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Ryan Hunter-Reay’s 2014 Indy 500 Win Caps off Andretti Autosport’s Dominant Day

As a driver, Michael Andretti was 0-of-16 in the Indianapolis 500. There was always talk of an “Andretti curse” at the famed Brickyard that prevented anyone with the last name Andretti from enjoying success there. After winning the Indianapolis 500 for the first time as a team owner, in 2005, with the late Dan Wheldon as his driver, Andretti said it was time to put the curse to rest, a sentiment supported even more by today's victory—even though Dave Skretta, writing for The Associated Press, apparently felt the need to resurrect it for a race-day column. With Michael's son Marco finishing third, Skretta noted, "On one hand, Hunter-Reay won during a dominant day for the entire team. On the other, his family name is st...

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