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How the Path for Next American Driver in F1 Is Likely through Michael Andretti

The only way to open the door for American drivers in Formula 1 is for a truly American team like Andretti to get the green light. A big share of the existing 10 teams are arguing against Michael Andretti's bid to bring an 11th Formula 1 team to the grid being green-lighted by Liberty Media and the FIA on the grounds that it will dilute their commercial income.
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Liberty Media CEO Says Michael Andretti in F1 Is 'Not a Pressing Need'

Prospective Formula 1 team owner Michael Andretti found resistance in the F1 paddock when he spoke with current team principals during the recent Miami Grand Prix weekend. The former McLaren F1 driver and current IndyCar team owner is trying to convince F1, the FIA and his potential rival teams to open the doors to an eleventh team entry for 2024. One hurdle is the sport's commercial owner, Liberty Media.
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Why F1 Needs Michael Andretti

There are 10 teams currently on the F1 grid. Right now, the only American team is Haas. Andretti has already secured $200 million in funding, but according to existing owners, that may not be enough. It’s no secret that Michael Andretti, a former IndyCar and Formula 1 driver and current...
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ORIW: Michael Andretti

Michael Andretti, CEO & Chairman of Andretti Autosport, joined us for an interview during Online Race Industry Week. The Andretti Autosport Team competes in IndyCar, Indy Lights, IMSA, Formula E, Australian Supercars and Extreme E.
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Michael Andretti Says He Has Money, Reveals Backup Plan to Get into F1

Bobby Rahal, what do you think about Michael Andretti’s attempt to found a U.S.-based Formula 1 team to begin racing in 2024?. “I think, good luck,” said Rahal, the IndyCar team owner, Indianapolis 500 winner and, in 1978, Formula 1 driver. “It won’t be easy, but the Andretti name should help. Like I said, I wish him luck.”

Michael Andretti awaits decision on Formula One application

Later this week, Michael Andretti, 59, apparently the best free-wheel racer the United States had ever delivered, said in a statement that FIA must understand that there has been a strong public support for a new Formula One team and the American semi-retired racer would require a decision from FIA as early as by next month to prepare for a debut in 2024.
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Michael Andretti awaiting decision on Formula One application

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Michael Andretti said Friday that his father revealed his Formula One aspirations last week to show the FIA there is strong public support for an expansion team -- and he would need a decision from motorsports' governing body in the next month to be properly prepared for a 2024 debut.
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Michael Andretti still waiting on F1 decision on expansion team

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Michael Andretti said Friday that his father revealed his Formula One aspirations last week to show the FIA there is strong public support for an expansion team — and he would need a decision from motorsports' governing body in the next month to be properly prepared for a 2024 debut.
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Michael Andretti: ‘We Bring A Lot To The (F-1) Party’

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Michael Andretti spoke about his latest effort to get a Formula 1 team Friday at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg – the season-opening race of the NTT IndyCar Series season. One week ago, Michael’s father, racing legend Mario Andretti, tweeted that his...
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Michael Andretti Officially Submits American Formula One Team Plans: Report

On Friday, Feb. 18, a single tweet from Mario Andretti made waves at the end of the day. In it, he claimed that his son Michael had applied to the FIA — Formula One’s governing body — to enter a brand-new, all-American team named Andretti Global. And yes, it’s actually happening.
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Michael Andretti has applied to enter F1 with new team in 2024

Michael Andretti, owner of successful IndyCar team Andretti Autosport, is looking to return to Formula One, this time as a team owner rather than driver. An Andretti return to F1 has been rumored for years but somewhat official news finally came late last week via a tweet from Andretti's father, Mario, won the F1 world championship with Lotus in 1978.
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Michael Andretti Is Attempting to Enter Formula 1 With a New Team

Andretti Autosport owner and IndyCar champion Michael Andretti is attempting to field a new team in Formula 1 from 2024. The new team, should the entry be approved by the FIA, will be called Andretti Global. This content is imported from Twitter. You may be able to find the same...

Michael Andretti files paperwork to start Formula One team in 2024

Michael Andretti has filed an application to field a Formula One team starting in 2024. The filing to the FIA, the governing body of F1, was revealed Friday on Twitter by Andretti’s father, Mario. The 1978 F1 champion wrote “Andretti Global has the resources and checks every box. He is awaiting the FIA’s determination.”
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Formula 1: Michael Andretti aiming to enter team in 2024

Former IndyCar champion and Formula 1 driver Michael Andretti is aiming to field a new team in F1 from 2024. The 59-year-old is the son of 1978 F1 world champion Mario, who confirmed the news on social media on Friday. Should the American's entry be approved by the FIA, the...