Inside the Box Score: Pocono

Some numbers to note from the Pocono INDYCAR 500 fueled by Sunoco, the 11th race of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season.

1 - Driver to win a race after starting from pole position - Juan Pablo Montoya.

2.10 - Average running position of Juan Pablo Montoya during the 200 laps of racing at Pocono Raceway.

4 - Number of 1-2 finishes by teammates in 2014 after Montoya and Castroneves went 1-2 for Team Penske at Pocono. There were only two 1-2 finishes by teammates in 2013...Number of positions gained by Simon Pagenaud in the last 20 laps (10th to 6th).

 7 - Consecutive top-10 starts by James Hinchcliffe.

 12 - Career Indy car victories by Juan Pablo Montoya, who went 13 years, 9 months, 20 days between Indy car race wins.

13 - Positions improved by Josef Newgarden (21st to 8th) during the Pocono INDYCAR 500, the most positions gained in the race. 

39 - Laps that Sebastian Bourdais improved his position over the 200 laps of competition, most of any driver.

78 - Laps led by Tony Kanaan at Pocono, which allowed him to surpass 3,400 laps led in his career.

150 - Career Indy car starts for Ed Carpenter, who tied Rodger Ward and Scott Brayton on the all-time list.

202.402 - Average speed in miles per hour of Juan Pablo Montoya over the 500 miles, making the Pocono INDYCAR 500 the fastest 500 mile race in history. 

226 - 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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Series INDYCAR
Event Pocono
Track Pocono Raceway
Drivers Juan Pablo Montoya, Helio Castroneves, Tony Kanaan, Josef Newgarden, Ed Carpenter
Article type Breaking news