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RYAN HUNTER-REAY

Driver of the #28 DHL Honda




ABOUT RYAN

2012 IZOD IndyCar Series Champion

Full Name: Ryan Hunter-Reay
Birth Date: December 17, 1980
Birth Place: Dallas, Texas
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 170 lbs.
Residence: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
No.: 1
Chassis: Dallara


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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  •     Crowned the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series Champion after finishing fourth at the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway, beating championship runner up Will Power by only three points


  • Has led 889 laps led and recorded 74 top-10 finishes in his Indy car career
  • Has captured 11 career victories in IndyCar
  • The first American to win a unified IndyCar Series title since Al Unser, Jr. in 1994
  • Captured the checkered flag four times in the 2012 season (Milwaukee, Iowa, Toronto, Baltimore), giving him more IZOD IndyCar Series victories in 2012 than any other Series driver
  • The only American-born driver to visit Victory Lane in 2012
  • Won the Indy 225 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in August 2011
  • Named as a LIVESTRONG Global Envoy in April 2011
  • Posted six top-five and 12 top-10 finishes in the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series season
  • Scored a popular win at the 2010 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, bringing his career win total to four
  • Signed with Andretti Autosport prior to the start of the 2010 season
  • Finished second in the 2009 IZOD IndyCar Series season opener at St. Petersburg
  • Finished the 2008 IndyCar Series season with 10 top-10 finishes overall including his third career victory at Watkins Glen International
  • Advanced 14 positions to finish sixth at the 92nd Indianapolis 500 in 2008, earning the Chase Rookie of the Year award
  • Won the Bombardier Learjet IZOD IndyCar Series Rookie of Year Award in 2007
  • Won Champ Car event from the pole at The Milwaukee Mile, leading all 250 laps while lapping all but second- and third-place finishers; recipient of the Greg Moore Legacy Award in 2004
  • Secured first career victory at Surfers Paradise, Australia in 2003, becoming first American rookie in more than 20 years to win a Champ Car race
  • Set record for most laps led, most poles, most fastest laps and most track records in the Toyota Atlantic championship in 2002
  • Became Rookie of the Year in the Barber Dodge Pro Series after finishing fifth in the point standings in 2000
  • In 1999, won the Skip Barber Formula Dodge National Championship and the Skip Barber Formula Dodge Eastern Regional Series championship, and was named the Barber Dodge "Scholarship Winner"
  • Competed in go-kart racing and won nine World Karting Association/FIA National Series championships and three Grand National titles

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