Second in a row ESPY Best Driver award went to IndyCar 2012 Champ and current Indy 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay. RHR beat such autosport legends as NASCAR Cup’s six-time Champ Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR’s 11-time most popular driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and NHRA’s 16-time Champ John Force not to mention IndyCar’s reigning champion Scott Dixon.
Hunter-Reay commented his achievement as follows:
Amazing! Back to back #ESPYS & I have all of you to thank for the support. This goes to show what an amazing sporting event this year’s #Indy500 was!