“Fourth was a decent finish, but we still have work to do before 2017. We’ve had a lot of missed opportunities this year, and we need to work on minimizing those weekends when we’re in the back of the field. It’s nice to be in the top five, but if we’re not stepping on top of the podium, we’re not doing our job.
“We were able to announce today that DHL and I will be back with Andretti Autosport until 2020, and that means the absolute world to me. We’ve had such a great past together and they’ve had great confidence in me and the team… And this is my home. When it’s all said and done, I’ll have been here for 11 years and potentially even more.”
The final checkered flag of 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series competition was waved over the 12-Turn circuit of Sonoma Raceway this evening. Ryan Hunter-Reay started today’s event from the sixth position and made his way up to fourth in time to cross the finish line.
The team heads back to Indianapolis to prepare for an off-season of testing and preparation for 2017. The new season will begin on the streets of St. Petersburg the weekend of March 12.