“My strongest memory of Ronnie is the genuine friendship we shared and, to me, there is no better remembrance of any individual than that. I was lucky to be his friend.” -1978 World Champion Mario Andretti about his late Lotus team-mate Ronnie Peterson.
Paul Newman & Mario Andretti, 1967 Holman Moody Ford Honker II that was powered by a Boss 429, that competed in Canadian-American Challenge Chevron Grand Prix held at Bridgehampton, N.Y. on September 17, 1967. Paul was a sponsor for the car & had his name on the nose. Mario finished 8th in the race with 30 cars participating. The car can be seen in the opening title shots of Paul Newman's 1969 film Winning.