Inside the box score: ABC Supply 500


Numbers to note following ABC Supply 500 on the 2.5-mile Pocono Raceway - the 13th completed race of the 2016 Verizon Indy Car Series season:

2.91 – Average running position of runner-up Mikhail Aleshin for the 200 laps of racing at Pocono.

5.61 – Average running position of race winner Will Power for the 200 laps of racing at Pocono.

6 – Consecutive podium finishes for Power. Sunday’s finish was the 55th of his career.

7 – Positions gained by Ryan Hunter-Reay (10th to 3rd) in the final 20 laps of the race.

19 – Positions improved by Hunter-Reay (22nd to third), most of any of the 22 starters.

20 – Points separating Simon Pagenaud from Power in the Verizon IndyCar Series standings. In 2015, Juan Pablo Montoya led Graham Rahal by 42 points with three races to go. Scott Dixon, who trailed Montoya by 48 points with three to go, won the championship on a tiebreaker.

23 – Races that Pagenaud had finished without a DNF before he retired from the ABC Supply 500 due to contact. Pagenaud’s last DNF was the Grand Prix of Indianapolis in 2015 when he retired with a mechanical issue.

29 – Indy car wins for Power, which tied him for 11th on the all-time list with Rick Mears and Helio Castroneves.

47 – Laps in which Hunter-Reay improved his position, most of any driver.

87 – Laps led by Aleshin at Pocono, which set career high for the second race in a row. Aleshin, who led 33 laps at Mid-Ohio in July, had led only four laps in his career prior to Mid-Ohio.

105 – Points gained by Power on Pagenaud in the point standings since Power won the second race at Belle Isle in June.

233 –  Lead changes in 500-mile races since aero kits were introduced in 2015. The five 500-mile races have averaged 46.6 lead changes (Sunday's race had 29, second most ever at Pocono)

262 –  Consecutive starts by Tony Kanaan, extending his all-time record.

324 – Indy car starts for Helio Castroneves which ranks fourth on the all-time list. Kanaan ranks fifth on the list with his 323 starts.

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