Photo: Mario Andretti helps celebrate new Firestone store

Racing legend Mario Andretti, left, along with state Sen. Dave Syverson, R-Rockford, was in Machesney Park Friday, Aug. 15, for the grand opening of Firestone Complete Auto Care store at 1509 W. Lane Road. Andretti, a 109-race winner, signed autographs and led a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the news store. Grand-opening festivities will continue through Sunday, Aug. 17, with raffles, door prizes, refreshments and discounted services.  (Photo by Jeremy Oster)
Racing legend Mario Andretti, left, along with state Sen. Dave Syverson, R-Rockford, was in Machesney Park Friday, Aug. 15, for the grand opening of Firestone Complete Auto Care, at 1509 W. Lane Road. Andretti signed autographs and led a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the store. Grand opening festivities continue through Sunday, Aug. 17, with raffles, door prizes, refreshments and discounted services. (Photo by Jeremy Oster)