Mario Andretti Credits Down-Home American Racing With His Motorsport Success

Mario Andretti was 15 years old when his family packed their bags and moved from Italy to Nazareth, Pennsylvania. A young Andretti and his twin brother Aldo had witnessed the glory of the Mille Miglia from the Abetone pass and had basked in the spectacle of Formula 1 at Monza. The brothers knew they wanted … Read more

Andretti Never Received Email About F1 Meeting Because It Got Stuck In Spam Folder

Photo: Tim Sharp (AP) Formula 1 rejected Andretti Global’s Cadillac-backed application to join the sport last week, claiming, among other things, that it didn’t believe Andretti-Cadillac would be competitive. Apparently, though, there’s another reason Andretti and F1 weren’t able to come to an agreement. As the Associated Press reports, F1 sent Andretti an email about … Read more

F1 Makes It Clear It Doesn’t Want Andretti, Just American Money

In a decision emblematic of Formula 1’s stance on the United States, F1 Management has rejected Andretti Global’s entry to join the world championship in 2025. While lucrative races, sponsorship deals and television audience are more than welcome, actual American involvement is a non-starter. FOM has dangled some false hope for the Cadillac-backed effort by stating … Read more