Mario Andretti

Mario Andretti is an ex-American F1 driver from Nazareth in Pennsylvania who raced in the FIA Formula One World Championship between 1968 and 1982. He won the Drivers Championship for Lotus in 1978, won 12 Formula 1 Grands Prix and claimed 18 pole positions. He also won the 1969 Indianapolis 500 and finished runner-up in the race in 1981 and 1985. He is the father of Michael Andretti and grandfather of Marco Andretti.

PROFILE

Nationality: American

Date of Birth: 28/02/1940

Place of Birth: Montona

F1 Career Statistics

World Championship Titles: 1

Race Wins: 12

Pole Positions: 18

Front Row Starts: 24

Fastest Laps: 10

Podiums: 19

Points: 180

Grands Prix Entered: 131

Grands Prix Started: 128

DNQs: 1

Highest Race Finish: 1st

Highest Grid Position: 1st