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Ryan Hunter-Reay
Ryan  Hunter-Reay
Andretti Autosport
28 Honda USA Road To Indy Graduate
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Ryan Hunter-Reay
rank
9
Career stats
Indy Car History
Championships: 1
Astor Cup Trophy
Indy 500 Wins: 1
Borg Warner Trophy
Total Poles
7
Race Wins
18
Birthday
Dec 17, 1980
Website ryanracing.com
Hometown
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Residence
Fort Lauderdale, FL

ON TRACK

  • The most successful active American driver in open-wheel competition; 2012 NTT IndyCar Series champion and 2014 Indianapolis 500 winner.
  • 2007 NTT IndyCar Series and 2008 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year.
  • The only American driver to record wins in the NTT IndyCar Series, CART, Champ Car, WeatherTech SportsCar Championship American Le Mans Series and Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series.
  • Races car No. 28 to represent the 28 million people living with cancer worldwide.
  • Has represented Team USA at Race of Champions in the last six events, beginning in 2012, following his NTT IndyCar Series championship.

OFF TRACK

  • Won the ESPY Best Driver Award two consecutive years: 2013, 2014.
  • Co-founded Racing for Cancer charity in honor of his mother, who died of colon cancer in 2009.
  • Loves deep-sea fishing, scuba diving, free diving and spearfishing.
  • Father-in-law, Bob Gordon, was an off-road racing legend and brother-in-law, Robby Gordon, is one of the most versatile racers of his generation. Robby, a former Indy car and NASCAR driver, is founder and current driver in the Formula Off-Road Stadium SUPER Trucks series.
  • Was born in Dallas but considers himself a native Floridian.

CAREER STATS

YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
2019 NTT IndyCar Series 5 0 0 2 3 0 4
2018 NTT IndyCar Series 17 2 1 10 11 132 14
2017 NTT IndyCar Series 17 0 0 4 8 72 12
2016 NTT IndyCar Series 16 0 0 5 8 97 15
2015 NTT IndyCar Series 16 2 0 4 7 71 13
2014 NTT IndyCar Series 18 3 1 6 9 195 13
2013 NTT IndyCar Series 19 2 3 7 9 297 13
2012 NTT IndyCar Series 15 4 1 7 10 153 12
2011 NTT IndyCar Series 17 1 0 4 9 74 14
2010 NTT IndyCar Series 17 1 0 6 12 87 15
2009 NTT IndyCar Series 17 0 0 2 3 0 12
2008 NTT IndyCar Series 17 1 0 1 10 13 14
2007 NTT IndyCar Series 6 0 0 0 3 0 4
2005 Champ Car 11 0 0 0 4 0 7
2004 Champ Car 14 1 1 4 8 250 12
2003 Champ Car 18 1 0 2 6 15 12
Total 240 18 7 64 120 1456 186

RAF = Running at Finish

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First Start
February 24, 2003 (St. Petersburg)
First Win
October 26, 2003 (Surfers Paradise)
First Pole
June 5, 2004 (Milwaukee)

NTT IndyCar Series Highlights

  • 2018
    • Finished fourth in NTT IndyCar Series point standings with wins at Belle Isle-2 and Sonoma.
    • Recorded six podium finishes, 10 top-five finishes and 11 top-10 finishes in 17 starts.
    • Won pole for season-finale at Sonoma.
    • Led eight races for 132 laps, including 80 in his win at Sonoma.
  • 2017
    • Finished ninth in the NTT IndyCar Series with a best finish of third at Indianapolis GP, Iowa and Watkins Glen.
    • Recorded four top-five and eight top-10 finishes.
  • 2016
    • Finished 12th in the NTT IndyCar Series with best finish of third at St. Petersburg, Belle Isle-2 and Pocono.
    • Collected five top-five and eight top-10 finishes.
    • Led four races for a total of 97 laps, including a race-high 52 laps at Indianapolis 500.
  • 2015
    • Won two races for Andretti Autosport at Iowa and Pocono.
    • Finished sixth in NTT IndyCar Series point standings for second consecutive season.
    • Collected four top-five and seven top-10 finishes.
    • Led four different races for a total of 71 laps.
  • 2014
    • Recorded three-win season driving for Andretti Autosport, highlighted by win in the 98th Indianapolis 500 over Helio Castroneves.
    • Finished sixth in NTT IndyCar Series point standings.
    • Posted victories at Barber and Iowa, leading just the final two laps in the latter.
    • Collected six top-five and nine top-10 finishes.
    • Led seven different races for a total of 195 laps.
    • Qualified in top three in first four races of season, including pole-winning effort at Long Beach.
  • 2013
    • Finished seventh in point standings for Andretti Autosport with wins at Barber and Milwaukee.
    • Led most laps from pole to win at Barber.
    • Posted for second straight season at Milwaukee.
    • Earned poles at Sao Paulo and Mid-Ohio, along with seven top-five and nine top-10 finishes.
  • 2012
    • Finished the NTT IndyCar Series championship for Andretti Autosport with four wins.
    • Recorded three races in a row (Milwaukee, Iowa, Toronto) to put himself in championship contention. Also won at Baltimore to keep title hopes alive.
    • Claimed pole at Edmonton.
    • Led six races for 153 laps.
    • Posted seven top-five and 10 top-10 finishes.
  • 2011
    • Finished with a win at New Hampshire and four top-five finishes anchored a seventh-place points finish for the second consecutive year for Andretti Autosport.
    • Posted nine top-10 finishes.
  • 2010
    • Finished seventh in standings for Andretti Autosport.
    • Won at Long Beach for second career victory.
    • Recorded six top-five and 12 top-10 finishes.
    • Led four races for 87 laps, including 64 at Long Beach.
  • 2009
    • Competed in first six races with Vision Racing, then completed season with A.J. Foyt Racing.
    • Finished a season-high second in the season-opening race at St. Petersburg, earned two more top 10s at Toronto and Mid-Ohio.
  • 2008
    • Finished eighth in point standings for Rahal Letterman Racing.
    • Advanced win at Watkins Glen, also recorded nine other top-10 finishes, including a sixth-place finish at Indianapolis.
    • Won Chase Rookie of the Year for 92nd Indianapolis 500.
  • 2007
    • Won NTT IndyCar Series Rookie of Year despite joining Rahal Letterman Racing at midseason.
    • Finished 19th in point standings with three top-seven finishes in six starts.
    • Had best finish of sixth at Michigan.
  • 2005
    • Finished 15th in Champ Car World Series for Rocketsports Racing with best finish of sixth at Denver and Toronto.
  • 2004
    • Finished ninth in Champ Car World Series for Herdez Competition.
    • Scored dominating win from pole at Milwaukee, leading all 250 laps.
    • Received Greg Moore Legacy Award.
  • 2003
    • Finished 14th in Champ Car World Series in rookie season for American Spirit Team Johansson.
    • Scored first Indy car victory at Surfers Paradise, becoming first American rookie in more than 20 years to win a Champ Car race.

Ryan's Road To Indy

  • 2018
    • Raced with Wayne Taylor Racing in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring and Petit Le Mans.
    • Won Petit Le Mans with co-drivers Jordan Taylor and Renger van der Zande.
  • 2017
    • Competed in the GT Daytona Class at Rolex 24 At Daytona for Michael Shank Racing and joined Wayne Taylor Racing’s prototype lineup for Petit Le Mans.
  • 2016
    • Captured podium finish at the Rolex 24 At Daytona as part of the VisitFlorida Racing prototype lineup. Also raced for the team at Sebring, Long Beach and Petit Le Mans.
  • 2014
    • Won Rolex 24 at Daytona with the SRT team.
  • 2011
    • Won Sebring 12 hour with Level 5 Motorsports.
  • 2007
    • Made four Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype starts for Riley Matthews Motorsports, winning the season finale at Miller Motorsports Park.
    • Participated as test driver for Robby Gordon Motorsports in NASCAR Sprint Cup Car of Tomorrow.
    • Competed for A1GP Team USA in New Zealand.
  • 2006
    • Made three Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series starts, two in GT for SAMAX Motorsport and one in Daytona Prototype for SunTrust Racing, with best finish of third in GT Class at Laguna Seca.
    • Selected by Hendrick Motorsports for General Motors driver development program for NASCAR.
  • 2002
    • Finished sixth in Toyota Atlantic championship for Hylton Motorsports with three wins (Laguna Seca, Chicago and Cleveland) and three poles.
    • Set record for laps led, most poles, most fastest laps and most track records.
    • Awarded BBS “Rising Star” Award & World Com “Fastest Driver” Award for most fastest race laps.
  • 2001
    • Finished fifth in the Barber Dodge Pro Series with wins at Lime Rock and Toronto.
  • 2000
    • Was Rookie of the Year in Barber Dodge Pro Series after finishing fifth in point standings.
    • Earned two podium and four top-five finishes.
  • 1999
    • Won Skip Barber Formula Dodge National championship.
    • Won Skip Barber Formula Dodge Eastern Regional Series championship.
    • Named Barber Dodge "Scholarship Winner."
  • 1998
    • Named Rookie of the Year in Skip Barber Formula Dodge Southern Regional Series championship.
  • Early Career
    • Competed in go-kart racing and won nine WKA/FIA National Series championships and Three Grand National titles.
    • Named WKA Competitor of the Year in 1997.
Andretti Autosport

With 16 years of competition in the books, the Indianapolis-based team led by Michael Andretti has captured four NTT IndyCar Series championships and five Indianapolis 500 victories, including three in the last five seasons.

Andretti Autosport enters 2019 as the only NTT IndyCar Series team to have won championships in each of the Road to Indy development ladder series, having earned two championships in Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires, one in the Indy Pro 2000 Championship presented by Cooper Tires (formerly Pro Mazda) and one in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship.

Andretti Autosport currently fields cars in NTT IndyCar Series, Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires, Formula E, Americas Rallycross and partners in Supercars team in Australia

Michael Andretti competed for 19 years in CART before competing in the NTT IndyCar Series in 2003. He won more races (42) than any driver in CART history and led 6,702 In.dy car laps during his driving career, second only to his father, Mario.. He retired from full-time driving following the 2003 Indianapolis 500 to concentrate on team ownership and drove for the final time in the 2006 Indianapolis 500.

 

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