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Mario Andretti, Sebastien Bourdais celebrate birthdays

Feb 28, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

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It’s a big day for birthdays in the IndyCar paddock.

Racing icon Mario Andretti (pictured) — still the only driver to win the Indianapolis 500, Daytona 500 and Formula One World Championship — is turning 73 years old today.

In addition, four-time Champ Car World Series champion and current Dragon Racing pilot Sebastien Bourdais is also celebrating a birthday, turning 34. And it looks like Bourdais has already received a present of sorts from Andretti this morning.

Be sure to send your birthday wishes today to two great drivers from two different generations. You can follow Mario on Twitter at @MarioAndretti, and also Bourdais at @BourdaisOnTrack.

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