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Michel Jourdain Jr.

Michel Jourdain Jr, 1996. Copyright Brian Crowe, 2016. Used with Permission.

Michel Jourdain Jr, 1996. Copyright Brian Crowe, 2016. Used with Permission.

Michel Jourdain Jr, ALMS event, Road Atlanta, Braselton, Georgia, 4th october 2008. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Michel Jourdain Jr, ALMS event, Road Atlanta, Braselton, Georgia, 4th october 2008. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Born:

02 Sep 1976
Mexico City

Nationality:

Mexico

Indy 500s:

2 (1996-2013)

Made his debut in CART as a teenager and became one of the most experienced drivers in the series, until his switch to the NASCAR Busch Series in 2005. Has also appeared in Grand-Am, the WTCC and A1 GP and more recently in NASCAR and ALMS. Now competing in rallies, but also races in and runs a touring car series in Mexico and in 2012, made a shock return, 16 years on, to the Indy 500. Continued in the same vein in 2013, but from 2014 onwards, concentrated solely on his SuperCopa ride and administration in his homeland. In 2017, he added racing in NASCAR Mexico to his list of roles, which he continues in 2020. He has even done some acting and appears, briefly, in an Academy Award nominated film - Roma - in 2019. In 2021, Jourdain is racing and running (with Michael Andretti) a Super Copa team.

Biography last updated 4 Apr 2021