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Andretti Opens New Silverstone Facility as Part of F1 Push



Andretti Global has moved into a new 48,000 square foot (4,460 sq/m) facility at Silverstone as the American motorsport powerhouse continues to work towards a future Formula 1 entry.
Company chairman and CEO Michael Andretti, and his father, the 1978 F1 world champion and 1969 Indianapolis 500 winner Mario Andretti, were among the leadership figures present for the move-in ceremony this week. They were joined by 80 staff from Andretti Cadillac UK.
‘The flexible space will house manufacturing facilities, including pattern, model and machine shops, ADM, electronics, R&D and additional office and meeting facilities,’ the team said in a statement.
‘This new space will continue to work hand in hand with our principal Andretti site in Indiana, and our Formula E facility in Banbury and will be a collaborative site for our global family of race teams.’ The team declared that the opening of the new facility sees Andretti embark ‘on the next stage of our preparations to enter the FIA Formula 1 World Championship.’
Andretti submitted a formal entry request in cooperation with engine manufacturer Cadillac, but F1 rejected the application in January following a lengthy commercial assessment. Part of F1’s reasoning was that it felt the championship would provide more value to Andretti than the other way around. Although the setback prevented Andretti and Cadillac from joining the grid in 2025 or 2026, the door was not entirely closed because ...
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