IndyCar champ: "We've got to re-double our efforts"
The pressure is certainly on for Ryan Hunter-Reay and Andretti Autosport to repeat their run to the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series championship.
How do they know? Well, they’re the ones creating the most of it.
“We put the most pressure on ourselves – [we] really don’t care what anybody else thinks,” Hunter-Reay said in this week’s INDYCAR teleconference, which also featured his team owner, Michael Andretti.
“We want to go out there and win and deliver for our team and our partners and sponsors. That's what really matters most. And I certainly put a lot of pressure on myself as well, so we've got a lot to do. We've got to redouble our efforts to even have a shot at defending our championship.”
Hunter-Reay collected four wins in 2012 (including a streak of three consecutive victories at Milwaukee, Iowa and Toronto), but still needed a fourth-place finish in last September’s season finale at Fo...