Numbers From the Barber IndyCar Round

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Will Power en route to victory Sunday at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama. (Scott Lepage photo)
Will Power en route to victory Sunday at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama. (Scott Lepage photo)

LEEDS, Ala. — Numbers to note following the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, the second of 17 events in the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series season.

 

2 — Drivers who have finished on the podium in the first two IZOD IndyCar Series events – Will Power and Dario Franchitti.

 

4 — Drivers who have finished in the top-five in both races at Barber, including Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitit, who finished second and third, respectively, for the second straight season. (Marco Andretti and Will Power are the other two).

 

5 — Drivers who have finished in the top-10 in each of the first two events of the 2011 season – Power, Franchitti, Tony Kanaan, Oriol Servia and Simona De Silvestro.

 

8 — Teams represented in the top 10 of the series point standings.

 

10 — Positions improved by Tony Kanaan on the opening lap of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, Kanaan, who started 24th in the race, gained 18 positions, the most positions gained by any driver. Simon Pagenaud gained 15 positions, while Charlie Kimball gained 11 spots.

 

15 — Consecutive top-five starts by Will Power.

 

90 — Laps led by Will Power at Barber Motorsports Park. The winning driver has averaged 92 laps led through the first two IZOD IndyCar Series events this season.