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Ryan Hunter-Reay, Laguna Seca, IZOD INDY CAR SERIES HIGHLIGHTS

First start: July 22, 2007 (Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course)
First victory: July 6, 2008 (Watkins Glen International)

2011

Finished seventh in IZOD IndyCar Series standings for Andretti Autosport.
Recorded victory at New Hampshire, leading final 17 laps.
Posted nine top-10 finishes and consecutive front-row starts at Long Beach and Sao Paulo.
Running at the finish in 14 of the 17 races.

2010

Finished seventh in IZOD IndyCar Series standings for Andretti Autosport.
Won at Long Beach for second career victory.
Recoded six top-five and 12 top-10 finishes overall.
Led four races for 87 laps, including 64 at Long Beach.
Advanced 17 positions to finish fifth at Kansas and seventh at Texas.

2009

Finished 15th in IndyCar Series standings for Vision Racing and then A.J. Foyt Racing (11 of 17 races).
Recorded Vision Racing's best finish of second at opener in St. Petersburg.
Posted two top-five and three top-10 finishes.

2008

Finished eighth in IndyCar Series standings for Rahal Letterman Racing.
Won at Watkins Glen, leading the final nine laps, and had 10 top-10 finishes overall.
Advanced 14 positions to finish sixth in 92nd Indianapolis 500, earning Chase Rookie of the Year award.

2007

Won Bombardier Learjet Rookie of Year Award despite joining Rahal Letterman Racing at midseason.
Finished 19th in IndyCar Series standings with three top-seven finishes in six starts.
Had best finish of sixth at Michigan.

ROAD TO THE IZOD INDYCAR SERIES

2007

Made three Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype starts for Riley Matthews Motorsports with best finish of sixth at Watkins Glen.
Test driver for Robby Gordon Motorsport in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Car of Tomorrow.
Competed for A1GP Team USA in New Zealand.

2006

Made three 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 for General Motors driver development program for NASCAR.

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 with win from pole at Milwaukee.
Recipient of the Greg Moore Legacy Award.

2003

Finished 14th in Champ Car World Series in rookie season for American Spirit Team Johansson.
Scored first career victory at Surfers Paradise, Australia, becoming first American rookie in more than 20 years to win a Champ Car Race.

2002

Finished sixth in Toyota Atlantic championship for Hylton Motorsports with three wins (Laguna Seca, Chicago and Cleveland) and three poles.
Set record for most laps led, most poles, most fastest laps and most track records.
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 the Barber Dodge Pro Series after finishing fifth in the 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

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.
Was WKA Competitor of the Year in 1997.

Ryan Hunter-Reay



Date of birth: December 17 1980
Residence: Dallas, Texas
Nationality: United States
No.: 28
First race: St. Petersburg, 2003
Season: 16
Team: Andretti Autosport
Website: Ryan Racing
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