Apr 17, 2012
Numbers to note following the 38th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, the third of 16 events of the 2012 IZOD Indy Car Series season.
3 – Drivers who have finished in the top 10 in each of the first three IZOD IndyCar Series events: Will Power, James Hinchcliffe and Simon Pagenaud. … Points separating the top-three drivers in Firestone Indy Lights championship standings.
5 – Different teams represented in the top five in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
7 – Different teams represented in the top 10 in the IZOD IndyCar Series standings.
9 – Lead changes in each of the first three IZOD IndyCar Series races.
11 – Consecutive races led by Will Power dating to 2011.
11.5 – Average starting position for Will Power in his two wins.
15 – Positions gained by Tony Kanaan and JR Hildebrand in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, most of any of the 26 drivers. … Positions gained by Kanaan in IZOD IndyCar Series standings by finishing fourth at Long Beach as he advanced from 26th to 11th.
17 – Consecutive top-five starts in Firestone Indy Lights for Esteban Guerrieri, a series record. Guerrieri has never started outside the top five in his Firestone Indy Lights career.
24 – Points separating Will Power (127) and Helio Castroneves in the IZOD IndyCar Series championship standings.
26 – Laps led by Simon Pagenaud -- nine more laps than he had led in his previous 20 Indy car starts.
184 – Consecutive Indy car starts for Tony Kanaan dating to the 2001 CART race in Portland.
170,000+ – Fans who attended the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach event weekend, according to information released by the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach, the event promoter.