Telemetry Center

The Telemetry Center is a fact page where you can come to find information on the Verizon IndyCar Series, such as a driver's last win, amount of podiums, top fives, top tens, Fast Six appearances and so on. This page will be updated throughout the season.

Driver Abbreviations:
These abbreviations will be used on Twitter when tweeting results during a session, whether it be a practice, qualifying or race. The abbreviations will take the first three letters of a drivers last name unless there is a better abbreviation for a driver or to avoid confusion with another driver. 

Mikhail Aleshin= ALE
Marco Andretti= AND
Sébastien Bourdais= BOU
Ed Carpenter= CAR
Helio Castroneves= HCN
Max Chilton= CHI
Conor Daly= DAL
Scott Dixon= DIX
JR Hildebrand= HIL
James Hinchcliffe= HIN
Ryan Hunter-Reay= RHR
Ed Jones= JON
Tony Kanaan= KAN
Charlie Kimball= KIM
Carlos Muñoz= MUÑ
Josef Newgarden= NEW
Simon Pagenaud= PAG
Spencer Pigot= PIG
Will Power= POW
Graham Rahal= RAH
Alexander Rossi= RSI
Takuma Sato= SAT
Zach Veach= VEA

Other Drivers:
Townsend Bell= BEL
Matthew Brabham= BRA
Ryan Briscoe= BRI
Gabby Chaves= CHA
Bryan Clauson= CLA
Stefano Coletti= COL
Mike Conway= CON
James Davison= DAV
Simona de Silvestro= SdS
Francesco Dracone= DRA
RC Enerson= ENE
Luca Filippi= FIL
Jack Hawksworth= HAW
Carlos Huertas- HUE
James Jakes= JAK
Juan Pablo Montoya= JPM
Sage Karam= KRM
Buddy Lazier= LAZ
Pippa Mann= MAN
Rocky Moran, Jr.= MOR
Martin Plowman= PLO
Sebastián Saavedra= SAA
Oriol Servià= SER
Alex Tagliani= TAG
Stefan Wilson= SWI
Jacques Villeneuve= VIL

2017 Stats

Wins
Sébastien Bourdais- 1 (STP)
James Hinchcliffe- 1 (LB)
Josef Newgarden- 1 (BMP)
Simon Pagenaud- 1 (PHX)

Podiums
Simon Pagenaud- 3 (STP, BMP, PHX)
Sébastien Bourdais- 2 (STP, LB)
Scott Dixon- 2 (STP, BMP)
Josef Newgarden- 2 (LB, BMP)
James Hinchcliffe- 1 (LB)
Will Power- 1 (PHX)
J.R. Hildebrand- 1 (PHX)

Top Fives
Simon Pagenaud- 4 (STP, LB, BMP, PHX)
Scott Dixon- 4 (STP, LB, BMP, PHX)
Sébastien Bourdais- 2 (STP, LB)
Hélio Castroneves- 2 (BMP, PHX)
Josef Newgarden- 1 (LB, BMP)
Ryan Hunter-Reay- 1 (STP)
Takuma Sato- 1 (STP)
James Hinchcliffe- 1 (LB)
Alexander Rossi- 1 (BMP)
Will Power- 1 (PHX)
J.R. Hildebrand- 1 (PHX)

Top Tens
Simon Pagenaud- 4 (STP, LB, BMP, PHX)
Scott Dixon- 4 (STP, LB, BMP, PHX)
Josef Newgarden- 4 (STP, LB, BMP, PHX)
Hélio Castroneves- 4 (STP, LB, BMP, PHX)
Sébastien Bourdais- 3 (STP, LB, BMP)
James Hinchcliffe- 3 (STLB, LB, BMP)
Ed Jones- 2 (STP, LB)
Takuma Sato- 2 (STP, BMP)
Carlos Muñoz- 2 (LB, PHX)
Tony Kanaan- 2 (BMP, PHX)
Ryan Hunter-Reay- 1 (STP)
Marco Andretti- 1 (STP)
Spencer Pigot- 1 (LB)
Graham Rahal- 1 (LB)
Alexander Rossi- 1 (BMP)
Mikhail Aleshin- 1 (BMP)
Will Power- 1 (PHX)
J.R. Hildebrand- 1 (PHX)
Ed Carpenter- 1 (PHX)
Charlie Kimball- 1 (PHX)

Poles
Will Power- 2 (STP, BMP)
Hélio Castroneves- 2 (LB, PHX)

Fast Six Appearances
Scott Dixon- 3 (STP, LB, BMP)
James Hinchcliffe- 3 (STP, LB, BMP)
Will Power- 2 (STP, BMP)
Hélio Castroneves- 2 (LB, BMP)
Ryan Hunter-Reay- 2 (LB, BMP)
Josef Newgarden- 1 (STP)
Takuma Sato- 1 (STP)
Tony Kanaan- 1 (STP)
Alexander Rossi- 1 (LB)
Graham Rahal- 1 (LB)
Simon Pagenaud- 1 (BMP)

Fast Twelve Appearances
Will Power- 3 (STP, LB, BMP)
Scott Dixon- 3 (STP, LB, BMP)
James Hinchcliffe- 3 (STP, LB, BMP)
Josef Newgarden- 3 (STP, LB, BMP)
Tony Kanaan- 3 (STP, LB, BMP)
Ryan Hunter-Reay- 3 (STP, LB, BMP)
Alexander Rossi- 2 (STP, LB)
Charlie Kimball- 2 (STP, LB)
Graham Rahal- 2 (STP, LB)
Max Chilton- 2 (STP, BMP)
Hélio Castroneves- 2 (LB, BMP)
Sébastien Bourdais- 2 (LB, BMP)
Takuma Sato- 1 (STP)
Carlos Muñoz- 1 (STP)
Marco Andretti- 1 (LB)
Simon Pagenaud- 1 (BMP)
Mikhail Aleshin- 1 (BMP)
Ed Jones- 1 (BMP)

Races Led
Will Power- 3 (STP, BMP, PHX)
James Hinchcliffe- 2 (STP, LB)
Scott Dixon- 2 (LB, BMP)
Simon Pagenaud- 2 (STP, PHX)
Josef Newgarden- 2 (BMP, PHX)
Hélio Castroneves- 2 (BMP, PHX)
Sébastien Bourdais- 1 (STP)
Takuma Sato- 1 (STP)
Ryan Hunter-Reay- 1 (LB)
Charlie Kimball- 1 (BMP)

Laps Led
Simon Pagenaud- 129
Will Power- 124
Hélio Castroneves- 75
Sébastien Bourdais- 69
James Hinchcliffe- 46
Scott Dixon- 35
Ryan Hunter-Reay- 28
Josef Newgarden- 16
Charlie Kimball- 11
Takuma Sato- 2

Fastest Laps
Will Power- 2 (BMP, PHX)
Scott Dixon- 1 (STP)
Hélio Castroneves- 1 (LB)

Average Finish
Simon Pagenaud- 2.75
Scott Dixon- 3.5
Josef Newgarden- 5.25
Hélio Castroneves- 5.75
James Hinchcliffe- 7
Sébastien Bourdais- 7.5
JR Hildebrand- 9
Tony Kanaan- 10
Ed Jones- 10.75
Ryan Hunter-Reay- 11.25
Takuma Sato- 12
Will Power- 12
Alexander Rossi- 12.5
Mikhail Aleshin- 13.25
Carlos Muñoz- 13.75
Graham Rahal- 15.25
Max Chilton- 15.5
Charlie Kimball- 15.5
Conor Daly- 15.75
Spencer Pigot- 16
Marco Andretti- 16.5

Have Not Run Majority of Races
Ed Carpenter- 7
Zach Veach- 19

Average Start
Will Power- 3.25
Scott Dixon- 4
Hélio Castroneves- 5
Josef Newgarden- 5.75
James Hinchcliffe- 6
Ryan Hunter-Reay- 8
Tony Kanaan- 8.25
Simon Pagenaud- 10.75
Charlie Kimball- 11.25
Alexander Rossi- 11.5
Marco Andretti- 11.75
Mikhail Aleshin- 12
Max Chilton- 12.25
JR Hildebrand- 12.333
Graham Rahal- 13.5
Takuma Sato- 13.75
Sébastien Bourdais- 13.75
Ed Jones- 14.5
Carlos Muñoz- 15
Spencer Pigot- 16.333
Conor Daly- 19.25

Have Not Run Majority of Races
Zach Veach- 19
Ed Carpenter- 21

Full-Course Cautions
St. Petersburg: 2 for 8 of 110 laps (7.27%)
Long Beach: 3 for 11 of 85 laps (12.94%)
Barber: 2 for 7 of 90 laps (7.77%)
Phoenix: 2 for 32 of 250 laps (12.8)
Grand Prix of Indianapolis:  for  of 82 laps
Indianapolis 500:  for  of 200 laps
Belle Isle 1:  for  of 70 laps
Belle Isle 2:  for  of 70 laps
Texas:  for  of 248 laps
Road America:  for  of 50 laps
Iowa:  for  of 300 laps
Toronto:  for  of 85 laps
Mid-Ohio:  for  of 90 laps
Pocono:  for  of 200 laps
Gateway: for  of 250 laps
Watkins Glen:  for  of 60 laps
Sonoma:  for  of 85 laps
Total: 9 for 58 of 535 laps (10.841%)

IndyCar Milestones Reached in 2017:
By leading 69 laps at St. Petersburg, Sébastien Bourdais surpassed the 2,500 laps led milestone.

By finishing third at St. Petersburg, Scott Dixon earned his 90th podium finish.

By finishing fourth at St. Petersburg, Ryan Hunter-Reay earned his 50th top five finish.

By starting at Barber, Hélio Castroneves moved into third all-time in IndyCar starts with 330 starts, passing Al Unser, Jr.

By starting at Phoenix, Tony Kanaan moved into fourth all-time in IndyCar starts with 330 starts, passing Al Unser, Jr.

By leading 73 laps at Phoenix, Hélio Castroneves surpassed the 5,600 laps led milestone.

Possible IndyCar Milestones in 2017:
Scott Dixon needs to lead 66 laps to reach the 5,000 laps led milestone.

Tony Kanaan needs to lead 4 laps to reach the 4,000 laps led milestone.

Ryan Briscoe needs to lead 58 laps to reach the 1,500 laps led milestone.

Marco Andretti needs to lead 10 laps to reach the 1,000 laps led milestone.

Josef Newgarden needs to lead 7 laps to reach the 700 laps led milestone.

Ed Carpenter needs to lead 95 laps to reach the 400 laps led milestone.

Oriol Servià is one start away from 200 career IndyCar starts.

Marco Andretti is 13 starts away from 200 career IndyCar starts.

James Hinchcliffe is 7 starts away from 100 career IndyCar starts.

Josef Newgarden is 13 starts away from 100 career IndyCar starts.

Active Winners (Note: *= Indianapolis One-Off)
Scott Dixon- 40
Sébastien Bourdais- 36
Helio Castroneves- 29
Will Power- 28
Tony Kanaan- 17
Ryan Hunter-Reay- 16
Juan Pablo Montoya- 15
Simon Pagenaud- 10
Buddy Lazier- 8*
Ryan Briscoe- 7
Justin Wilson- 7
Jacques Villeneuve- 5*
James Hinchcliffe- 5
Mike Conway- 4
Graham Rahal- 4
Josef Newgarden- 4
Ed Carpenter- 3
Marco Andretti- 2
Alex Tagliani- 1*
Oriol Servià- 1
Takuma Sato- 1
Charlie Kimball- 1
Carlos Huertas- 1
Carlos Muñoz- 1
Alexander Rossi- 1

Most Recent Victories (Note: 157 races post-reunification, PRU. Since 2008. These aren't starts since last victory, rather amount of races)
Simon Pagenaud: Phoenix 2017 (Most Recent Winner)
Josef Newgarden: Barber 2017 (1 race since last victory)
James Hinchcliffe: Long Beach 2017 (2)
Sébastien Bourdais: St. Petersburg 2017 (3)
Scott Dixon: Watkins Glen 2016 (5)
Graham Rahal: Texas 2016 (6)
Will Power: Pocono 2016 (7)
Alexander Rossi: Indianapolis 2016 (14)
Juan Pablo Montoya: St. Petersburg 2016 (19)
Ryan Hunter-Reay: Pocono 2015 (21)
Carlos Muñoz: Belle Isle 1 2015 (29)
Tony Kanaan: Fontana 2014 (36)
Mike Conway: Toronto 2 2014 (40)
Carlos Huertas: Houston 1 2014 (45)
Ed Carpenter: Texas 2014 (46)
Helio Castroneves: Belle Isle 2 2014 (47)
Charlie Kimball: Mid-Ohio 2013 (59)
Takuma Sato: Long Beach 2013 (70)
Ryan Briscoe: Sonoma 2012 (75)
Marco Andretti: Iowa 2011 (95)
Record for most starts between victories: 124. Graham Rahal (St. Petersburg 2008 – Fontana 2015).
Oriol Servià: Montreal 2005 (188. 31 ChampCar races, 157 PRU)
Alex Tagliani: Road America 2004 (204. 47 ChampCar races, 157 PRU)
Buddy Lazier: Kentucky 2001 (255. 98 IRL races, 157 PRU)

Active Pole Winners (Most recent in parenthesis)
Helio Castroneves- 49 (Phoenix 2017)
Will Power- 46 (Barber 2017)
Sébastien Bourdais- 33 (Mid-Ohio 2014)
Scott Dixon- 27 (Watkins Glen 2016)
Tony Kanaan- 15 (Las Vegas 2011)
Juan Pablo Montoya- 15 (Pocono 2014)
Ryan Briscoe- 12 (Indianapolis 2012)
Simon Pagenaud- 9 (Sonoma 2016)
Justin Wilson- 8 (Toronto 2010)
Alex Tagliani- 8 (Texas 2012)
Jacques Villeneuve- 6 (Laguna Seca 1995)
Ryan Hunter-Reay- 6 (Long Beach 2014)
Takuma Sato- 5 (Belle Isle 2 2014)
Marco Andretti- 4 (Pocono 2013)
Ed Carpenter- 3 (Indianapolis 2014)
Graham Rahal- 2 (Kansas 2009)
Oriol Servià- 1 (Surfers Paradise 2005)
Mike Conway- 1 (Belle Isle 1 2013)
Sebastián Saavedra- 1 (Grand Prix of Indianapolis 2014)
Josef Newgarden- 1 (Milwaukee 2015)
James Hinchcliffe- 1 (Indianapolis 2016)
Carlos Muñoz- 1 (Texas 2016)
Mikhail Aleshin- 1 (Pocono 2016)

Active Winners from Pole Position
Sébastien Bourdais- 18 (Toronto 1 2014)
Will Power- 14 (Road America 2016)
Helio Castroneves- 12 (Motegi 2010)
Scott Dixon- 12 (Watkins Glen 2016)
Juan Pablo Montoya- 6 (Pocono 2014)
Simon Pagenaud- 4 (Sonoma 2016)
Tony Kanaan- 3 (Richmond 2008)
Ryan Briscoe- 2 (Texas 2010)
Ryan Hunter-Reay- 2 (Barber 2013)
Jacques Villeneuve- 1 (Road America 1995)
Justin Wilson- 1 (Mexico City 2005)

List of 500-mile Race Winners
A.J. Foyt- 9
Al Unser- 8
Rick Mears- 8
Bobby Unser- 8
Johnny Rutherford- 5
Juan Pablo Montoya- 4
Danny Sullivan- 4
Louis Meyer- 3
Mauri Rose- 3
Wilbur Shaw- 3
Hélio Castroneves- 3
Dario Franchitti- 3
Mario Andretti- 3
Jimmy Vasser- 3
Al Unser, Jr.- 3
Gordon Johncock- 3
Tony Kanaan- 3
Emerson Fittipaldi- 3
Tommy Milton- 2
Bill Vukovich- 2
Rodger Ward- 2
Arie Luyendyk- 2
Dan Wheldon- 2
Mark Donohue- 2
Joe Leonard- 2
Michael Andretti- 2
Scott Goodyear- 2
Bobby Rahal- 2
Tom Sneva- 2
Ryan Hunter-Reay- 2
Will Power- 2
Ray Harroun- 1
Joe Dawson- 1
Jules Goux- 1
René Thomas- 1
Ralph DePalma- 1
Dario Resta- 1
Howdy Wilcox- 1
Gaston Chevrolet- 1
Jimmy Murphy- 1
L.L. Corum- 1
Joe Boyer- 1
Pete DePaolo- 1
Frank Lockhart- 1
George Souders- 1
Ray Keech- 1
Billy Arnold- 1
Louis Schneider- 1
Fred Frame- 1
Bill Cummings- 1
Kelly Petillo- 1
Floyd Roberts- 1
Floyd Davis- 1
George Robson- 1
Bill Holland- 1
Johnnie Parsons- 1
Lee Wallard- 1
Troy Ruttman- 1
Bill Sweikert- 1
Pat Flaherty- 1
Sam Hanks- 1
Jimmy Bryan- 1
Jim Rathmann- 1
Parnelli Jones- 1
Jim Clark- 1
Graham Hill- 1
Jacques Villeneuve- 1
Buddy Lazier- 1
Eddie Cheever- 1
Kenny Bräck- 1
Buddy Rice- 1
Gil de Ferran- 1
Sam Hornish, Jr.- 1
Scott Dixon- 1
Mark Blundell- 1
Adrián Fernández- 1
Christian Fittipaldi- 1
Cristiano da Matta- 1
Patrick Carpentier- 1
Ed Carpenter- 1
Teo Fabi- 1
Pancho Carter- 1
John Paul, Jr.- 1
Nigel Mansell- 1
Scott Pruett- 1
André Ribeiro- 1
Alex Zanardi- 1
Greg Moore- 1
Jim McElreath- 1
Roger McCluskey- 1
Wally Dallenbach- 1
Earl Cooper- 1
Johnny Aitken- 1
Graham Rahal- 1
Alexander Rossi- 1

Birthday Winners
Dario Resta: August 19, 1916. Turned thirty-four years old and won at Chicago's Speedway Park.
Joe Boyer: May 30, 1924. Turned thirty-five years old and won the Indianapolis 500, splitting the ride with L.L. Corum.
Lou Moore: September 12, 1931. Turned twenty-seven years old and won at Syracuse.
Tony Bettenhausen: September 12, 1953. Turned thirty-seven years old and won at Syracuse.
Al Unser: May 29, 1971. Turned thirty-two years old and won the Indianapolis 500.
Nigel Mansell: August 8, 1993. Turned forty years old and won at New Hampshire.
Sam Hornish, Jr.: July 2, 2006. Turned twenty-seven years old and won at Kansas Speedway.
Scott Dixon: July 22, 2007. Turned twenty-seven years old and won at Mid-Ohio.
Dan Wheldon: June 22, 2008. Turned thirty years old and won at Iowa.

Palm Sunday Winners (since 1946)
1958- Trenton: Len Sutton (1st career win).
1960- Trenton: Rodger Ward
1964- Phoenix: AJ Foyt (1)
1968- Phoenix: Bobby Unser (1)
1973- Trenton: AJ Foyt (2), Mario Andretti (1). Two 150-mile heats.
1974- Trenton: Bobby Unser (2)
1979- Texas World: AJ Foyt (3)
1984- Phoenix: Tom Sneva
1987- Phoenix: Roberto Guerrero (1st career win).
1990- Phoenix: Rick Mears
1992- Long Beach: Danny Sullivan
1993- Phoenix: Mario Andretti (2) (Final career win).
1995- Long Beach: Al Unser, Jr.
1996- Surfers Paradise: Jimmy Vasser
1997- Phoenix: Jim Guthrie (1st and only career win)
1998- Long Beach: Alex Zanardi
1999- Phoenix: Scott Goodyear
2000- Long Beach: Paul Tracy (1)
2001- Long Beach: Helio Castroneves (1), Homestead: Sam Hornish, Jr. (1). CART/IRL Split.
2002- Homestead: Sam Hornish, Jr. (2)
2003- Motegi: Scott Sharp, Long Beach: Paul Tracy (2) CART/IRL Split.
2006- Long Beach: Sébastien Bourdais
2007- St. Petersburg: Helio Castroneves (2)
2009- St. Petersburg: Ryan Briscoe
2011- Long Beach: Mike Conway (1st career win).
2012- Barber: Will Power
2013- St. Petersburg: James Hinchcliffe (1st career win).
2014- Long Beach: Mike Conway (2)
2015- St. Petersburg: Juan Pablo Montoya
2017- Long Beach: James Hinchcliffe

1-2 Rookie Finishes
Mont-Tremblant 2007: Robert Doornbos and Neel Jani
Surfers Paradise 2003: Ryan Hunter-Reay and Darren Manning
Michigan 2002: Tomas Scheckter and Buddy Rice
Orlando 1996: Buzz Calkins and Tony Stewart
Sacramento 1959: Jim Hurtubise and Cotton Farmer