Racing Legend Mario Andretti, now at the age of 75, and his wife Dee Ann Andretti are reportedly planning a world tour. The racer and his beautiful wife, even in their old age, still seem very energetic and still are not taking life slow.
The Italian American Racing Legend and his wife have reportedly started planning a world tour this year, according to our sources.
Sources also add that they are going to jump start their tour by first visiting Croatia, which also happens to be the birth country of Mario Andretti, who stands at a height of 6 feet and 2 inches.
Mario Andretti married Dee Ann Andretti in 1961 and has three children with her. The World Champion, according to sources, married his crush.
Both of their sons, Michael Andretti and Jeff Andretti, are race car drivers like their father. Even their grandson Marco Andretti, Michael’s son, is also a race car driver. Fast cars seem to run in their family blood.
The whole Andretti family is said to be joining them on their first destination of their World Tour and after Croatia everyone part their own ways. The retired race car driver according to sources is calling this his last lap in the racing track of the world according to sources.
Racing career and achievements
Marco Gabriele Andretti is one of most successful racers in the world of racing. He is one of the two drivers to win races in Formula One, Indy Car, World Sports Car Championship and NASCAR. He also won races in midget cars and sprint car racing.
During his exceptional career, Andretti won the 1987 Formula One World Championship, four Indy Car titles , He is the only American to win a Formula One Championship. No other American has won the Formula One since his victory in the 1978 Dutch Grand Prix.
Andretti has had a long racing career. He is the only person in the United States of America to be named the United States Race Driver of the year for three decades.
Marco has 109 major circuits’ wins. His final race was in the Indy Car race in April 1993, which made him the only person to race in the championship for over three decades.
He has been into racing from the early days of his life and was always fascinated by cars. He reportedly has many expensive cars in his house. He still has the Ferrari that used in the Formula One race that he won.
He is also famous for his daring quotes like “ If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough” and “If you wait, all that happens is you get older”.