May 28, 2012
Numbers to note following the 96th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, the fifth of 16 events of the IZOD Indy Car Series season.
1 - Driver who has completed every lap of every race in the first five IZOD IndyCar Series events: James Hinchcliffe.
3 - Indianapolis 500 wins for Dario Franchitti, the 10th driver to win the Indianapolis 500 three or more times.
4 - Drivers to lead the Indianapolis 500 for the first time: Hinchcliffe, Takuma Sato, Charlie Kimball and Rubens Barrichello.
5 - Indianapolis 500 wins for car owner Chip Ganassi (1989, 2000, 2009, 2010 and 2012). Ganassi tied Lou Moore for second among Indianapolis 500 wining car owners.
6 - Different teams represented in the top 10 in the IZOD IndyCar Series standings.
8 - Different teams represented in the top 10 of the 96th Indianapolis 500.
9 - Different drivers to finish on the podium in the first five races of 2012.
16 - Starting position of Dario Franchitti. The only other driver to win from 16th position was Dan Wheldon in 2005.
23 - Positions gained by Oriol Servia en route to his season-best performance of fourth at Indianapolis.
31 - Indy car wins for Dario Franchitti, tying Sebastien Bourdais and Paul Tracy as the active leader in victories.
34 - Lead changes among 10 drivers. It was the most lead changes in the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.
36 - Points separating Will Power (200) from Helio Castroneves and James Hinchcliffe (164) in the IZOD IndyCar Series championship standings.
50 - Number carried by the Indianapolis 500 winner for the first time.
59 - Laps led by Marco Andretti. He had led 31 laps at Indianapolis in his previous six starts. It was the seventh time an Andretti had led the most laps at Indianapolis. Mario led the most laps in 1969, 1985, 1987 and 1993. Michael led the most laps in 1991 and 1992.
62 - Positions gained by Servia in the first five races of 2012. (An average of 12.2 positions per race)
91 - Degrees, the high temperature in Indianapolis on May 27, 2012 - tying the 1919 and 1953 as the second-hottest 500 Race Day.
109 - Top five finishes for Franchitti in his Indy car racing career.
186 - Consecutive Indy car starts for Tony Kanaan dating to the 2001 CART race in Portland.
1,366 - Consecutive laps completed by Scott Dixon at the Indianapolis 500, a race record. The previous record stood for 71 years and belonged to Wilbur Shaw, who completed 1,351 consecutive laps from 1935-41.