Never to be seen again those halcyon days when Gurney raced in the Indianapolis 500, the Belgian Grand Prix and the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the same month, Mario hopped between Indy cars, Formula 1, sports, stock and dirt cars, and Siffert and Rodriguez traded Gulf blue through Eau Rouge in their Porsche 917s one week and went wheel to wheel in their BRM P160s at Zandvoort the next. If there's little room for simultaneous all 'rounders, the long careers (and yes, greater life expectancy) enjoyed by today's racers leads to serial all 'rounders. Indy car winner and title runner-up in the CART series; driver/team owner and winner in the Indy Racing League; driver/team owner and American Le Mans Series LMP2 champion, he is now "just" a driver again.
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