Arie Luyendyk, Jr. (born September 18, 1981 in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands) is an auto racing driver and son of 2-time Indianapolis 500 winner Arie Luyendyk and resides in Scottsdale, Arizona. Despite his European birth, the majority of his adult racing has taken place in North America where his father lives and made his career. Luyendyk is best known for competing in the Indy Lights Series where he finished 2nd, 3rd and 4th in the Championship over a number of years. He was named a test-driver in A1 Grand Prix alongside Jeroen Bleekemolen for A1 Team The Netherlands starting the 2007-08 season. Arie Luyendyk, Jr. has also competed in various sports-car series competing in the 12 Hours of Sebring and the 24 Hours of Daytona. More recently Arie was seen on ABC’s The Bachelorette 8, where Luyendyk placed first runner-up and is represented by BRANDed.