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Michael Mario Andretti (born October 5, 1962) is an American semi-retired auto racing driver and current team owner. Statistically, one of the most successful drivers in American open-wheel car racing, Andretti won the 1991 CART PPG Indy Car World Series and amassed 42 race victories, the most in the CART era and fourth-most all-time. Since he retired from active racing, Andretti has owned Andretti Autosport, which has won four IndyCar Series championships and five Indianapolis 500 races.
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He is the son of Formula One World Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner Mario Andretti and the father of current IndyCar Series driver Marco Andretti.
Expectations are high when you enter the racing world with a name like Andretti. Michael Andretti has been raising the bar as a driver, team owner and businessman throughout his illustrious career.
Michael Andretti leads his businesses with the same focus and determination he showed behind the wheel of a race car. He knows the importance of striving for excellence and pushes from good to great. He raises the bar and sets new standards. He knows what it takes to be a Champion.
When Andretti hung up his helmet and ended his full-time driving career, the 1991 series champion left as the winningest driver in CART history with 42 victories. He is also second on the list of IndyCar laps led, right behind his father, Mario, with 6,702.
With his full-time driving career behind him, Andretti continues to set the standard in the racing industry, albeit from behind the pit wall.
Michael Andretti wants another crack at Formula 1, this time as an owner, as his previous spell as a driver ended early 30 years ago.
Michael Andretti has hit out at Formula 1 teams for not welcoming his bid to join the grid with Cadillac, insisting their resistance is “all about greed” and “not looking at what is best” for the sport.prev View full list next