Dario Franchitti talks about the book Romance of Racing which he is doing with friend Andy Hallbery

Dario Franchitti explains how the book Romance of Racing came about, and how much fun it has been making it.

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Date Of Birth: May 19, 1973

Hobbies: Sailing, cycling, collecting old racing memorabilia, anything cars


Career Highlights:
• 2007, 2010, 2012 Indianapolis 500 Winner
• 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 IndyCar Series Driver Champion
• Won the Rolex 24 at Daytona in 2008 and the 12 Hours of Sebring in the LMP2 class in 2007


  • What are your sporting goals for 2013?/Future?

    To continue winning! I’d like to win the Indy 500 and the IndyCar Championship this season. In the long term, I’d love to race and win the 24 Hours of LeMans.

  • What was your most memorable sporting moment?

    All three of my Indy 500 wins were special in their own right and they all have memories that will last a lifetime

  • If you never discovered your sport, what would you be doing?

    I have no idea! Racing is all I ever wanted to do and it’s the only thing I’ve ever done.

  • Who is your biggest inspiration?

    My Dad. David Leslie. Jackie Stewart. Allan McNish

  • What code do you live by?

    ? I live by the words of my dear friend Colin McRae and his saying is on the back of my race helmets…”You’re here for a good time…not a long time.”

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