IndyCar » IndyCar Driver of the Year vote: Full results

Ryan Hunter-Reay won your plaudits after snatching the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series title from Will Power, but let's dig deeper and see what else this year's Driver of the Year results tell us.

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Luke - Unregistered

January 04, 2013 6:18 AM

Graham Rahal is rated far too low, people don't relize the ganassi second team runs on a tight budget completely seperated from the main target squad, also give the guy credit for being soo close to dario in the points dispite a load of bad luck.

DEREK from NEW ZEALAND. - Unregistered

January 04, 2013 9:40 PM

JOSEF NEWGARDEN should have been in the top ten, the guy was fast all year at INDY he lead the TIMESHEETS and was quick all season to show that he has the talent but 2013 he has to get the results. A genuine surprise from the first round.

David Chaste - Unregistered

January 05, 2013 2:40 PM

It's amazing that Indycar has not done any type of promotional work to get the public to know who Ryan Hunter Reay is. This is the first american open wheel champion since Sam Hornish in 2006. And Indycar is struggling. The ALMS will now have some races on speed TV so that's more competition for Indycar.

Hunter-reay should have been on talk show tv, radio shows, car shows, ball games, commercials, etc. This was a chance to sell Indycar to the American public

Basta Pasta - Unregistered

January 07, 2013 1:26 AM

David C. The Capt n and Chip knows da mahhkting ropes and they run front row before during and steal a winning flag at the end, on a regular basis...
...Michael is now on top of his game racewise remember he was never a media darling like his father always showing the lip then...Marco behave that way too- too bad-...but now hopefully he -Michael- will have hire media people and turn his SCUDERIA ten fold monieS...make sure RHR is everywhere, by the way, this job belong to Indycar-IZOD too ... for Graham or Marco, I would'n spend a dime on their future, Indy is no LEAGUE anymore and America is no CHARITY CLUB...although JR Joseph Charly and Ed deserve more time to hone ZER-KRAFTEN... don't you think...

David Chaste - Unregistered

January 07, 2013 3:50 PM

If Michael Andretti does not do to the media thing Indycar should have done it. It is their league, and having an american champion is the best way to market the league. This was a hugely missed opportunity.

I actually think Graham Rahal is the best american talent in the league. So he should be invested in. He just hasn't had a top car to drive. Since Franchitti was struggling last year and was out of the title hunt, Ganassi could have gave him some performance bits on his car. If I was in Indycar I would have asked Chip to do so. It would have been good for marketing.

I could do a better marketing job than is presently being done.

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