Italian American racing driver.
1940 – Born 28th of February in Montona d’Istria, Italy, now Motovun, Croatia.
1959 – Andretti placed 3rd in the Indianapolis 500 in his first year.
1964 – Mario made his debut in the USAC series, and won the championship the very next season.
1967 – Daytona 500 and the Formula One World Championship.
1968 – Started driving in Formula One, taking the pole for his first race at Watkins Glen.
1969 – Only driver ever to win the Indianapolis 500.
1978 – Won the Formula One World Championship,
1979 – IROC championship.
1990 – He was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America.
2000 – The Associated Press and RACER magazine named him "Driver of the Century."
– Inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame.
1996 – He was inducted into the United States National Sprint Car Hall of Fame.
2006 – Awarded the highest civilian honor given by the Italian government, the Commendatore dell’Ordine al
Merito della Repubblica Italiana (known as the Commendatore).