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Mario Andretti

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Net worth 2018: $120 Million
Industry: Sportspersons
Residence: Italy
BirthDay: 28 February 1940
Sigh: Pisces
Height: 1.71 m

Mario Andretti was bornon 28 February 1940 in Italy, Italian, American. The name of motor sport legend, Mario Andretti is synonymous with the sport of racing and he is widely considered as one of the greatest race drivers of all time. The only professional racer in the world to have been victorious in Formula One, World Sportscar Championship and NASCAR, Andretti has a total of 109 career wins on major circuits. He has also been triumphant in midget and sprint car races and has also won the Indianapolis 500, Daytona 500, Formula One World Championship and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. In a career that spanned over three decades, Andretti was the only person to be conferred with the title of ‘United States Driver of the Year’ in three different decades. Besides Dan Gurney, Andretti is the only driver to win races in Formula One, IndyCar, World Sportscar Championship and NASCAR. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and racing laurels, including the Commendatore dell'Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana, the highest civilian award in Italy, among others. Both his sons, Michael and Jeff are motor racers.


$120 Million


In 1994, he participated in his last race at the 1994 Indianapolis 500


In 1993, he continued to taste victory at hid 52nd IndyCar race at the Phoenix 200


In 1988, he was the winner of the IndyCar race that was held in Phoenix and the also won the next IndyCar race that was held in Cleveland, the same year


In 1984, the 44 year old racer was victories in his fourth national championship, which he won by six events, ten track records and a total of eight pole positions


In 1983, he became part of the Newman/Haas Racing team and led the team to its first victory at the Elkhart Lake that year


In 1981, in the Indianapolis 500 he finished second, as Bobby Unser was ahead of him by eight seconds


In 1976, he drove for the Chapmans Lotus team and was victorious at the Mount Fuji circuit and the following year he won the United States Grand Prix West


In the 1975-1976 International Race of Champions, he finished second and the next two consequent races, he finished second and won the championship after he finished first, third and second in a total of twenty races held


In 1974 and 1975 season, he was victorious in a total of seven Formula 5000 events


In 1971, he raced in a Ferrari at the South African Grand Prix


In 1969, he was victorious at the Indianapolis 500 and also won the championship trophy that season


In 1968 and 1969, he was the winner of the ‘The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing Championship’ and he also won ‘The 1967 Daytona 500’


In 1965, he participated in the United States Automobile Club stock car race and finished twelfth in the race but after two years he won this race


In 1964, he was the winner of the Joe James-Pat O'Connor Memorial USAC sprint race that was held at the Salem Speedway in Indiana


On November 25, 1961, he married Dee Ann, a native of Nazareth


In 1955, his family moved to the United States of America and settled in the Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania and they became American citizens

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