Mario Andretti

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Mario Gabriele Andretti (born February 28, 1940) is an Italian-born American former racing driver and one of the most successful Americans in the history of the sport. He is one of only two drivers to have won races in Formula One, IndyCar, the World Sportscar Championship, and NASCAR (the other being Dan Gurney). He also won races in midget cars and sprint cars. During his career, Andretti won the 1978 Formula One World Championship, four IndyCar titles (three under USAC-sanctioning, one under CART), and IROC VI. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mario Andretti has received more than 2,758,111 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Mario Andretti is the 31st most popular racing driver (down from 30th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Croatia (down from 24th in 2019) and the most popular Croatian Racing Driver.

Mario Andretti is most famous for being a race car driver. He won the Indy 500 in 1969 and is the only driver to win the Daytona 500, the Indy 500, and the Formula One World Championship.

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Among racing drivers, Mario Andretti ranks 31 out of 888Before him are Nigel Mansell, Carlos Reutemann, Jacky Ickx, Giacomo Agostini, John Surtees, and Mike Hawthorn. After him are Jean Todt, Roland Ratzenberger, Helmut Marko, Mika Häkkinen, Lella Lombardi, and François Cevert.

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Among people born in 1940, Mario Andretti ranks 70Before him are Mina, Bruce Chatwin, Robin Cook, Roberto Cavalli, Óscar Arias, and Dietmar Hopp. After him are Astrud Gilberto, Gudrun Ensslin, James Brolin, George Akerlof, Paolo Borsellino, and Al Jarreau.

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Among people born in Croatia, Mario Andretti ranks 25 out of 518Before him are Svetozar Boroević (1856), Joanna II of Naples (1373), Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović (1968), Alida Valli (1921), Saint Marinus (275), and Tomislav Ivić (1933). After him are Ivan Ribar (1881), Ivan Gundulić (1589), Omar Pasha (1806), Tomislav of Croatia (null), Rade Šerbedžija (1946), and Miroslav Krleža (1893).


Among racing drivers born in Croatia, Mario Andretti ranks 1

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