Arie Luijendijk is a Dutch former auto racing driver, winner of the 1990 and 1997 Indianapolis 500 races. He was inducted into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame in 2009, the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 2014, he is known as "The Flying Dutchman". Luyendyk won a total of seven Indy car races, including three in the CART series, all of them on ovals. Luyendyk started winning a number of Dutch national titles. In 1977, he won the European Super Vee championship, switched to Formula Three. Further success eluded him until he moved to the United States in 1984, where he won the Super Vee championship. With the help of sponsor Provimi Veal, Luyendyk ran his first full Champ Car season in 1985, winning the rookie of the year title both for the season and the Indianapolis 500. Gaining additional sponsorship from Domino's Pizza, his first win in the series came five years in 1990, at the most important race in the series, with a record average speed of 185.981 mph. Luyendyk won the 1990 Indianapolis 500 for Doug Shierson Racing.
His average speed record, which stood for 23 years, was broken in the 2013 97th Indianapolis 500 by Tony Kanaan with an average speed of 187.433 mph. Luyendyk continued to perform well at Indianapolis, scoring pole positions in 1993, 1997 and 1999, retiring from the race while leading on three occasions. In 1995, Luyendyk controlled the race early until an incident with Scott Sharp put him several laps down. For the rest of the race, Luyendyk was able to make up all his laps and beat eventual winner Jacques Villeneuve at the stripe to get his final lap back and finish on the lead lap. In 1996, he set the qualifying lap record at 237.498 mph, although he did not start on the pole because he qualified on the second day of time trials. He won the 1997 Indianapolis 500 from the pole over Treadway Racing teammate Scott Goodyear; 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 Luyendyk pulling away to the win while the other competitors were confused.
A similar finish involving a similar mistake took away a win from Luyendyk two weeks later. Luyendyk was selected to participate in the 1992, 1993, 1998 editions of the International Race of Champions, he retired from racing after the 1999 season, for a short time, joined ABC Sports as a color commentator. He returned to the Indy 500 in 2001 and 2002. In 2003, he entered at Indianapolis for the final time, he suffered a crash during practice, did not make an attempt to qualify. Other Luyendyk victories include the 12 Hours of Sebring, his son, Arie Jr. is an Indy Lights racer. The last corner of the Zandvoort track in the Netherlands carries his name. In 1999, he was presented with the Sagamore of the Wabash award, reflecting upon his Indy 500 career. In 2016, Luyendyk was selected as a chief steward for the IndyCar Series alongside fellow racer Max Papis and Dan Davis. 1 Luyendyk was participated in practice. Alex Barron replaced him in the car. Media related to Arie Luyendyk at Wikimedia Commons The Greatest 33
Ingredients: The Local Food Movement Takes Root is a 2009 documentary film about the shortcomings of America's industrialized food system against a rising local food movement, whose proponents are shrinking the gap between farmland and dinner table. The film is directed by Robert Bates, produced by Brian Kimmel and narrated by actress Bebe Neuwirth. Chefs Alice Waters, Peter Hoffman, Kathy Whims, Greg Higgins share their views as growers and consumers around the country, from Willamette Valley, Oregon to the urban food desert Harlem, New York, discuss their methods for bringing food production back home. Other participants from the Portland, Oregon area include Will Newman and wife Susan Clark of Natural Harvest Farm, Ken Gordon of Kenny & Zuke's Delicatessen, his wife permaculturist Leslee Lewis. Ingredients posits that concentrated animal feeding operations are causing worse and more frequent outbreaks of disease. Ingredients was shown at the 2010 Farm Aid. In 2011, the sequel Ingredients Hawaii was filmed in Hawaii and was released in 2012.
The sequel focuses on Hawaii's unique solutions and challenges faced in growing and selling their food. Official website Ingredients on IMDb
This is a list of the main career statistics of Argentine professional tennis player, Juan Martín del Potro. To date, Del Potro has won 22 Association of Tennis Professionals singles titles, including one Grand Slam singles title at the 2009 US Open and one Masters 1000 singles title at the 2018 BNP Paribas Open, he was the runner-up at the 2009 ATP World Tour Finals, a semi-finalist at the 2009 and 2018 French Opens and 2013 Wimbledon Championships, a quarterfinalist at the Australian Open in 2009 and 2012, a bronze medalist at the 2012 London Olympics, a silver medalist at the 2016 Rio Olympics. On August 13, 2018, Del Potro achieved a career high singles ranking of world No. 3 for the first time. In 2008, Del Potro became the first player in ATP history to win his first four career titles in as many tournaments; this achievement is the second-longest winning streak by a teenager in the Open Era, behind Rafael Nadal. That year, del Potro reached his first Grand Slam singles quarterfinal at the US Open, losing to Andy Murray in four sets.
On October 6, 2008 Del Potro entered the Top 10 of the ATP Singles Rankings for the first time in his career. His strong results throughout the year allowed him to qualify for the year-ending ATP World Tour Finals for the first time in his career. However, he failed to progress beyond the preliminary round-robin stage, losing two of the three matches he played. Nonetheless, Del Potro finished the year as world No. 9, the first time he had finished a year in the Top 10. Del Potro's good form carried over into the new year as he reached his second successive Grand Slam singles quarterfinal at the Australian Open, losing to world No. 2 and eventual runner-up Roger Federer. In June of the same year, del Potro reached his first Grand Slam singles semi-final at the French Open, where he once again lost to the world No. 2 and eventual champion, Roger Federer, this time in five sets. This marked the first time. In August, del Potro reached his first ATP Masters Series singles final at the Rogers Cup in Canada, losing to Andy Murray in three sets.
That year, del Potro reached his first US Open final by defeating then-world no. 3 Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals in straight sets. Del Potro went on to win his first Grand Slam singles title by defeating world no. 1 and five-time defending champion Roger Federer for the first time in his career, prevailing in five sets. In November, del Potro lost to Nikolay Davydenko in the final of the ATP World Tour Finals in straight sets. In January 2010, del Potro achieved a career-high singles ranking of world No. 4, but a wrist injury prevented him from competing for most of the year. In February 2011, del Potro won his first singles title since returning to the tour from injury, defeating Janko Tipsarević in the final of the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships; that year, del Potro reached the fourth round of the Wimbledon Championships for the first time in his career, but lost in four sets to world No. 1 and eventual runner-up, Rafael Nadal. In January 2012, del Potro reached his first Grand Slam singles quarterfinal since returning from injury at the 2012 Australian Open, but lost in straight sets to Roger Federer in a rematch of their quarterfinal match at the same event from three years prior.
At the 2012 London Olympics, del Potro progressed to the semi-finals, where he lost to Federer in a four-hour, three-set match. However, he won the bronze medal by defeating world no. 2 Novak Djokovic in straight sets. In March 2013, del Potro defeated Murray and Djokovic at BNP Paribas Open to reach his first ATP Masters 1000 final since returning from injury, where he lost to Rafael Nadal in three sets; that year, del Potro reached his first Wimbledon semi-final, but lost in five sets to the eventual runner-up, Novak Djokovic. With this achievement, del Potro has now reached the quarterfinals or better at all four Grand Slam events. In October, del Potro reached his third ATP Masters 1000 final at the 2013 Shanghai Rolex Masters, after defeating Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals in straight sets. However, he lost to Novak Djokovic in the final in three sets. In March 2018, del Potro won a Masters 1000 tournament in his fourth final, by defeating Roger Federer at the 2018 BNP Paribas Open; as of March 2018, del Potro has notched 10 wins over No.
1-ranked players, 3 over Nadal, 4 over Federer, 3 over Djokovic. All of his wins came in high-profile events including the ATP Tour World Tour Finals, grand slams, the Olympics, Masters 1000 events, Davis Cup play, he is one of only three players to have notched 3+ wins over each of the Big-4, along with Stan Wawrinka and Tomas Berdych. Current through the 2019 Queen's Club Championships. 1 2018 ATP Finals qualified but withdrawal before tournament.2 Held on indoor hard from 2002–08 and outdoor clay 2009–present. Del Potro's ATP-only match record against players who have been ranked world No. 10 or higher, with those who are active in boldface. Statistics correct as of 19 August 2019, he has a 53–78 record against players who were, at the time the match was played, ranked in the top 10. He has achieved 10 victories against Number 1 ranked players without reaching the top spot himself, an Open Era record. * Statistics correct as of 22 April 2019. Juan Martín del Potro career statistics at the Association of Tennis Professionals Juan Martín del Potro career statistics at the International Tennis Federation Juan Martín del Potro career statistics at the Davis Cup