When asked if Andretti's arrival in F1 was going to happen, he replied, “It better," as per Autoweek.
“Let’s face it, as international as Formula 1 is to have a truly, solid American team and manufacturer, it’s got to be good for them,” the elder Andretti said.
“I know Gene Haas has a team and he never planned on having an American driver. Michael has committed to having at least one American driver always.
"Also, there is no official team that is fielding Formula 3 or Formula 2 and Michael has committed to having a Formula 3 and a Formula 2 team to give some American driver the opportunity to go to Europe and pursue Formula 1.
“So, there are a lot of things in play here. It’s a huge commitment for a long term.”
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