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Helmet of John Andretti

Flag of U.S.A. John Andretti

nationality American born March 12, 1963 hometown Bethlehem, Pennsylvania died January 30, 2020 place of death Mooresville, North Carolina

Racing highlights

19891st24 Hours of Daytona
19853rdUSAC Jolly Rancher National Midget Series

Racing career summary

Races entered634
Wins9
Podiums20
Pole positions4
Fastest laps1
Race win percentage1.4%
Podium percentage3.2%

Driver relations

Brother of Adam Andretti. Cousin of Michael Andretti. Cousin of Jeff Andretti. Father of Jarett Andretti. Son of Aldo Andretti.

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for John Andretti.

John Andretti vs. Adam Andretti

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

2012Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing35 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing11 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2007Racing17 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing35 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
2005Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
2004Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
2003Racing29 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
2002Racing36 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
2001Racing36 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2000Racing34 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1999Racing34 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1998Racing34 races0 wins2 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1997Racing32 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1996Racing30 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1995Racing31 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1994Racing30 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1993Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing17 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing18 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1990Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing22 races3 wins6 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1988Racing15 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1987Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1986Racing8 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1985Racing50 races1 win4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1984Racing21 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1983Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of John Andretti

2012 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
68th16Yellow Dragon Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mazda RX-8 GT2.0L R3 NAContinental
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - GT 2012.

2011 IZOD IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
42nd16Richard Petty / Andretti Autosport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR-05Honda 3.5Firestone
Click to show race results for IZOD IndyCar Series 2011.

2010 NASCAR Budweiser Shootout

PositionPointsTeam
22nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Click to show race results for NASCAR Budweiser Shootout 2010.

2010 NASCAR Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
71st49Front Row Motorsports with Yates Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Click to show race results for NASCAR Cup Series 2010.

2010 IZOD IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
32nd35Richard Petty / Andretti Autosport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR-05Honda 3.5Firestone
Click to show race results for IZOD IndyCar Series 2010.

2009 NASCAR Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
36th2597Earnhardt Ganassi Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
340000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Cup Series 2009.

2009 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
37th12Richard Petty Motorsports / Dreyer & Reinbold Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR-05Honda 3.5Firestone
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2009.

2008 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
54th19Vision Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Crawford Race Cars (Porsche)
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - DP 2008.

2008 NASCAR Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
62nd149BAM Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Cup Series 2008.

2008 IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
30th71Roth Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR-05Honda 3.5Firestone
Click to show race results for IndyCar Series 2008.

2008 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series

PositionPointsTeam
53rd291Billy Ballew Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota
Click to show race results for NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series 2008.

2007 NASCAR Busch Series

PositionPointsTeam
147th46Braun Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota
Click to show race results for NASCAR Busch Series 2007.

2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup

PositionPointsTeam
49th932Front Row Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
150000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nextel Cup 2007.

2007 IRL IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
35th10Panther Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR-05Honda 3.5Firestone
Click to show race results for IRL IndyCar Series 2007.

2006 NASCAR Busch Series

PositionPointsTeam
12th3562ppc Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
35000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Click to show race results for NASCAR Busch Series 2006.

2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup

PositionPointsTeam
55th304ppc Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nextel Cup 2005.

2005 NASCAR Truck Series

PositionPointsTeam
46th465Billy Ballew Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup

PositionPointsTeam
45th818Morgan-McClure Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nextel Cup 2004.

2003 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
38th2379Morgan-McClure Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
29000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Winston Cup 2003.

2002 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
28th3161Morgan-McClure Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
36000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Winston Cup 2002.

2001 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
31st2943Morgan-McClure Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
35000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Winston Cup 2001.

2001 Grand American Rolex Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
44th38
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2000 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
23rd3169Morgan-McClure Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
34000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac
Click to show race results for NASCAR Winston Cup 2000.

1999 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
17th3394Morgan-McClure Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
34111?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac

1998 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
11th3682Morgan-McClure Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
33021?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac

1998 NASCAR Busch Series

PositionPointsTeam
93rd124Curb-Agajanian Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1997 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
23rd3019Morgan-McClure Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
32121?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac

1996 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
31st2621
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac

1995 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
18th3140
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford

1994 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
28th3A. J. Foyt Enterprises
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T94/00Cosworth XB 2.6 turboGoodyear

1994 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
32nd2299
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
29000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Pontiac

1993 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
29th3A. J. Foyt Enterprises, Walker Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T92/00Cosworth XB 2.6 turboGoodyear
Lola T93/00Cosworth XB 2.6 turboGoodyear

1993 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
50th250
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1993 World Cup Formula 3000 - Moosehead GP

PositionPointsTeam
0Cobra Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 92D (Cosworth)

1993 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?0000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1992 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
8th94Hall/VDS Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T92/00Chevrolet 2.6 turboGoodyear

1992 Marlboro Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Hall/VDS Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T92/00Chevrolet 2.6 turboGoodyear

1991 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
8th105Hall/VDS Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
171201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T91/00Chevrolet 2.6 turboGoodyear

1991 Marlboro Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Hall/VDS Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T91/00Chevrolet 2.6 turboGoodyear

1990 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
10th51Porsche North America
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 89PPorsche 2.6 turboGoodyear
March 90PPorsche 2.6 turboGoodyear

1989 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
31st1Vince Granatelli Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T88/00Buick 3.4 turboGoodyear

1989 SAT 1 Supercup

PositionPointsTeam
12th10Dauer & Busby Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1989 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th112Busby Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
142400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1989 24 Hours of Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Miller/BFGoodrich Busby Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962BF Goodrich

1988 World Sports Prototype Championship for Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
44th18Porsche AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962CPorsche 3.0 turboDunlop

1988 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
31st5Curb Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T88/00Cosworth DFX 2.6 turboGoodyear

1988 Tooheys 1000

PositionPointsTeam
0Garry Rogers Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV

1988 Le Mans 24h - C1 class

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Porsche AG
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 962C

1988 Asia-Pacific Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Garry Rogers Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV

1987 PPG Indy Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
17th23Curb Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 87CCosworth DFX 2.6 turboGoodyear

1987 10th Annual Belleville Midget Nationals

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1987 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
40th6Hendrick Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Corvette GTP

1986 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
22nd37BMW North America
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW GTP

1986 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Helmling
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1985 USAC National Silver Crown

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1985 Crestliner Vans USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
18th60Gardner, Bowen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1985 IMSA Camel GTP Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0BMW North America
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
March 85G (BMW)

1985 USAC Jolly Rancher National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd440Helmling
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
26140?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1984 Can-Am

PositionPointsTeam
29th11Dallas Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
VDS 004 (Chevrolet)

1984 IMSA Camel GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
78th4A-B Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Argo JM16 (Ford)

1984 USAC Jolly Rancher National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
19th75Helmling
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1984 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
8th150Bowen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1983 Formula Super Vee USA Robert Bosch/Valvoline Championship

PositionPointsTeam
32nd7
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT5

1983 USAC National Midget Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Armstrong
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?0000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1983 USAC National Sprint Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
24th23Bowen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.


DriverDB Rating graph

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