Michael was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 2008.
Mario, Michael and Marco (Andretti) were all the Indianapolis 500 rookies of the year.
Michael finished third in the 2006 Indianapolis 500, his son Marco, finished second in the second closest finish in the race's history.
Michael's middle name is Mario named after his father Mario Andretti, and his son Marco's middle name is Michael.
His Chinese astrological sign is the Tiger.
His astrological sign is Libra.
In 1993 he went to Formula One and raced for the McLaren team, returning to CART the following year.
Michael is third in the Champ/CART all time win list.
His first wife was Sandra Spinozzi, who he married in 1985 and divorced in 1996.
Michael is five feet, seven and one half inches tall.
Michael's oldest son, Marco is now an Indy Car driver himself.
In 1984 he was named Indy 500 co-rookie of the year.
NASCAR driver John Andretti is Michael's cousin.
Although he never won the Indy 500 as a driver he won the 2005 race as an owner.
Michael is a big fan of the Philadelphia Flyers hockey team.
On Father's Day in 1986 Michael lost a race by 0.07 seconds to father, Mario.
He is a co-owner of the "Race Rock" restaurant chain along with Jeff Gordon, John Force and Richard Petty.
Michael was a judge in the 1997 Miss USA Pageant.
Michael is co-owner of the Andretti Green racing team.
He won the 1981 Super Vee racing championship.
He is engaged to 2000 Playboy Playmate of the Year Jodi Ann Paterson.
Michael won the 1991 season championship Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) series.
He appeared as himself in the 2001 Sylvester Stallone movie "Driven".
Michael is the son of legendary race car driver Mario Andretti.
Over his career he won a total of 42 races in the CART racing series.
In 1982 he won the Formula Atlantic Championship.
He came in third in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1982.
Michael won the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year award in 1984.
Michael Andretti never won the Indy 500 as a driver, but he did as a car owner when Dan Wheldon won the 2005 Indianapolis 500.
Michael: (after being inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America ) You do your job, and you never really think about ever being in the Hall. It ranks right up there with other things I achieved -- but it's a different kind of thing -- it's an honour-type thing and it's very special.
Michael (after Eddie Cheever pushed Marco into a wall in the Watkins Glen Indy Racing League race): it was so blatant, he does it all the time. The guy doesn't belong on the race track. He takes the kid out. Just stupid!
Michael: I told Jacques (Villeneuve) things like, 'Make sure you get 3000 miles of testing before that first race'. I would do the same for (son) Marco.
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