May 6, 2013
Some numbers to note from the Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle, the fourth race of the IZOD IndyCar Series season:
.3463 - The margin of victory by James Hinchcliffe. It was the 13th-closest road/street finish in Indy car history.
1 - Lap led by race winner James Hinchcliffe at Sao Paulo. … Driver who has finished in the top 10 in each of the first three IZOD IndyCar Series events: Marco Andretti.
2 - Consecutive podium finishes at Sao Paulo for Takuma Sato.
3 - Consecutive front-row starts for Ryan Hunter-Reay.
4 - Different teams represented in the top five in the Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300.
7 - Drivers who led laps in the Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 - the most leaders at Sao Paulo.
8 - Different teams represented in the top 10 in the IZOD IndyCar Series standings.
13 - Points separating Takuma Sato and Marco Andretti in the IZOD IndyCar Series standings. … Laps led by Sebastien Bourdais at Sao Paulo, his first laps led since the Mexico City Champ Car race in 2007.
20 - Positions improved by Josef Newgarden, the most positions gained by any driver. Newgarden finished fifth to record his first top-five finish.
200 - Consecutive Indy car starts for Tony Kanaan dating to the 2001 CART race in Portland. Kanaan is second to Jimmy Vasser's 211 straight starts.