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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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