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Inside The Numbers – GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

Some numbers to note from the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, the 15th race of the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series season. 


3.32 – Average running position of Will Power during the 85 laps of racing.


5 – Consecutive top-five finishes by Dario Franchitti.


7 – Leaders during the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, a race record. The previous record was five in 2005.


8 – Consecutive top-five starts by Will Power.


10 – Different winners in the 15 IZOD IndyCar Series in 2013. 


11 – Consecutive top-10 finishes for Helio Castroneves.


13 – Positions improved by Simona De Silvestro (22nd to ninth) in the race, the most gained by any drivers.


27 – Laps that JR Hildebrand improved his position over the 85 laps of competition, most of any driver.


153 – Consecutive Indy car starts for Scott Dixon dating to the 2004 race in Michigan. Dixon ranks seventh on the all-time list.


211 – Consecutive Indy car starts for Tony Kanaan dating to the 2001 CART race in Portland. Kanaan tied his team owner Jimmy Vasser’s record of 211 straight starts at Sonoma.


1,928 – Laps completed by Helio Castroneves. He is the only driver to complete every lap of every race.

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