RHR Wins The Indianapolis 500

05-25-RHR-Drinks-The-Milk-StdRyan Hunter-Reay is the winner of today’s 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 driving the DHL Honda for Andretti Autosport . Hunter-Reay started today’s race from the 19th position.

This is Hunter-Reay’s second win of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season as the American-born driver looks to reclaim the Verizon IndyCar Series title.

It marks the 13th career Indy car victory for Hunter-Reay, a 32-year-old resident of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Today’s race is Hunter-Reay’s 10th win with Andretti Autosport and he extends his distinction of being the winningest active American driver in the Verizon IndyCar Series.

His previous Verizon IndyCar Series victories were: Barber Motorsports Park (2014/Andretti Autosport), Milwaukee IndyFest (2013/Andretti Autosport), Barber Motorsports Park (2013/Andretti Autosport), Baltimore (2012/Andretti Autosport), Toronto (2012/Andretti Autosport), Iowa (2012/Andretti Autosport), Milwaukee (2012/Andretti Autosport), New Hampshire (2011/Andretti Autosport), Long Beach (2010/Andretti Autosport) and Watkins Glen (2008/Rahal Letterman Racing). He also has victories in the CART/Champ Car Series at Milwaukee (2004) and Surfer’s Paradise (2003).

Hunter-Reay is the only driver to score victories in the IndyCar Series, CART, Champ Car, Grand-Am and the American Le Mans series.

This is the 50th Verizon IndyCar Series victory for Andretti Autosport. Since 2003, Andretti Autosport has scored four series titles (’04/Kanaan, ’05/Wheldon, ’07/Franchitti and ’12/Hunter-Reay) and two Indianapolis 500 wins (’05/Wheldon and ’07/Franchitti).

Andretti Autosport has four full-time entries in the Verizon IndyCar Series, with Hunter-Reay, Carlos Munoz (No. 34 Cinsay Honda) Marco Andretti (No. 25 Snapple Honda) and James Hinchcliffe (No. 27 United Fiber & Data Honda).

2 Responses to “RHR Wins The Indianapolis 500”

  1. Andrew May 25, 2014 at 9:06 pm # Reply

    Many, many congratulations! That was an incredible drive and a very well-deserved win!

  2. Gene Martin May 26, 2014 at 11:50 pm # Reply

    That last lap move was one of the best I have ever seen. He put that car where Angels fear to tread . He was beyond the edge. He was on the razors edge. Or as they say down here in south Alabama. ” that boy drove the damn wheels off of that car” great move, great win. Congrats

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