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IndyCar Series: Inside the Box Score – Firestone 600

Some numbers to note from the Firestone 600, the eighth race of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season. 

 

1 - Driver to complete every lap of every race this season (929) – Will Power.

 

2 - Wins for Ed Carpenter Racing through the first eight races of 2014. The team won one race in its first two seasons in the series.

 

2.10 - Average running position of Will Power during the 248 laps of racing in Texas.

 

3.19 - Average running position of Ed Carpenter during the 248 laps of racing in Texas.

 

4 - Consecutive top-five starts for Ed Carpenter Racing between Ed Carpenter (Indianapolis and Texas) and Mike Conway (Detroit 1 and 2)…Positions gained by Will Power in the final 25 laps of the race (Sixth to Second).

 

7 - Top-10 finishes for Ryan Briscoe at Texas. Briscoe has only finished outside the top 10 once at Texas (12th as a rookie in 2005).

 

9 - Positions improved by Graham Rahal during the Firestone 600, the most positions gained in the race. 

 

10 - Consecutive top-10 finishes by Will Power dating to Houston-2 in 2013. Power is the only driver to finish in the top-10 in every race in 2014.

 

34 - Indy car pole positions for Will Power, passing Dario Franchitti for sixth all time.

 

42 - Laps that Carlos Huertas improved their position over the 248 laps of competition, most of any driver.

 

90 - Laps led by Ed Carpenter, most by any winning driver in 2014.

 

145 - Laps led by Will Power at Texas, most by any driver in 2014.

 

223   Consecutive Indy car starts for Tony Kanaan dating to the 2001 CART race in Portland. Kanaan extended his all-time record.

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