Andretti Autosport’s Ryan Hunter Reay has told Paddock Eye that with the great job that Honda has done and the improvements that the manufacturer has made for the Indianapolis 500 and the Chevrolet Dual In Detroit that:
It’s down to us to get the result.
Hunter Reay who drives the No.28 DHL Honda was speaking in the post race press conference following Sunday’s second race at the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit on Belle Isle where he finished in third place behind Team Penske’s race winner Will Power and championship leader Simon Pagenaud.
At the Indianapolis 500 presented PennGrade Motor Oil last weekend Andretti Herta Autosport’s Alexander Rossi in the No.98 NAPA Auto Parts Honda took victory ahead of his team mate Carlos Munoz.
In Detroit over the weekend Conor Daly finished race 1 of the Dual in second place for the Honda powered Dale Coyne Racing team while in the second race Hunter Reay finished the race on the podium in third place.
Looking ahead to Texas this weekend, Hunter Reay said that as the track gets older the surface becomes more abrasive and that means that the tyres will full off the cliff faster so the teams will have to manage that however having finished in second place there in the past Hunter Reay is hopeful of challenging for the win.