All-Andretti Panoz could run in Oz

Following Mario Andretti's drive in a Panoz LMP at this year's Le Mans 24 Hours, the American team wants to run the 1978 F1 World Champion in the last race of the year in Australia with his son, Michael

All-Andretti Panoz could run in Oz

Despite a somewhat disappointing performance which saw Andretti up to six seconds off the pace of team-mates David Brabham and Jan Magnussen, Andretti Sr has already been asked by team boss Don Panoz to drive in Australia, and would like to get Michael alongside him.

"I'd like to get father and son together," enthused Panoz.. "It could happen. We'll certainly try."

Mario however, has been non-committal on the subject and is known to have been disappointed with his showing at Le Mans.

"Mario was disappointed because he felt he didn't contribute as much as he ought to have," commented a Panoz team member. "But considering how little time he has had in the car, he didn't do too badly. He's not the first driver to have struggled ion a Panoz."

Rumours are rife that this year could have been the 60-year-old's last visit to the circuit de La Sarthe as a driver, but going out on a high in an all-Andretti entry in Australia could be an appealing option.

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