Hunter-Reay gives Andretti 2 straight wins
Sunday, June 24, 2012
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) -- Owner Michael Andretti saw his drivers, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Marco Andretti and James Hinchcliffe, driving together in a pack at the front during Saturday night's IndyCar race in Iowa and held his breath, wondering briefly if they'd try to do anything a bit too risky to gain the edge.
Even the potential problems at Andretti Autosports right now are good ones to have.
Hunter-Reay grabbed the lead with 12 laps to go and held off a surging Andretti to win his second race in seven days, a week during which Michael Andretti successfully pulled off a return to Milwaukee as a first-time promoter.
Hunter-Reay trails leader Will Power in the points race after giving Andretti Autosports its fourth win in six tries on Iowa's speedy short oval.