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John Andretti

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John won the championships Champ Car, IMSA GTP,Rolex Sports Car Series and NASCAR and NASCAR became the last rider, who won the trophy for the famous team `Petty Enterprises`.

John Andretti was born March 12, 1963 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania), in the family of Aldo Andretti (Aldo Andretti), also racing and twin brother of the famous Mario Andretti (Mario Andretti).Thus, the racing driver Adam Andretti (Adam Andretti) falls to John `s younger brother, Mario - uncle, Michael (Michael Andretti) and Jeff (Jeff Andretti) - cousins, not to mention the fact that the family has grown the third generation of the successful racing drivers. So, John`s son, Jarrett (Jarett Andretti), appears in USAC competition at midzhet-carts.

Beyond the race track, John is actively involved in the life of Central Indiana (Indiana). Every year during the race Brickyard 400, which takes place in the town of Speedway, Indiana (Speedway, Indiana), with the radio station he obedinyaetusiliya WIBC (93.1 FM) from Indianapolis (Indianapolis),radio personality Dave Wilson (Dave Wilson) and the company `General Mills` and carries out action ` Race for Riley`, all proceeds from which go to the Children`s Hospital `James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children`. The charity race held in karting center `Mark Dismore Karting Center` in New Castle, Indiana (New Castle, Indiana).In December 2004, John spent a week in the Middle East (Middle East), meeting with the sailors and marines of the US Army (USA).

Andretti graduated from Moravian College (Moravian College) in his hometown of Bethlehem with a degree in business management and believes that if he failed to make a racing career ,he would become an investment banker or stockbroker. He really likes movies with Joe Pesci (Joe Pesci) and Nicolas Cage (Nicolas Cage), and among his favorite movies he calls rugged comedy late 70 ` Zverinets` (National Lampoon`s Animal House),which was very popular in America (America) and has collected 141 million dollars with a budget of 2.7 million. Favorite band Andretti remains `AC / DC`.

John Andretti made his debut in the competition on the Winston Cup (Winston Cup) in 1993 ,`Chevy` driving under the number ` 72` to `Tex Powell` team on the road North Wilkesboro Speedway in North Carolina (North Carolina), after starting 31st and finishing 24th.

After three races in 1993, he started the next season at the wheel of `Chevy` number ` 14` for the team Haganah Billy (Billy Hagan).

May 29, he became the first in the history of racing driver

.which could be finished in one day, two races, Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600. He finished 10th Indianapolis and 36th in Coca-Cola 600, mainly because of technical malfunctions.

In the middle of the season, John moved on to `Pontiac` at number ` 43`, speaking of `Petty Enterprises`, I come to finish the 11-m at Richmond International Raceway track and finished the season in 32 th place on points, and 5th in the list of the best newcomers of the year.

In 1995 Andretti moved to `Ford Thunderbird` # 37, speaking for the team of Michael Kranefussa (Michael Kranefuss). His first pole position he took on the Southern 500 race five times and finished in the composition of the top ten ,error status: 400John has not won a race this season, 10 times he came to the finish among the first ten riders and finished the year with his best result of his career, at the 11th place.

In the next few years, John Andretti was replaced by several teams, including the `Haas CNC Racing`,` Richard Childress Racing`, `Dale Earnhardt, Inc.`,` ppc Racing`,`Billy Ballew Motorsports` and ` BAM Racing`. In 2008 he stood for `Front Row Motorsports` in the series Sprint Cup Series, on ` Chevrolet Impala SS` # 34, before concentrating on his team and is back behind the wheel of 34th ` impaly` in 2009

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