Inside the box score - Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama


Numbers to note following the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at the 2.3 -mile Barber Motorsports Park road course - the third race of the 2017 Verizon Indy Car Series season:

3 – Different winners in as many Verizon IndyCar Series races in 2017…Positions improved by Will Power (17th to 14th)  and Charlie Kimball (18th to 15th) in the final nine laps.

4 – Indy car wins for Josef Newgarden, two of which have happened at Barber Motorsports Park

6 – Points separating Sebastien Bourdais from Scott Dixon in the Verizon IndyCar Series standings after Barber Motorsports Park. The top five drivers are separated by 15 points.

7 – Consecutive top-10 finishes by Bourdais dating to the Pocono race in 2016.

13 – Positions gained by Alexander Rossi, most of any driver.

24 – Laps in which Mikhail Aleshin improved his position, most of any driver.

34 – Total positions gained by Bourdais in 2017.

46 – Indy car poles for Will Power, who is fifth on the all-time list.

210 – Consecutive starts by Dixon, the third-longest streak in Indy car history. Dixon will tie Jimmy Vasser for second on the all-time list should he start at Phoenix Raceway.

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

330 – Indy car starts for Helio Castroneves which gave him sole possession of third on the all-time list. Kanaan is tied with Al Unser Jr for fourth on the list with his 329 starts.

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