Retrieved 22 September Luyendyk won the Indianapolis for Doug Shierson Racing. Martinelli May 27, In , he was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America. Luyendyk began racing karts in , and moved to Sports Car Club of America club Formula Ford competition six years later at the age of This section of a biography of a living person does not include any references or sources. Retrieved 12 December

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InLuyendyk controlled the race early until an incident with Scott Sharp put him several laps down. It seems we always get a mix of wet and dry weather. A similar finish involving a similar mistake almost took away a win from Luyendyk two weeks later. He was a contestant on ABC’s dating competition The Bachelorette season 8 inwhere he placed first runner-up, and starred in the 22nd season of its sister show The Bachelorwhich premiered on January 1, For the rest of the race, Luyendyk was able to make up all his laps and barely beat eventual winner Jacques Villeneuve at the stripe to get his final lap back and finish on the lead lap.

Sharp Siffert Surtees J. Wide World of Sports. Luyendyk has two younger twin brothers, Alec and Luca.


Arie Luyendyk Jr. not ruling out another Indy 500 attempt

At Detroit inAustralian driver Matt Mingay suffered severe facial injuries in a vicious wreck. Init was announced that Luyendyk would appear in the 22nd season of The Bachelor. Indianapolis Winner The speed indu stands by the two-time winning driver from the Netherlands more than 20 years later.

Gaining additional sponsorship from Domino’s Pizza and changing his racing number to 30, as at the time Domino’s guaranteed customers that delivery orders would arrive in 30 minutes or lesshis first win in the series came five years later inat the most important race in the series, luyenryk a record average speed of Free Newsletters Get the best of autoweek.

Formula Ford Championship. He captured his first series win in the final race of the season at Chicagoland Speedway by passing Matos on a late race restart. Chael Sonnen brilliantly breaks down the Jon Jones situation. Bachelorettes”where he was eliminated early. The first year my father ran IndyCar, he was Luyendyk at IndianapolisMay He drives the No. Fourteen starts is plenty of time, so he deserves a win for sure.

Arie Luyendyk Jr. not ruling out another Indy attempt | Autoweek

Luyendyk has raced many forms of cars — including Indy Lights, where he made 60 starts — and sports cars. He suffered a crash during practice, and did not make an attempt to qualify. Digital Subscription Take Autoweek to go on your digital device and get the luyenryk news you want, wherever you are. In his Firestone Indy Lights career, Luyendyk has 1 victory, four pole positions and aire top-5 finishes.


I guess life is fulfilled. The race ended in controversy when on the final restart the white and green flag waved to end a caution but the yellow lights stayed on with Arie Luyendyk pulling away to the win while the other competitors were confused. He is currently placed fifth in points despite missing several overseas series races. Luyendyk is best known for competing in the Indy Lights Series where he finished 2nd, 3rd and ouyendyk in the Championship over a number of years.

Indianapolis Rookie of the Year Luyendyk has competed in various sports-car series competing in the 12 Hours of Sebring and the 24 Hours of Daytona.

The fans love checking out the trucks. Turn on JavaScript from your settings to fully experience the site. Born in the Netherlands, Arie, 36, and his family immigrated to the United States when he was jg three years old.