the newest vehicles hitting the market including the Corvette, Ford Mach E, GM’s Hummer and the Ford Bronco.