Apr 9, 2013
Some numbers to note from the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, the second race of the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series season:
1 - Winning car number of Ryan Hunter-Reay. The last win by a car carrying No. 1 was by Sebastien Bourdais in 2007 at Mexico City.
2 - Consecutive Firestone Indy Lights wins by Andretti Autosport at Barber Motorsports Park.
4 - Drivers to finish in the top 10 in the first two IZOD Indy Car Series races: Helio Castroneves, Scott Dixon, Marco Andretti and Justin Wilson. … Consecutive second-place finishes by Scott Dixon at Barber.
10 - Indy car wins for Ryan Hunter-Reay.
13 - Positions improved by Josef Newgarden, the most positions gained by any driver. Newgarden finished ninth - his first top-10 finish in the IZOD IndyCar Series.
15 - Positions gained by Ryan Hunter-Reay in the standings after his win, the biggest jump by any driver.
30 - Second-place finishes for Dixon in his Indy car career, tying Bobby Unser, A.J. Foyt, Al Unser Jr. and Castroneves for fifth on the all-time list.
67 - Laps led by Castroneves in 2013, which accounts for 33.5 percent of the laps, so far.
100 - Top-five finishes for Dixon in his Indy car career, tying Johnny Rutherford for 14th.
108 - Top-five finish for Helio Castroneves in his Indy car career, breaking tie for 10th with Gordon Johncock and Tony Kanaan.
198 - Consecutive Indy car starts for Kanaan dating to the 2001 CART race in Portland. Kanaan is second to Jimmy Vasser's 211 straight starts.