Inside the Box Score: Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

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Numbers to note following the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach at the 1.968-mile streets of Long Beach circuit - the third race of the 2016 Verizon Indy Car Series season:

0.3032 – Margin of victory in seconds for Simon Pagenaud over Scott Dixon, the closest finish in Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach history.

1.67 – Average finishing position for Pagenaud in the first three races of the 2016 season.

1.93 – Average running position for Helio Castroneves for the 80 laps of racing at Long Beach.

2.0 – Average running position of Pagenaud for the 80 laps of racing at Long Beach.

3.3 – Average finishing position for Dixon in the first three races of 2016. Dixon has 33 more points in the first three races than he did in 2015.

5 – Indy car wins for Pagenaud, all of which have come on road/street courses. He is the 90th Indy car driver to win at least five races in his career…Positions improved by Sebastien Bourdais (14th to ninth) and Max Chilton (19th to 14th), most of any of the 21 starters. Chilton gained three positions in the final eight laps.

6 – Consecutive top-10 finishes by Dixon dating to Mid-Ohio race in 2015…Points separating Chilton and Conor Daly in the Sunoco Rookie of the Year standings.

14 – Points separating Pagenaud from Dixon in the Verizon IndyCar Series standings after Long Beach.

21 – Cars running at the finish, the first time all cars had been running at the finish in an Indy car race since Texas-2 in 2011.

23  Laps in which Charlie Kimball improved his position, most of any driver.

47 – Indy car poles for Helio Castroneves, who is fourth on the all-time list.

87 – Career podium finishes for both Dixon and Castroneves tying them for eighth on the all-time list.

100.592 – Average speed in mph of race winner Pagenaud, the fastest race in Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach history.

194 – Consecutive starts by Dixon, the third-longest streak in Indy car history.

252 - Consecutive starts by Kanaan, extending his all-time record.

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