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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
8
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 17 0 0 6 10 90 14
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 252 18 7 68 127 1546 196

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