BorgWarner Presents Baby Borg to 2014 Indianapolis 500 Winner Ryan Hunter-Reay at Automotive News World Congress

Team Owner Michael Andretti Receives Third BorgWarner Championship Team Owner’s Trophy™

Auburn Hills, Michigan, January 19, 2015 – 2014 Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay received his first BorgWarner Championship Driver’s Trophy™ during the Automotive News World Congress held in Detroit, Michigan. The first American to win the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” in eight years, Hunter-Reay also won the Verizon IndyCar® Series championship in 2012. Known as the “Baby Borg” to racing fans, the personal keepsake sports a duplicate of the 101st sterling silver image displayed on the iconic Borg-Warner Trophy. Andretti Autosport team owner and racing legend Michael Andretti also accepted his third BorgWarner Championship Team Owner’s Trophy™.

“As the Borg-Warner Trophy begins a new century of achievement, we are proud to present Ryan with his first Baby Borg as a symbol of dedication, skill, innovation and leadership,” said James R. Verrier, President and Chief Executive Officer, BorgWarner. “At BorgWarner, we recognize that every victory—whether designing new ground-breaking technologies or speeding around the race track—requires collaboration and teamwork. A team owner who also competed in 16 Indianapolis 500 races, Michael Andretti will now have three team owner’s trophies to symbolize his team’s outstanding accomplishments.”

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