Jul 15, 2014
Numbers to note from the Iowa Corn Indy 300 presented by DEKALB, the 12th race of the Verizon IndyCar Series season:
1.18 - Average running position of Tony Kanaan during the 300 laps of racing at Iowa Speedway.
5 - Consecutive victories by Andretti Autosport on the .894-mile oval.
8 - Positions gained by Ryan Hunter-Reay in the final 30 laps (ninth to first). … Consecutive seasons that Scott Dixon has won at least one pole.
9 - Positions gained by Josef Newgarden in the final 30 laps (11th to second).
14 - Career Indy car victories by Ryan Hunter-Reay, who is the only driver to win three races this season.
19 - Positions improved by Newgarden (21st to second) during the Iowa Corn Indy 300, the second consecutive week he has gained the most race positions.
27 - Laps that Newgarden improved his position over the 300 laps of competition, most of any driver.
114 - Career top-five finishes for Kanaan and Dixon.
145 – Consecutive starts for Marco Andretti, tying Bobby Rahal, Gil de Ferran and his father Michael for eighth on the all-time list.
227 -- Consecutive starts by Kanaan dating to the 2001 CART race in Portland. Kanaan extended his all-time record.
247 – Laps led by Kanaan, most by a driver in any race this season. Kanaan has led 325 of the past 500 laps of competition.
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