The 40-year-old, who received in solely this third begin for the workforce, at Lengthy Seashore in 2010, went on to attain 14 extra wins together with the 2014 Indianapolis 500, and likewise received the championship in 2012.
Nonetheless, after two winless seasons – three ought to he not triumph in Laguna Seca or Lengthy Seashore – the workforce will bid him farewell.
“What began as three races in 2010 grew to over a decade of successes,” wrote Andretti Autosport’s social media workforce on Fb. “By way of 12 seasons Andretti Autosport, DHL and Ryan Hunter-Reay climbed mountains. We claimed a championship and captured victory on racing’s greatest stage. And now, over the following two weekends, Ryan will flip his final laps as our IndyCar teammate.
“Thanks, Ryan, for 12 nice seasons with us: 15 wins collectively, an Indy 500 victory and an IndyCar title. At all times a champion, at all times a buddy. Wishing you one of the best of luck within the laps forward.”
Lengthy-time sponsor DHL added: “Cheers to RyanHunterReay, from all of us at your
DHLUS household. It’s been an unbelievable partnership during the last 10+ years, and we want you continued success as you start the following lap in your racing journey.”
Hunter-Reay is believed to be within the operating for 3 IndyCar groups, together with a street/avenue/Indy 500 driver within the #20 Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet as certainly one of his favored choices. Nonetheless, Motorsport.com has confirmed that Indy Lights factors chief David Malukas, Oliver Askew and present incumbent Conor Daly stay three of Carpenter’s choices, too.
Romain Grosjean is anticipated to be confirmed as Hunter-Reay’s alternative inside the subsequent 10 days, whereas Indy Lights graduate Devlin DeFrancesco will likely be named as alternative for James Hinchcliffe.