Race fans in Northern Virginia will have a unique opportunity next week, with Mario Andretti visiting Ashburn on Thursday.
The Associated Press' "Driver of the Century," Andretti will be meeting fans and signing autographs at Virginia Tire and Auto in the Broadlands community.
Andretti will be representing Firestone tires at a celebration of Virginia Tire and Auto's Ashburn location, which opened in late 2013.
Andretti will be outside the store from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday at 43180 Southern Walk Plaza. There will also be food, entertainment and prizes.
Also read ESPN's new post, The World According to Mario Andretti.