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You always remember your first time

When Enzo Ferrari asked Mario Andretti to join the Scuderia in 1971, it was a bit of a homecoming for the Italian-born American driver, who had been so inspired in his youth by the prancing horse's feats and those of its famous drivers.

The elegant combo's first race together was the South African GP, run on this day in 1971, and yielded Andretti's maiden Grand Prixwin, on-board the stunning 312B.