Jarett Andretti fulfills father's goal to get team to Rolex

Jan 31, 2022 270

BY: JENNA FRYER

Jarett Andretti carved his own path in motorsports alongside his father, where the two began in sprint cars with aspirations to build a bigger program they could take to the next level. John Andretti and his son eventually set their sights on sports cars and building a program that would someday race in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. They got serious about the effort in 2019 but it took three years to achieve their dream.

Jarett Andretti started from the pole Saturday in the LMP3 class and held the lead for roughly three hours before turning the car over to his teammate. It marked the debut of Andretti Autosport in North America's most prestigious race; Mario Andretti won the race in 1972, Michael Andretti and John Andretti entered it three times and Marco Andretti ran it once, but never for the eponymous family team.

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SOURCE: https://www.yahoo.com

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