Arie Luyendyk Jr is a Dutch Auto driving racer. His father, Arie Luyendyk, was also a renowned racing driver. He has won the Indianapolis 500 twice. So there is no doubt from where Luyendyk Jr got his admiration for racing. He grabbed everyone’s attention when he competed and maintained a record of coming 2nd, 3rd, and 4th in the Indy Lights Series.
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Early Life & Biography
Luyendyk Jr was born in The Netherlands. But later, when he turned 3, he, along with his family and sister Maida, moved to the United States. He is the oldest son of Arie and Mieke Luyendyk; his other younger brothers are Alec and Luca. He mostly competed in the Northern parts of America and started his career from the Sports Car Club of America.
Then when he turned 16, he participated in the Formula Ford competition. At the beginning of his career, his notable wins were in the Skip Barber Formula Dodge series back in 2002. He also finished in the top fives at the U.S. Formula Ford 2000 Championship.
Luyendyk Jr works as a real estate broker RE/MAX in Scottsdale, Arizona. Apart from his job and racing, he also has a knack of coming in front of the camera as for several times he has been seen on television. He featured on the TV show named The Bachelorette(season 8) and came second.
He then again came back at the same TV show in its 22nd season and proposed Becca Kufrin, but later, Luyendyk ended up marrying Lauren Burham, who was the runner up of that season. They got married in January 2019, and they have a daughter named Alessi Ren, who took birth on 29th May 2019.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 18 September 1981, Arie Luyendyk Jr is 38 years old as of today’s date 14th September 2020. His height is 1.88 m tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
Luyendyk began his career in racing in karts back in 1992. He gained his popularity mainly after competing in the Indy Racing League (now known as Firestone Indy Lights). Arie participated in this league for a continuous span of 8 years that is from 2002-2010. In this whole series of racing, he completed 66 races with one victory, four pole positions and 2nd, 3rd, and 4th rank in the championship.
In 2005, he attempted to take part in the 2005 Indianapolis 500. He again tried to outrun his speed by using a different car, which gave him a speed of 217.645 mph (350.266 km/h) eventually, that too was not enough for him to qualify in the event.
Luyendyk was successful in qualifying at the 2006 Indianapolis 500 but finished 28th in a race of 33.
In 2007-08 he represented his nation Netherlands at the A1 Grand Prix he drove for A1 Team Netherlands.
He secured his first victory in series in the final race of the 2008 season at Chicagoland Speedway by passing Matos.
In 2010, he participated in the Indy Lights and drove in the Freedom 100 for Andersen Racing and his best performance was when he finished 7th in that series at Chicagoland.
In 2013, Luyendyk decided to do something new when he chose going to off-road racing in the Stadium Super Trucks series, and he finished seventh there. Two years later, he won a bronze medal at the X Games Austin 2015 in the category SST.
In 2018, Luyendyk recorded his first series win at Barbagallo Raceway in Perth, Australia, at the Stadium Super Trucks series.
Awards & Achievements
Luyendyk is best known for his performances at the Indy Series, where he genuinely anticipated by securing one victory and four pole positions and coming at the top 5 places in 24 times.
Luyendyk finished 2nd in 2002, 3rd in 2004 and 4th in 2008 at the Indy Lights Championship. At the SSCA National Championship, Luyendyk came third in the class of Formula Continent.
Net Worth & Salary of Arie Luyendyk Jr in 2020
Arie Luyendyk Jr is a professional auto racing driver. His net worth is around $6 million as of September 2020. In his Indy Light Series, he won an amount of $415,500. Apart from racing, he also works as a real estate agent and broker, so he earns from this profession too.
Arie Luyendyk Jr is a professional auto racing driver who has competed in different racing championships Firestone Indy Lights Series, A1 Grand Prix, and SCCA Formula Continental. Apart from racing, he is also a professional real estate broker and also starred in the TV show name The Bachelors.