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Ryan Hunter-Reay to Compete in 107th Indianapolis 500 for Dreyer & Reinbold

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing will field Ryan Hunter-Reay in the 107th running of the Indianapolis 500, the team confirmed March 15.

Hunter-Reay will pilot the No. 23 Chevy for DRR. The 42-year-old won the Greatest Spectacle in Racing in 2014.

“I’ve been eager to share this news for quite some time,” Hunter-Reay said. “This partnership with Dreyer & Reinbold Racing presents a unique opportunity for me and I can’t wait to get back on track at IMS. I feel laser-focused and energized. The Indy 500 isn’t just a motor race, for me; it’s a way of life.

“I was incredibly attracted to the fact that DRR is a streamlined program that puts all of its energy into the month of May. I guess you can say I’m going back to my roots, considering how I started my IndyCar career with smaller teams that took the fight to the bigger efforts and won. If you look at DRR’s record at Indy and its impressive recent results, the pool of talented engineers and crew, it’s a perfect fit.”

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Hunter-Reay will be teammates with Stefan Wilson, who was his teammate at Andretti in 2018 and 2021.

The 2012 NTT IndyCar Series champion will attempt his first race since departing Andretti Autosport after the 2021 season. He has 16 wins and 44 podium finishes in 239 starts in the series.

The Indy 500 is set to air on May 28 at 11 a.m. ET on NBC.

About the author

Luken Glover joined the Frontstretch team in 2020 as a contributor, furthering a love for racing that traces back to his earliest memories. Glover inherited his passion for racing from his grandfather, who used to help former NASCAR team owner Junie Donlavey in his Richmond, Va. garage. A 2023 graduate from the University of the Cumberlands, Glover is the author of "The Underdog House," contributes to commentary pieces, and does occasional at-track reporting. Additionally, Glover enjoys working in ministry, coaching basketball, playing sports, and karting.

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