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Thursday, May 26, 2016

'500' Records and Milestones That Could Fall Sunday

Victories
Current Record: 4 - A.J. Foyt, Al Unser & Rick Mears

- Helio Castroneves win would tie record.
- Juan Pablo Montoya win would tie Helio Castroneves, Bobby Unser, Dario Franchitti, Louis Meyer, Wilbur Shaw, Mauri Rose and Johnny Rutherford for 4th all-time
- Tony Kanaan, Buddy Lazier, Scott Dixon and Ryan Hunter-Reay win - Would tie w/Fittipaldi, Johncock, Luyendyk, Milton, Unser Jr., Vukovich, Ward & Wheldon for 12th all-time.

Consecutive Victories
Current Record: 2 - Wilbur Shaw, Mauri Rose, Bill Vukovich, Al Unser Sr. & Helio Castroneves.

- Juan Pablo Montoya attempting back-to-back.

Youngest Winner
Current Record: 1) Troy Ruttman 22 years, 80 days
2) Joe Dawson 22 years, 318 days
3) Frank Lockhart 23 years, 53 days
4) Louis Meyer 23 years, 315 days

-Sage Karam would be 21 years, 65 days
-Matthew Brabham would be 22 years, 94 days
-Spencer Pigot would be 22 years, 243 days
-Gabby Chaves would be 22 years, 327 days

Most ROY Winners In Field
Current Record: 8 - 1990, 2014, 2015

-Munoz, Hildebrand, Tagliani, Hunter-Reay, Andretti, Castroneves, Montoya and Chaves all starting would tie for most all-time.

Rookie Winners
Current Record: 9-times
(Ray Harroun '11, Jules Goux '13, René Thomas '14, Frank Lockhart '26, George Souders '27, Louis Meyer '28, Graham Hill '66, Juan Pablo Montoya '00, Helio Castroneves '01)

- Max Chilton, Matthew Brabham, Stefan Wilson, Alexander Rossi and Spencer Pigot and are looking to become the 10th.

Starting Drivers
758 drivers have started in the Indianapolis 500:

- Max Chilton, Matthew Brabham, Stefan Wilson, Alexander Rossi and Spencer Pigot are looking to become the 759th, 760th, 761st, 762nd and 763rd.

Engine Wins
Current Record: Offenhauser - 27
Miller - 12
Cosworth - 10
Honda - 10

- Honda going for 11th win, would break their tie for 3rd all-time with Cosworth.
- Chevrolet going for 10th win, would tie Honda and Cosworth with 10.

First Win By Birthplace
A win by any of the following drivers would be their country/state's first:

Country
- Will Power - Australia
- Takuma Sato - Japan
- Oriol Servia - Spain
- Mikhail Aleshin - Russia

State
- Josef Newgarden - Tennessee
- Matthew Brabham - Florida

First Win From Position
A win by one of the following drivers would be the first from that starting position:

18th - Tony Kanaan
23rd - Sage Karam
24th - Conor Daly
26th - Graham Rahal
29th - Spencer Pigot
30th - Stefan Wilson
31st - Jack Hawksworth
32nd - Buddy Lazier
33rd - Alex Tagliani

First Win For Car Number
A win by any of the following car numbers would be the first in history:

-No. 18 Conor Daly
-No. 19 Gabby Chaves
-No. 21 Josef Newgarden
-No. 22 Simon Pagenaud
-No. 29 Townsend Bell
-No. 41 Jack Hawksworth
-No. 42 Charlie Kimball
-No. 63 Pippa Mann
-No. 61 Matthew Brabham
-No. 77 Oriol Servia
-No. 88 Bryan Clauson

Win By Entrant
Record: Roger Penske with 16

-Roger Penske would expand is lead to 17.
-Chip Ganassi would break his tie with Lou Moore for 2nd all-time with 6.
-Michael Andretti would break his tie with Pat Patrick, Bob Wilke and Mike Boyle with 3 to become 4th all-time with 4.
-A.J. Foyt would break his tie with McLaren, Jones, Thompson, Salih, Zink, Keck, Hartz and the Duesenberg Brother for 5th to tie for 4th all-time

Poles
Current Record: Rick Mears - 6

- Castroneves would break his tie for 2nd all-time with Rex Mays and A.J. Foyt with his 5th Pole.
- Carpenter and Dixon would tie Rutherford, Ma. Andretti, T. Sneva and Luyendyk for 5th all-time with 3.
- Kanaan and Tagliani would tie DePalma, Sachs, Murphy, Jones, Duray, B. Unser, Cummings, Brayton, Nalon, Carpenter and Dixon with 2 for 9th all-time.

Pole Winning Team Owners
Current Record: Roger Penske - 17

-Roger Penske would extend his lead to 18 Poles over 2nd place Al Dean and Mike Boyle with 4.

-A.J. Foyt and Chip Ganassi would tie Al Dean and Mike Boyle for 2nd all-time with 4.Chip Ganassi broke the tie with McLaren, Menard, Agajanian and Foyt to Tie Mike Boyle and Al Dean with 4 wins, 2nd all-time.

Fastest Race Lap
Current Record: Emerson Fittipaldi - 4 (1951-Present)

-Tony Kanaan can tie for most career races with the quickest race lap (4).
-Marco Andretti can tie Tony Kanaan, Bill Vukovich, Rick Mears, Gordon Johncock and Parnelli Jones with three career fastest race laps (3).

Races Led
Current Record: 1 - A.J. Foyt - 13
2 - Al Unser - 11
2 - Mario Andretti - 11
2- Tony Kanaan - 11

-Tony Kanaan would break his tie Mario Andretti and Al Unser for 2nd all-time with 12.
-Scott Dixon & Helio Castroneves would tie Al Unser, Mario Andretti and Tony Kanaan (if he doesn't lead) for 2nd all-time with 11.

Career Laps Led
Current Record: Al Unser Sr. 644
Ralph DePalma 612
Mario Andretti 556
A.J. Foyt 555

Scott Dixon
Currently 10th w/434

7 to pass Bobby Unser for 9th
52 to pass Bill Vukovich for 8th
59 to pass Parnelli Jones for 7th
72 to pass Emerson Fittipaldi for 6th
75 to pass Wilbur Shaw for 5th
122 to pass A.J. Foyt for 4th
123 to pass Mario Andretti for 3rd
179 to pass Ralph DePalma for 2nd

Tony Kanaan
Currently 20th w/286

11 to pass Johnny Rutherford for 19th
12 to pass Bill Holland for 18th
13 to pass Jim Clark for 17th
44 to pass Dario Franchitti for 16th
47 to pass Louis Meyer for 15th
54 to pass Gordon Johncock for  14th
125 pass Billy Arnold for 13th
144 to pass Rick Mears for 12th
146 to pass Michael Andretti for 11th
*ACTIVE*149 to pass Scott Dixon for 10th*ACTIVE*
155 to pass Bobby Unser for 9th
200 to pass Bill Vukovich for 8th

Helio Castroneves
Currently 21st w/272

15 to pass Tony Kanaan for 20th
25 to pass Johnny Rutherford for 19th
26 to pass Bill Holland for 18th
27 to pass Jim Clark for 17th
58 to pass Dario Franchitti for 16th
61 to pass Louis Meyer for 15th
68 to pass Gordon Johncock for  14th
139 pass Billy Arnold for 13th
158 to pass Rick Mears for 12th
160 to pass Michael Andretti for 11th
*ACTIVE*163 to pass Scott Dixon for 10th*ACTIVE*
169 to pass Bobby Unser for 9th

Juan Pablo Montoya
Currently 31st w/192

14 to pass Frank Lockhart for 30th
17 to pass Tom Sneva for 29th
25 to pass Jimmy Bryan for 28th
27 to pass Tommy Milton for 27th
29 to pass Jimmy Murphy for 26th
44 to pass Dan Wheldon for 25th
65 to pass Mauri Rose for 24th
70 to pass Rodger Ward for 23rd
75 to pass Rex Mays for 22nd
*ACTIVE*81 to pass Helio Castroneves for 21st*ACTIVE*
*ACTIVE*95 to pass Tony Kanaan for 20th*ACTIVE*
105 to pass Johnny Rutherford for 19th
106 to pass Bill Holland for 18th
107 to pass Jim Clark for 17th
138 to pass Dario Franchitti for 16th
141 to pass Louis Meyer for 15th
148 to pass Gordon Johncock for  14th

Other Active Drivers
Marco Andretti 40th - 141 Laps Led
Ryan Hunter-Reay 70th - 82 Laps Led
Buddy Lazier 75th - 70 Laps Led
Ed Carpenter 78th - 69 Laps Led
Will Power 84th - 66 Laps Led
Simon Pagenaud 108th - 35 Laps Led
Takuma Sato 117th - 31 Laps Led
Alex Tagliani 122nd - 28 Laps Led
James Hinchcliffe 123rd -26 Laps Led
Oriol Servia 132nd - 18 Laps Led
Carlos Munoz 139th - 15Laps Led
Charlie Kimball 144th - 13 Laps Led
JR Hildebrand 164th - 7 Laps Led
Graham Rahal 167th - 6 Laps Led
Townsend Bell 201st - 1 Lap Led
Mikhail Aleshin 201st - 1 Lap Led

Career Laps Led Without A Win
Current Record: 1 - Michael Andretti: 431 (10th)
2 - Rex Mays: 266 (20th)
3 - Jimmy Snyder: 181 (32nd)
4 - Tomas Scheckter 153 (37th)

Marco Andretti
Currently 5th w/141

13 to pass Tomas Scheckter for 4th
41 to pass Jimmy Snyder for 3rd
126 to pass Rex Mays for 2nd

Career Starts
Current record: A.J Foyt - 35
Mario Andretti - 29
Al Unser - 27
Gordon Johncock - 24
Johnny Rutherford - 24

-Buddy Lazier going for his 19th start, would tie Bobby Unser & Al Unser Jr for 8th all-time.
-Helio Castroneves going for 16th start, would tie 20th all-time.
-Tony Kanaan going for 15th start,would tie 28th all-time.
-Scott Dixon going for 14th start, would tie 36th all-time.
-Ed Carpenter going for 13th start, would tie 44th all-time
-Marco Andretti going for 11th start, would tie 57th all-time.

Mileage Leaders
1 - A.J. Foyt - 12,272.5 miles
2 - Al Unser - 10,890 miles
3 - Al Unser Jr. - 7,932.5 miles
4 - Gordon Johncock - 7,895 miles
5 - Mario Andretti - 7,625 miles
6 - Arie Luyendyk - 7,392.5 miles
7 - Helio Castroneves - 7,135 miles
8 - Buddy Lazier - 6992.5 miles
9 - Johnny Rutherford - 6,980 miles
10 - Michael Andretti - 6,632.5 miles

-Helio Castroneves needs 104 laps to pass Arie Luyendyk for 6th all-time.
-Helio Castroneves needs 197 laps to pass Mario Andretti for 5th all-time.

-Buddy Lazier needs to run 58 more laps than Helio Castroneves to pass.
-Buddy Lazier needs 161 laps to pass Arie Luyendyk.

Family Participatation 


- Stefan Wilson (Justin) looking to become the 17th set of brothers to start.
- Stefan Wilson (Justin) looking to become the 3rd set of brothers to lead. (Louis/Gaston Chevrolet & Bobby/Al Unser)
- Matthew Brabham (Geoff) looking to become the 19th family to have a father/son combination start.
- Matthew Brabham (Geoff/Jack) looking to become the 3rd grandfather/father/son combination to start.

Pit Stop Competition Wins by Team
Current Record: 
15 - Penske
 6 - Galles

- Penske looking to expand his lead to 16 wins.
- Rahal and Ganassi looking for their 3rd, which would break their tie for 3rd with McLaren, Panther and Team Green.

Pit Stop Competition Wins by Driver
Current record:
8 - Helio Castroneves
4 - Danny Sullivan
3 - Al Unser Jr.

- Castroneves looking to expand his lead to 9.
- Dixon looking to break his tie for 4th all-time with Scott Goodyear, Rick Mears, Johnny Rutherford, Jacques Villeneuve and Buddy Rice.

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