Braselton, Ga. (May 30, 2014)- Skip Barber Racing School would like to congratulate Ryan Hunter-Reay, Skip Barber alumnus and the winner of the 2014 Indianapolis 500, as well as all who raced.
Before becoming the 98th winner of the Indianapolis 500, Hunter-Reay kicked off his career with Skip Barber. He was a part of the Karts to Cars Scholarship Shootout, Regional Race Series and eventually the Skip Barber Dodge Pro Series.
It was a thrilling race on Sunday as Hunter-Reay and Helio Castrovenes, another Skip Barber alumnus, fought for the second-closest finish in the race’s history. Castrovenes took second place.
Skip Barber alumni swept the podium when Marco Andretti joined Hunter-Reay and Castrovenes with his third place finish. Juan Pablo Montoya, Sage Karam and JR Hildebrand, more Skip Barber graduates, came in fifth, ninth and tenth place, respectively.
Here is a list of where the other Skip Barber alumni placed:
25. Townsend Bell
26. Tony Kanaan
27. Ed Carpenter
28. James Hinchcliffe
30. Josef Newgarden
31. Charlie Kimball
33. Graham Rahal
About Skip Barber Racing School Race Series
For 39 years, Skip Barber Racing School LLC, has been the leader in training motorsport legends of the future through entry-level, equal car championships. The athletes are given media exposure, expert coaching, on-track arrive-and-drive experience, financial awards and motorsport scholarships. Skip Barber Racing School launched the auto racing careers of Ryan Hunter-Reay, Marco Andretti, Josef Newgarden, Scott Speed, A.J. Allmendinger, Raphael Matos, John Edwards, Conor Daly, Spencer Pigot and many more.
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