I'm so happy for her, I'm so proud of herDanica Patrick wins auto race in Japan Apr 20, 2008
If I don't win it, then it just wasn't meant to beIndianapolis 500 set for Sunday May 24, 2003
We just tweaked the car here and there throughout the whole sessionBrack wins CART pole Sep 13, 2002
We tried really hard but I just didn't have the whole package todayCarpentier wins CART race Jul 14, 2002
Michael Mario Andretti (born October 5, 1962) is an American retired CART and Formula One driver. He now owns the Andretti Autosport team in the Indy Racing League. Andretti is the son of Mario Andretti, one of the most successful auto racing drivers of all time. His son is IndyCar Series driver Marco Andretti.
Andretti started racing in 1980, driving a Formula Vee car in Local SCCA events. In 1981 he won six of the 11 Super Vee races and won the championship. He moved on to drive in Formula Atlantic, and won the Championship in 1983. In the same year he joined his father and Philippe Alliot in the Porsche Kremer Racing Team, taking third place in the Le Mans 24 Hours, driving a Porsche 956.
He made his CART debut in 1984, racing for the Kraco team. He managed five third place finishes and ended the season in seventh overall. In the Indianapolis 500, he finished fifth and shared the Rookie of the Year award with Roberto Guerrero. He went on to win his first IndyCar race in 1986 at Long Beach, finishing that year as championship runner-up after collecting other wins at Milwaukee and Phoenix.