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Alexander Rossi
Alexander  Rossi
Andretti Autosport
27 Honda USA Verizon P1 Award
27
Alexander Rossi
rank
3
Career stats
Indy Car History
Championships: 0
Indy 500 Wins: 1
Borg Warner Trophy
Total Poles
6
Race Wins
7
Birthday
Sep 25, 1991
Hometown
Nevada City, California
Residence
Indianapolis, IN

ON TRACK

  • Seven-time Indy car race winner.
  • Won the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 in 2016, the first rookie to win the 500 since 2001 and the first American rookie to win at Indianapolis since 1928.
  • Returns to Andretti Autosport for his fourth season in the NTT IndyCar Series.
  • Moved to Europe at age 17 to chase Formula 1 dream. Made five starts for Manor Marussia team in 2015 and became the third American driver to race in Formula 1 since 1990.
  • Has won races in GP2 Series (now known as F2) and World Series by Renault as has competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and Rolex 24 At Daytona.

OFF TRACK

  • A music lover, he enjoys everything from alternative rock to country music, including The 1975, Chainsmokers, Blink 182, Blake Shelton, Eric Church, Prince, Flume, Diplo, The Weeknd and Lady Gaga.
  • Enjoys downhill skiing and mountain biking, and his favorite city is Lake Tahoe, California.
  • When unable to enjoy the great outdoors, you can find him at the nearest escape room.

CAREER STATS

YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
2019 NTT IndyCar Series 17 2 2 11 14 182 17
2018 NTT IndyCar Series 17 3 3 10 14 415 17
2017 NTT IndyCar Series 17 1 1 5 10 99 14
2016 NTT IndyCar Series 16 1 0 2 6 23 15
Total 67 7 6 28 44 719 63

RAF = Running at Finish

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First Start
March 13, 2016 (St. Petersburg)
First Win
May 29, 2016 (Indianapolis 500)
First Pole
September 2, 2017 (Watkins Glen)

NTT IndyCar Series Highlights

  • 2018
    • Finished career-best second in the NTT IndyCar Series point standings for Andretti Autosport with three wins.
    • Led 11 races for 432 laps.
    • Won at Long Beach and Mid-Ohio from pole position. Also won at Pocono and earned pole at Belle Isle-2
    • Recorded 10 top-five and 14 top-10 finishes.
  • 2017
    • Finished seventh in the NTT IndyCar Series for Andretti Herta Autosport with Curb-Agajanian, winning at Watkins Glen from pole.
    • Recorded podium finishes at Toronto and Pocono.
    • Led a total of 99 laps at Indianapolis, Pocono and Watkins Glen.
  • 2016
    • Won the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 for Andretti Herta Autosport with Curb Agajanian, leading the final three laps as his car ran low on fuel.
    • Finished 11th in NTT IndyCar Series point standings earning Rookie of the Year honors.
    • Finished fifth at season-finale at Sonoma.
    • Led at Indianapolis, Belle Isle-2, Iowa and Pocono.
    • Started a career-best seventh at Iowa.

Alexander's Road To Indy

  • 2015
    • Made five starts for Manor Marussia in Formula One with best finish of 12th at Circuit of the Americas in his home grand prix.
    • Finished second in GP2 for Racing Engineering, winning at Spa-Francorchamps, Monza and Sochi.
  • 2014
    • Competed in 10 GP2 Series races for EQ8 Caterham Racing.
    • Served as Caterham F1 Team Reserve Driver but left the team to become Reserve Driver for Marussia F1, driving the car for the opening practice at Spa-Francorchamps.
  • 2013
    • Was top rookie in GP2 Series for EQ8 Caterham Racing, winning the feature race at Abu Dhabi.
    • Served as Caterham F1 Team Reserve Driver.
  • 2012
    • Competed in World Series by Renault FR3.5 with Arden Caterham.
    • Served as Caterham F1 Test Driver.
  • 2011
    • Finished Finished third in the World Series by Renault Championship and was Rookie Champion after winning two races (Aragon and Paul Ricard).
  • 2010
    • Finished fourth in GP3 Series for ART Grand Prix with two wins (Barcelona and Budapest).
  • 2009
    • Was top rookie in International Formula Master Championship for ISR Racing.
    • Finished fourth in the championship recording wins at wins at Brno, Spa and Imola.
    • Finished ninth in GP2 Asia competing for Meritus Racing and Ocean Racing. Recorded three top-five finishes.
    • Tested a BMW Saber F1 car, granting him a F1 Superlicense.
  • 2008
    • Won Formula BMW Americas championship with 10 wins.
    • Won Formula BMW USA World Finals.
  • 2007
    • Finished third overall in Formula BMW Americas with three wins.
  • 2006
    • Finished third in the Skip Barber National Series, with four wins.
    • Was the youngest winner in Skip Barber National Championship history at age 14.
    • Won Skip Barber Western Regional Series.
Andretti Autosport

With 16 years of competition in the books, the Indianapolis-based team led by Michael Andretti has captured four NTT IndyCar Series championships and five Indianapolis 500 victories, including three in the last five seasons.

Andretti Autosport enters 2019 as the only NTT IndyCar Series team to have won championships in each of the Road to Indy development ladder series, having earned two championships in Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires, one in the Indy Pro 2000 Championship presented by Cooper Tires (formerly Pro Mazda) and one in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship.

Andretti Autosport currently fields cars in NTT IndyCar Series, Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires, Formula E, Americas Rallycross and partners in Supercars team in Australia

Michael Andretti competed for 19 years in CART before competing in the NTT IndyCar Series in 2003. He won more races (42) than any driver in CART history and led 6,702 In.dy car laps during his driving career, second only to his father, Mario.. He retired from full-time driving following the 2003 Indianapolis 500 to concentrate on team ownership and drove for the final time in the 2006 Indianapolis 500.

 

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