Michael Andretti - Chief Executive Officer & Chairman, Andretti Autosport & The Michael Andretti Foundation
Expectations are high when you enter the world of racing with a name like Andretti, and Michael Andretti has been raising the bar as a driver, team owner, and businessman throughout his illustrious career.
Michael Andretti leads his businesses with the same focus and determination he showed behind the wheel of a race car.
He knows the importance of striving for excellence and pushes to move from good to great. He raises the bar and sets new standards. He knows what it takes to be a Champion.
When Andretti hung up his helmet and ended his full-time driving career, the 1991 series champion left as the winningest driver in CART history with 42 victories. He is also second on the list of IndyCar laps led, right behind his father, Mario, with 6,702.
With his full-time driving career behind him, Andretti continues to set the standard in the racing industry, albeit from behind the pit wall. The Michael Andretti Foundation was founded in 2003. Through donations, sponsorships and fundraising events, this 501(c)(3) foundation distributes funds to qualified non-profit organizations that promote programs for better health, education and welfare of America's children and citizens.