Marco Andretti is an American professional racing driver who has primarily raced in the IndyCar Series from 2006, finishing 5th in the 2013 season. He is a 3rd-generation member of the illustrious Andretti racing family. In December 2006 and February 2007, he had tested the Formula One car of the Honda Racing F1 team. He had also competed in the 4th round of the 2014–15 Formula E season.

Born Name

Marco Michael Andretti

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

Nazareth, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States


Nazareth, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States



Marco is a high-school graduate.


Professional Racing Driver


  • Father – (Former Professional Racing Driver)
  • Mother – Sandra Spinozzi
  • Siblings – Marissa Andretti (Younger Sister)
  • Others – (Paternal Grandfather) (Former Professional Racing Driver, Formula One Champion in 1978), Dee Ann Andretti (née Hoch) (Paternal Grandmother) (d. 2018), (Sister-in-Law) (Model, Actress, Activist), Leslie Wood (Step-Mother), Lucca Andretti (Half-Brother), Jodi Ann Paterson (Step-mother) (Model, Actress, Former Beauty Queen), Jeff Andretti (Paternal Uncle) (Former Professional Racing Driver), Barbie Andretti (Paternal Aunt), Alvise Luigi “Gigi” Andretti (Farm Administrator) (Paternal Great Grandfather), Rina Andretti (Paternal Great Grandmother), Aldo Andretti (Paternal Great Uncle), MaryJo Andretti-Dial (Paternal Aunt), Mark Andretti (Paternal Uncle), Adam Andretti (Paternal Uncle) (Former Professional Racing Driver), John Andretti (Paternal Uncle) (Former Professional Racing Driver) (d. 2020), Nancy Andretti (Paternal Aunt), Jarett Andretti (Cousin) (Professional Racing Driver), Miranda Andretti (Cousin), Isabella Andretti (Cousin)


He is represented by John Caponigro, Business Manager & Booking/PR Agent, Sports Management Network Inc., Troy, Oakland County, Michigan, United States.

Car Number

98 – IndyCar Series

IndyCar Series Teams

Marco has raced for –

  • Andretti Green Racing (2006-2009)
  • Andretti Autosport/Herta Autosport (2010-Present)




5 ft 8 in or 173 cm


67 kg or 147.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Marco has dated –

  1. (2007)
  2. Raquel Gibson (2008)
  3. Shannon James (2009)
  4. (2012-Present) – Marco began dating model and actress Marta Krupa in 2012. After more than 5 years of courtship, on September 23, 2017, the couple got married.

Race / Ethnicity


He is of Italian descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Short-cropped, wavy hair
  • Often sports a rugged beard

Brand Endorsements

Marco has been sponsored by –

  • Motorola
  • U.S. Concrete
  • Verizon
  • PennGrade Motor Oil
  • Honda
  • DHL
  • Group 1001
  • Gainbridge
  • Auto Nation
  • Window World
  • Endurance

Marco Andretti Facts

  1. In 2005, when he was just out of high school, he had participated in the Indy Pro Series. Despite starting only 6 races, he had finished 10th on the points table by winning 3 of those races.
  2. A year later, he was selected to participate in the Indy Racing League and became the youngest full-time participant in the competition’s history.
  3. At the Indianapolis 500 event in May 2006, he became the third member of the Andretti family to score a ‘Top 5’ finish in his first appearance in the race. His father Michael was 5th in the 1984 Indianapolis 500 event and his grandfather Mario was third in the 1965 Indianapolis 500 event. Marco himself had stood 2nd in the race with a margin of just 0.0635 seconds, one of the closest finishes in the event’s history.
  4. In August 2006, he became the-then youngest driver – at 19 years, 167 days – to win a major open-wheel racing event after he won at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California. In June 2008, he became the youngest IndyCar pole winner – at 21 years, 79 days.

Featured Image by Marco Andretti / Instagram


Facts of Marco Andretti

  • full nameMarco Andretti
  • Date of Birth March 13, 1987
  • Age 34 years 8 months
  • Horoscope Pisces
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Aquamarine
  • Lucky Color Sea Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Cancer, Scorpio
  • weight67 kg
  • height5 ft 8 in

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