Michael Mario Andretti (born October 5, 1962 in Bethlehem, PA, USA) is a retired United States racing driver, the son of 1978 World Champion Mario Andretti, whose first name Michael adopted as his middle name.
Michael drove for McLaren for the first 13 rounds of 1993, before being replaced by Mika Häkkinen for the rest of the season shortly after scoring his first podium in the Italian Grand Prix. Michael was the last American to race in Formula One for 13 years, until Scott Speed made his debut at the 2006 Bahrain Grand Prix. Michael is also the last American to date to score points and finish on an F1 podium.
Andretti is now a successful team owner in the IndyCar series. His own son, Marco Andretti, currently races in the IndyCar series and has tested a Formula One car.
Formula One Statistical Overview
Formula One Record
|Year||Entrant||Team||WDC Points||WDC Pos.||Report|
|1993||Marlboro McLaren||McLaren-Ford Cosworth||7||11th||Report|
|Front Row Starts||0|
|Distance Raced||2017 km (1253 mi)|
|Complete Formula One Results|
|3rd||DNQ||Did not qualify|
|5th||Points finish||DNPQ||Did not pre-qualify|
|14th||Non-points finish||TD||Test driver|
|Italics||Scored point(s) for Fastest Lap||DNS||Did not start|
|18th†||Classified finish (retired with >90% race distance)||NC||Non-classified finish (<90% race distance)|
|4thP||Qualified for pole position||[+] More Symbols|
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