He is best known for racing for Team Andretti in the IndyCar Series.
He made his professional debut in 2007 in the Formula TR 1600 Pro Series.
At the 2013 Indianapolis 500 he won Rookie of the Year honors after finishing in second and leading 12 laps.
He was born in Bogota, Colombia.
At the 2013 Indy 500 he finished behind only Tony Kanaan.