Ryan Hunter-Reay took his second pole of the year--both on road courses.

Photo Credit: Marshall Pruett

Ryan posted a lap of 1 minute, 05.3519 seconds in the Chevrolet-powered No. 1 DHLcar for Andretti Autosport to earn the Verizon P1 Award for the Honda Indy 200 at on Aug. 4.

The reigning IZOD Series champion came tantalizing close to the track record of 1:05.347 shared by Dario Franchitti (August 1999) and Gil de Ferran (August 2000) in the Firestone Fast Six to claim his third pole of the season and first in eight starts at the 2.258-mile, 13-turn Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

There are six races left in the season and Hunter-Reay is third in the standings (68 points behind front-runner Helio Castroneves).

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