Mario Andretti is a character in Cars. He is a race car. He knows Fred's name. His racing number is 11.


Considered one of the most universally successful racers in history, Mario Andretti has done it all! Name a race circuit, series, or track and you can be assured that Mario has garnered victories on every one of them. Not many cars know this, but Mario is actually an old friend of Doc Hudson's. They were fierce competitors on the track, but good friends off the track.[1]


  • He is based on, named after and voiced by Mario Andretti, a retired NASCAR and Formula One driver.
  • Mario is a 1967 Ford Fairlane, the car the real Mario Andretti used to win the Daytona 500.
  • In the Spanish version, he is voiced by Spanish Formula One driver Fernando Alonso.




  1. "Cars Finder" (supplementary material on Blu Ray Disc release of Cars). 2007. Blu Ray Disc. Walt Disney Home Entertainment, 2007.
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