Ryan Hunter-Reay (born December 17, 1980 in Dallas, Texas) is a professional American race car driver best known as a multiple race winner in each of North America's top open wheel formulas, CART, the Champ Car World Series and the IndyCar Series. He is also the most successful American driver currently competing in open wheel competition, with more race wins than all of the other current American IndyCar drivers (12) combined. He recently won the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series Championship. Hunter-Reay won the IndyCar Series Rookie of the Year award in 2007, despite only competing in six of the seventeen events, and Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year honors in 2008. In January 2010 Hunter-Reay was signed to drive for Andretti Autosport in the #37 IZOD sponsored IndyCar, where he won the prestigious Long Beach Grand Prix and Andretti Autosport's first win under the sole ownership of Michael Andretti.
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