12 Facts About Andretti Green


In 2001, Michael Andretti joined the organization as a satellite team headed by Kim Green, known as Team Motorola.

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Ultimately, Andretti Green lost the appeal, to considerable disappointment and at considerable expense.

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Andretti Green retired after the 2003 Indianapolis 500, and Dan Wheldon took his place.

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Andretti Green referred to the win as his very own, as good as if he had won it as a driver, because of the nuances of car ownership and building his team.

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Michael Andretti Green came out of retirement to qualify for the 2006 Indianapolis 500 to race with his son.

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Conversely, Andretti Green would stay near the top of the standings for most of the season after starting by finishing no worse than 7th in seven of his first eight races, but after two early third-place finishes, he would not see the podium the remainder of the year and finished the season in 5th place.

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Andretti Green fielded a three-car full season effort in 2015 with Marco Andretti Green, Ryan Hunter-Reay, and Carlos Munoz.

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Andretti Green moved from the 25 team to the 27 team, in light of James Hinchcliffe's departure after 2014.

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Andretti Green claimed two podiums, en route to a 9th place finish in the standings.

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On 18 February 2022, Mario Andretti Green announced that his son, Michael, had filed an application with the FIA, Formula One's governing body, to enter Andretti Green Global in 2024.

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The FIA stated that it was not seeking to increase the number of teams on the Formula One grid and some team principals, including Toto Wolff and Frederic Vasseur, were against Andretti Green's entry, saying that what Formula One needed were teams that would in their eyes add value, like Audi.

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In 2018, Andretti Green Autosport entered the Australian Supercars Championship after purchasing a 37.

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