Mario Andretti

Racing Car Driver Mario Andretti Full Name: Mario Andretti
Nationality:

Italian

Profession: Racing Car Driver
Why Famous: He won the Indianapolis 500, the Daytona 500, the Formula One World Championship and the Pikes Peak Hillclimb.

Born: February 28, 1940 (77 years old)
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montona, Italy

Married Life

  • 1961-11-25 Racing car driver Mario Andretti (21) weds high school sweetheart Dee Ann Hoch (19)

Historical Events in the Life of Mario Andretti

  • 1967-02-26 9th Daytona 500: Mario Andretti wins (146.926 MPH)
  • 1969-05-30 Indianapolis 500: Mario Andretti wins in 3:11:14.689 (252.453 km/h)
  • 1978-10-08 29th Formula One WDC: Mario Andretti wins by 13 points
  • 1987-05-06 Mario Andretti sets one-lap speed record at Indy at 218.204 MPH
  • 1988-05-11 Mario Andretti records fastest Indianapolis 500 lap (221.565 mph)

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