2011 24-Hours of LeMans - Finished 26th
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DOB Novmeber 16, 1959
Birthplace: Somerset, PA US
Residence - Ray MI
Married, 1 child
Team (Class): Robertson Racing, GTLM
Race car: Ford GT Mk 7 and Ford
GT-RM (test car)
Like husband, is heavily involved in flying.
Owns a Cessna 172 and is a FAA-licensed dispatcher.
. .Has worked in airline industry for several years
in different capacities. Were it not for racing,
would have completed training to become flight
instructor. . .First vehicle was a 1969 Plymouth
Roadrunner. Now drives a BMW . . .Believes Michael
Shumacher is the greatest driver of all-time but
believes Kimi Rikkonens switch to Ferrari
could send him past Schumacher. . .Admires Series
driver Terry Borcheller for his drive and
determination.. . .Would like to try World
Rally Championship one day because of the challenge
to both navigator and driver. . .A fan of
Pittsburgh Steelers and horse racing. . .Would like
to dine with Bill Clinton, Shirley Muldowney and
Austin Powers. . .Looking for summer home in Cayman
Took third in SCCA Turkey Trot in Panoz GTS at
Sebring in 2006.
Spent latter months of 2006
preparing with husband Dave preparing for 2007
Twelve Hours of Sebring.
Like husband, is
heavily involved in flying. Owns a Cessna 172 and
is a FAA-licensed dispatcher.
worked in the airline industry for several years in
Were it not for
racing, would have completed training to become
First vehicle was a 1969
Now owns and shows a
1970 Plymouth Superbird (amongst other cars).
Believes Michael Schumacher is the greatest
driver of all-time but believes Kimi
Raikkonens switch to Ferrari could send him
Loves her animals, which
include (but not limited to) llamas, horses, cats
Would like to try World Rally
Championship one day because of the challenge to
both navigator and driver.
A fan of
Pittsburgh Steelers and horse racing.
like to dine with Bill Clinton, Shirley Muldowney
and Austin Powers.
Loves vacationing in the
Cayman Islands with extended family. Is mother of
one and grandmother of two.
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2/22-23/10 Winter Tests at Sebring
Raced at the 12-Hours of Sebring 2007 in a
Panoz. Unfortunately, with only 64 into the 364 lap
race, engine trouble forced them out.
second season in the American Le Mans Series will
see a return to GT2 but a new entry.
team with husband David and third driver David
Murry to field new Ford GT-R for full season
championship run starting at Sebring.
entry will compete against cars from Aston Martin,
Chevrolet, Dodge, Ferrari, Panoz and Porsche, among
Drove Panoz Esperante GTLM in
limited 2007 run.
Husband/wife team Dave and Andrea Robertson have
formed Robertson Racing are making their American
Le Mans Series debut in 2007 with a Panoz Esperante
GTLM in GT2. The team plans a three-race schedule
this year (Sebring, Detroit and Petit Le Mans)
before launching a full-season campaign in 2008. .
.Is an FAA-licensed dispatcher and licensed private
Robertsons are joined by Boris Said at Mobil 1
Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh From
Florida. A throttle linkage problem on the No. 40
Doran Ford GT costs the team several laps around
the halfway mark, but continued perseverance earns
team eighth-place finish in GT. ... Team skips
round two at Long Beach to ensure health of cars
for Le Mans test day. ... Robertsons battle engine
issues througout Lime Rock Park race. Car is
retired a 2:34 mark. ...A 14th place finish for
Robertsons at Mosport. ...Melanie Snow joins Andrea
to drive the No. 40 at Mid-Ohio. All-female duo
survive a difficult rain race to finish 14th.
...Quiet race at Road America to 12th place finish
for Andrea Robertson/Melanie Snow.
At Sebring, crash in Monday testing resulted in
car rebuilt in three days. Ford GT wualified ninth
in class. Damaged tie rod in ninth hour and late
stop for oil refill meant 10th place GT2 finish.
At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, returned to
cockpit for 10th place GT2 finish with Davids
Robertson and Murry. ... At Utah, drove home to
eventual 12th place class finish. ... At Lime Rock,
11th in class on hectic, traffic-filled weekend.
... At Mid-Ohio, 12th in class after car was
running running near top-five early. ... At Road
America, again Ford power opened strong before
entry fell to 11th in class. ... At Mosport, drove
opening stint before car was retired after accident
on 49th lap with BMW GT car. Credited with 12th
place finish. ... At Petit Le Mans, drove one of
team`s two Ford GT-Rs with D. Robertson/Craig
Stanton. Placed 12th in class while sister car
Made nine starts in Doran-Ford GT with eight
At Sebring, showed
considerable promise in entry shared with husband
David and David Murry. Car ran third in class early
after fifth-place qualifying effort. Car lost time
following contact with spinning Acura prototype,
forcing crew to replace entire front end. Finished
seventh in GT2.
At St. Petersburg, recorded
sixth-place GT2 finish, a career-best, in tandem
with Murry. Car ran second in class at first pit
At Utah, drove middle stint in
eventual 10th-place class finish with Murry/David
At Lime Rock, car a top-five
performer early on before falling back to
ninth-place finish in GT2.
drove middle stint in 10th-place finish that saw
Ford GT-R running solidly in top-five early.
At Road America, entry ran in GT2 top-five before
finishing seventh in class.
placed 10th in first race at Mosport in tandem with
D. Murry/D. Robertson.
At Petit Le Mans,
teammate Murry claimed pole which was the first
pole for the Ford GT. During race, bodywork came
off twice on track forcing yellow flags to be
waived. Robertson Racing finished 10th in class
during rain-shortened event.
Raceway Laguna Seca, watched Murry lead in class
early before driving uneventful middle stint before
11th place GT2 finish.
2008: Returned to the American Le Mans
Series at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring again
sharing the cockpit with Husband David. The duo
were joined by David Murry as both a co-driver and
driver coach for the full season of competition in
the newly built Doran Ford GT-R. Following contact
on lap 186 the team called it a day. ... At St.
Petersburg, the A.Robertson/Murry combo started the
race tenth on the GT2 grid but after brake problems
arose towards the middle of the race, the team fell
back and went home with eleventh in GT2. ... At
Long Beach, handed duties over to husband, David,
for the shortened format event. ... At Utah, the
team tried all three drivers through the weekend
but it was damage incurred after an incident with
an Audi that ended the day with just under half and
hour to go. ... At Lime Rock, the Ford entry was
heavily damaged in practice and did not qualify or
start the race. ... At Mid Ohio, enjoyed a clean
race and an eleventh place finish after a late race
incident with the wheel/tire detaching from the car
... At Road America, the Murry/Robertson trio
continued the progress on their first season with
the new Ford GT. Murry drove the opening stint and
was involved in an incident with a prototype
causing the team to go several laps. Car was still
running at end of race with all three drivers
having spent time behind the wheel in the twelfth
2007: Made three starts in limited
campaign with Panoz Esperante GTLM in GT2.
At Sebring, teamed with husband David/Arie Luyendyk
Jr. in Series debut for all three. Race ended after
just 64 laps (engine).
At Petit Le Mans,
added Murry for strong early run before retiring
after 106 laps (mechanical).
Raceway Laguna Seca, completed full race and
finished 10th in GT2.
2007: At Sebring, made Series debut with
husband Dave and Arie Luyendyk Jr. at wheel of
Robertson Racing Panoz Esperante GTLM. Race ended
after just 64 laps (engine). . .At Petit, returned
to Series competition for the first time since
Sebring in March. Shared the duties again with
husband David and added David Murry to the cockpit.
Had a strong run early on but was unable to recoup
from an accident on lap 106 and was forced to
retire. Weekend proved to be a learning experience
for a full season of competition in 2008.
2006: Did not compete in Series. . .Took
third in SCCA Turkey Trot in Panoz GTS. . .Spent
late season preparing with husband Dave and
teammate Arie Luyendyk Jr. preparing for 2007 Mobil
1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.
2005: Won second straight Spec Racer Ford
Championship at home track Waterford Hills.
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