Andretti Autosport GT4 Sprint X Team Announces Return of Racing Driver Colin Mullan as Co-Driver for 2020 Pirelli GT4 America Season

18 February 2020 GT4 America

INDIANAPOLIS — Andretti Autosport welcomes back a familiar face this season, announcing today that GT4 racing driver Colin Mullan will again co-drive the No. 36 Window World- MI Windows and Doors Sprint X McLaren along with Jarett Andretti. 

The returning Mullan raced along with Andretti during four Pirelli GT4 America Sprint X events in 2019.  Jarett Andretti looks to continue the winning streak he shared along with Mullan, stating, “It was great to share so many podiums with Colin last season. For a driver of his age, I think his experience and record speaks for itself. We’re happy to have him back and I look forward to winning more with him.”

Mullan shares Andretti’s excitement, “I’m very excited to be joining Andretti Autosport and Jarett Andretti for the 2020 GT4 America Sprint X championship. Jarett and I meshed very well as co-drivers during my partial season with the team last year. The whole organization has been a pleasure to work with, and I was welcomed into their family immediately. It’s been amazing to work with both McLaren and a team that carries such a pedigree in racing, and I’m looking forward to continuing that relationship into the future. I have no doubt that we’ll be a serious contender for podiums and race wins this year!” stated Mullan. 

The 2020 Pirelli GT4 America Sprint X series features a 60-minute race with a halfway pit stop and driver change.  Mullan and Andretti will each drive for 30-minute intervals. The season kicks off on March 7 at The Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.

About Colin Mullan
Mullan's passion for racing started at the age of 5 when he began racing quarter midgets.  In 2018, Mullan was a finalist for the Team USA Scholarship. The scholarship allowed him the opportunity to gain experience in Formula Ford races in England. The scholarship has been in place since 1999 with Jimmy Vasser being the first recipient.

The same year, Mullan competed in 7 out of 10 races for the MINI JCW Team. This was Mullan's first time racing on a national stage, in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. Mullan missed the Daytona and Sebring races because, at age 15, he fell short of the age restriction of 16 years. Once at the age of 16, Colin became the youngest winner in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.

Last year, Colin raced in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge TCR class, along with a partial season with Andretti Autosport in Pirelli GT4 America Sprint X.
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About Jarett Andretti
Andretti is a graduate of North Carolina State University who now lives in Indianapolis and races full-time. He is the son of the late John Andretti, the grandson of Aldo Andretti and the great-nephew of Mario Andretti.

He has carried on the family racing tradition and has championships in go-karts, the USAC Eastern Ignite Pavement Midget Series, the 410 Sprint Car division at the Lawrenceburg Speedway and is also an Indiana Sprint Car Series champion. In addition, Andretti is the 2014 USAC National Sprint Car Rookie of The Year and a former Rookie of The Year at the Oswego Speedway in the supermodified class. In 2018, Andretti competed part-time as a rookie in the Pirelli World Challenge TCR Class. 

The 2019 season was Andretti’s rookie year driving the Andretti Autosport No. 18 Endurance Auto Warranty Sprint and No. 36 Window World-MI Windows and Doors Sprint X McLaren 570S’s with three overall wins and earned his first pole position in the series.

About Andretti Autosport
Andretti Autosport, led by racing legend Michael Andretti, boasts a wide racing portfolio rooted in tradition and designed for success. Under the banners of Andretti Autosport and BMW i Andretti Motorsport, the Indianapolis-based team fields multiple entries across the INDYCAR® SERIES, Indy Lights, the FIA Formula E Championship and the GT4 America Series. 

The team also competes as Walkinshaw Andretti United in the Australian Supercars category through partnership with Walkinshaw Racing and United Autosports. The global racing enterprise boasts four INDYCAR SERIES championships, four Indy Light titles, one Pro Mazda championship and has captured victory five times at the famed Indianapolis 500.  The team also holds two X Games Gold Medals and five U.S. rallycross championships.

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