Indy 500 Winner Ryan Hunter-Reay Wins His Dream Race

Ryan Hunter-Reay joins the Indy 500 winners circle after making a daring pass around Helio Castroneves and holding him off to win by 0.600 of a second.
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Since he was a boy, Ryan Hunter-Reay idolized racing giants and now he joins the winners circle. Hunter-Reay has been behind the wheel since he got his start racing karts and winning his way to the top. He now drives a Honda and is sponsored by Dr. Pepper Snapple Group. The Florida resident made a daring pass in the Indy 500 to put him in the lead, where he held off Brazilian Helio Castroneves by only 0.600 of a second. It was the second-closest margin of victory in the history of the Verizon-sponsored event. There were 34 lead changes among 11 drivers in the 200 lap event, with Hunter-Reay leading the other drivers.