Hunter-Reay Scores IndyCar Win In Milwaukee

By Dean Pantazi

Hunter-Reay Scores IndyCar Win In Milwaukee

June 16, 2012 Updated Jun 16, 2012 at 11:11 PM EST

WEST ALLIS, WISCONSIN (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Ryan Hunter-Reay passed Helio Castroneves for the lead with 84 laps to go and held on to win the Milwaukee IndyFest at the famed Milwaukee Mile.

Hunter-Reay, who started second, led Tony Kanaan across the start-finish line by 5.1029 seconds.

James Hinchcliffe was third and Oriol Servia jumped from the 20th starting position to finish fourth. E.J. Viso, who led his first laps since June 2011 at Texas, finished fifth (his first top five since Iowa in 2010).

Will Power, who finished 12th, retained the IZOD IndyCar Series championship lead. Hinchcliffe moved into second (31 points back). Chevrolet-powered cars swept the podium.




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