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Inside The Numbers – Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Some numbers to note from the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, the second race of the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series season.

1 – Winning car number of Ryan Hunter-Reay. The last win by a car carrying No. 1 was by Sebastien Bourdais in 2007 at Mexico City.

2 – Consecutive Firestone Indy Lights wins by Andretti Autosport at Barber Motorsports Park.

4 – Drivers to finish in the top 10 in the first two IZOD Indy Car Series races: Helio Castroneves, Scott Dixon, Marco Andretti and Justin Wilson. … Consecutive second-place finishes by Scott Dixon at Barber.

10 – Indy car wins for Ryan Hunter-Reay.

13 — Positions improved by Josef Newgarden, the most positions gained by any driver. Newgarden finished ninth – his first top-10 finish in the IZOD IndyCar Series.

15 – Positions gained by Ryan Hunter-Reay in the standings after his win, the biggest jump by any driver.

67 – Laps led by Castroneves in 2013, which accounts for 33.5 percent of the laps, so far.

100 – Top-five finishes for Dixon in his Indy car career.

198 – Consecutive Indy car starts for Tony Kanaan dating to the 2001 CART race in Portland. Kanaan is second to Jimmy Vasser’s 211 straight starts.

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