Inside the box score: Honda Indy Toronto


Numbers to note following the Honda Indy Toronto at the 1.786 -mile Streets of Toronto’s Exhibition Place - the 12th race of the 2017 Verizon Indy Car Series season:

1 – Position gained by Simon Pagenaud (6th to 5th), Graham Rahal (10th to 9th) and Scott Dixon (11th to 10th) in the final 9 laps of the race.

1.96 – Average running position for winner Josef Newgarden during the 85 laps of racing in Toronto.

3 – Points separating Dixon from second-place Helio Castroneves in the Verizon IndyCar Series standings after the Honda Indy Toronto.

5 – Indy car wins for Newgarden, two of which have come in the last three years at Toronto...Consecutive races led by Newgarden.

8 – Races that Castroneves has led this season.

10 – Positions gained by Ryan Hunter-Reay, most of any driver…Indy car poles for Simon Pagenaud, who tied Johnny Thomson, Dan Gurney, Teo Fabi, Alex Zanardi, Nigel Mansell, Bryan Herta and Sam Hornish Jr. for 30th all-time.

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

23 – Points separating Dixon from fourth-place Newgarden in the Verizon IndyCar Series standings after the Honda Indy Toronto.

27 – Average age of podium finishers at Toronto. (Newgarden is 26, second-place finisher Alexander Rossi is 25 and third-place finisher James Hinchcliffe is 30)

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

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

339 – Indy car starts for Castroneves which is third on the all-time list. Kanaan is fourth on the list with his 338 starts.

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