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Alexander Rossi
Alexander  Rossi
Andretti Autosport
27 Honda USA Verizon P1 Award
27
Alexander Rossi
rank
2
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 14 2 2 10 12 182 14
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 64 7 6 27 42 719 60

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.