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Michael Andretti Biography

Birth Name:
Michael Mario Andretti
Birth Place:
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
Race car team owner, former race car driver

Fast Facts

  • Started racing go-karts at age 10, and began racing sports cars competitively in 1980
  • Joined the IndyCar circuit in 1983 and was named co-Rookie of the Year
  • Won his first IndyCar race in 1986, and won the IndyCar World Series in 1991
  • Was a teammate of his father Mario from 1989 to 1992
  • When he completed his CART career in 2002, he was third all-time in series victories behind A
  • J
  • Foyt and his father
  • In 2003 bought a share of the Andretti Green Racing team, which later became the successful Andretti Autosports team
  • Was selected for the Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2008 and the Long Beach Grand Prix Walk of Fame in 2010


  • Jeff Andretti -- Brother
  • Adam Andretti -- Cousin
  • John Andretti -- Cousin
  • Marissa -- Daughter
  • Leslie Wood -- Ex-wife
  • Sandra Spinozzi -- Ex-wife
  • Dee Ann Hoch -- Mother
  • Barbara Andretti -- Sister
  • Lucca Andretti -- Son
  • Aldo Andretti -- Uncle
  • Jodi Ann Patterson -- Wife