Inside the Box Score: Rainguard Water Sealers 600

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Numbers to note following the Rainguard Water Sealers 600 at the 1.5 -mile Texas Motor Speedway - the ninth race of the 2017 Verizon Indy Car Series season:

2.07 – Average running position for Will Power during the 248 laps of racing at Texas.

8 – Positions gained by Tony Kanaan in the final 25 laps of the race (10th to second).

13 – Points separating Scott Dixon from Simon Pagenaud in the Verizon IndyCar Series standings after the Rainguard Water Sealers 600. The top five are separated by 40 points.

15 – Positions gained by Gabby Chaves, most of any driver.

23 – Lead changes, the most lead changes at Texas since there were a track record 32 in June of 2001.

31 – Indy car wins for Power, which tied Dario Franchitti and Paul Tracy for ninth on the all-time list.

42 – Laps in which Graham Rahal improved his position, most of any driver.

59 – Total positions gained by Pagenaud in 2017.

204 - Drivers who have earned an Indy car pole position after Charlie Kimball claimed his first pole at Texas.

216 – Consecutive starts by Dixon, the second-longest streak in Indy car history.

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

336 – Indy car starts for Helio Castroneves which is third on the all-time list. Kanaan is fourth on the list with his 335 starts.

3,436 – Laps led by Power in his career, which ranks 12th on the all-time list. By leading 180 laps at Texas, Power passed Gordon Johncock (3,360 laps led), Sam Hornish Jr. (3,428 laps led) and Rick Mears (3,435 laps led) at Texas.

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