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USA TODAY Sports IndyCar driver Ryan Hunter-Reay poses for photos as his son Ryden Hunter-Reay waves a flag after winning the 2014 Indianapolis 500 Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

IndyCar: Can Hunter-Reay’s win spark American revival?


INDIANAPOLIS — There have been more men in charge of IndyCar racing than American winners of the Indianapolis 500 over the last decade and countless opinions as to why the U.S. flag was not flown triumphantly over the famed Brickyard.

But up and down pit lane everyone seems to agree that if IndyCar is ever going to return to its former glory, American fans will need homegrown drivers to cheer for.

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