American veteran was recruited by Ferrari for the last two races of the 1982 Formula 1 Championship to replace Didier Pironi who was very seriously injured in an accident during wet qualifying session at German Grand Prix. In his first race after comeback Andretti drove  126C2 to the third position at Italian Grand Prix in Monza. It was Andretti’s last podium and last finish in F1 race. See also 126C2 scale models of Mario’ car by Brumm, Pironi’s car by Brumm and by Ferrari F1 Collection, and Villeneuve’s car by Brumm.

SeasonSeriesEvent
1982F1WC
Driver No.Entrant
Mario Andretti28Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
Scale ManufacturerCollection
1:43IXOFormula 1 Auto Collection
Cat. No.QualityRarity
No. 58