Dreyer & Reinbold confirms Hunter-Reay for Indy 500
Ryan Hunter-Reay has signed to drive for Dreyer & Reinbold Racing on the Indianapolis 500. The 2014 Indy 500 winner will pilot the No. 23 Chevy because the DRR staff takes its greatest swing in a long time to seize its first win on the Speedway.
Hunter-Reay can be reunited with Stefan Wilson, driver of the No. 24 DRR Chevy, after they had been teammates at Andretti Autosport in 2018 and 2021.
“I’m thrilled to have Ryan Hunter-Reay be a part of our lineup for the 2023 Indianapolis 500,” mentioned Dennis Reinbold. “Ryan is a confirmed winner on the Speedway, profitable in 2014, and is a tremendously proficient driver who is a superb addition to our staff for this 12 months’s 500.”
For the 2012 IndyCar Sequence champion, making a return to one of many collection’ heralded challenger staff is a throwback to his early days within the Champ Automotive collection.
“I’ve been wanting to share this information for fairly a while,” Hunter-Reay mentioned. “This partnership with Dreyer & Reinbold Racing presents a singular alternative for me and I can’t wait to get again on monitor at IMS. I really feel laser-focused and energized. The Indy 500 isn’t only a motor race, for me; it’s a lifestyle.
“I used to be extremely drawn to the truth that DRR is a streamlined program that places all of its vitality into the month of Could. I assume you possibly can say I’m going again to my roots, contemplating how I began my IndyCar profession with smaller groups that took the struggle to the larger efforts and gained. When you take a look at DRR’s file at Indy and its spectacular latest outcomes, the pool of proficient engineers and crew, it’s an ideal match.
“Dennis Reinbold embodies every part the Indy 500 is about. He’s, unquestionably, one of many Indy 500’s most passionate entrants. I stay up for working with him, the complete staff, and my teammate Stefan Wilson.”