May 1, 2012
Numbers to note following the Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle, the fourth of 16 events of the 2012 IZOD Indy Car Series season.
2 – Drivers who have finished in the top 10 in each event: Will Power and James Hinchcliffe.
3 – Races in a row won by Power, the longest win streak in Indy car racing since Scott Dixon won three consecutive races in 2007 (Watkins Glen, Nashville, Mid-Ohio). … Consecutive races won by Power in São Paulo.
4 – Different teams represented in the top five of the Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle. …Drivers who have completed every lap of every race: Power, Hinchcliffe and Ryan Hunter-Reay.
6 – Different teams represented in the top 10 in the IZOD IndyCar Series standings.
8 -- Career-best finish for Charlie Kimball, who gained four positions in the final eight laps.
12 – Consecutive races led by Will Power dating to 2011.
22 – Positions gained by Takuma Sato en route to his first podium in IZOD IndyCar Series -- most of any of the 26 drivers.
45 – Points separating Power (180) and Helio Castroneves (135) in the IZOD IndyCar Series championship standings.
39 – Positions gained by Oriol Servia in the first four races.
108 – Top-five finishes for Dario Franchitti in his Indy car racing career. Franchitti passed Gordon Johncock for ninth on the all-time list.
111 – Laps led by Will Power this season (32 percent of total).
185 – Consecutive Indy car starts for Tony Kanaan dating to the 2001 CART race in Portland, Ore.
52,000+ – Fans who attended the the Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle on race day, according to information released by the event promoter.