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. 

Marco Andretti= AND
René Binder= BIN
Sébastien Bourdais= BOU
Ed Carpenter= CAR
Helio Castroneves= HCN
Gabby Chaves= CHA
Max Chilton= CHI
Zachary Claman DeMelo= ZCD
Scott Dixon= DIX
Pietro Fittipaldi= FIT
Jack Harvey= HAR
James Hinchcliffe= HIN
Ryan Hunter-Reay= RHR
Ed Jones= JON
Tony Kanaan= KAN
Charlie Kimball= KIM
Jordan King= KIN
Matheus Leist= LEI
Josef Newgarden= NEW
Simon Pagenaud= PAG
Spencer Pigot= PIG
Will Power= POW
Graham Rahal= RAH
Alexander Rossi= RSI
Takuma Sato= SAT
Zach Veach= VEA
Robert Wickens= WIC

Other 2018 Drivers:
Conor Daly= DAL
Esteban Gutiérrez= GUT
JR Hildebrand= HIL
Jay Howard= HOW
Juan Pablo Montoya= JPM
Sage Karam= KRM
Buddy Lazier= LAZ
Pippa Mann= MAN
Carlos Muñoz= MUÑ
Danica Patrick= PAT
Sebastián Saavedra= SAA
Oriol Servià= SER
Stefan Wilson= SWI

Other Drivers:
Mikhail Aleshin= ALE
Fernando Alonso= ALO
Townsend Bell= BEL
Matthew Brabham= BRA
Ryan Briscoe= BRI
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
Rocky Moran, Jr.= MOR
Martin Plowman= PLO
Alex Tagliani= TAG
Tristan Vautier= VAU
Jacques Villeneuve= VIL

2018 Stats

Wins
Sébastien Bourdais - 1 (STP)
Josef Newgarden - 1 (PHX)
Alexander Rossi - 1 (LB)

Podiums
Alexander Rossi - 3 (STP, PHX, LB)
Sébastien Bourdais - 1 (STP)
Graham Rahal - 1 (STP)
Josef Newgarden - 1 (PHX)
Robert Wickens - 1 (PHX)
Will Power - 1 (LB)
Ed Jones - 1 (LB)

Top Fives
Alexander Rossi - 3 (STP, PHX, LB)
Ryan Hunter-Reay - 2 (STP, PHX)
Graham Rahal - 2 (STP, LB)
Sébastien Bourdais - 1 (STP)
James Hinchcliffe - 1 (STP)
Josef Newgarden - 1 (PHX)
Robert Wickens - 1 (PHX)
Scott Dixon - 1 (PHX)
Will Power - 1 (LB)
Ed Jones - 1 (LB)
Zach Veach - 1 (LB)

Top Tens
Graham Rahal - 3 (STP, PHX, LB)
Alexander Rossi - 3 (STP, PHX, LB)
James Hinchcliffe - 3 (STP, PHX, LB)
Josef Newgarden - 3 (STP, PHX, LB)
Ryan Hunter-Reay - 2 (STP, PHX)
Scott Dixon - 2 (STP, PHX)
Ed Jones - 2 (STP, LB)
Marco Andretti - 2 (STP, LB)
Will Power - 2 (STP, LB)
Tony Kanaan - 2 (PHX, LB)
Sébastien Bourdais - 1 (STP)
Robert Wickens - 1 (PHX)
Ed Carpenter - 1 (PHX)
Simon Pagenaud - 1 (PHX)
Charlie Kimball - 1 (LB)

Poles
Robert Wickens - 1 (STP)
Sébastien Bourdais - 1 (PHX)
Alexander Rossi - 1 (LB)

Fast Six Appearances
Will Power - 2 (STP, LB)
Robert Wickens - 1 (STP)
Matheus Leist - 1 (STP)
Jordan King - 1 (STP)
Takuma Sato - 1 (STP)
Ryan Hunter-Reay - 1 (STP)
Alexander Rossi - 1 (LB)
Scott Dixon - 1 (LB)
Josef Newgarden - 1 (LB)
Simon Pagenaud - 1 (LB)
Graham Rahal - 1 (LB)

Fast Twelve Appearances
Robert Wickens - 2 (STP, LB)
Jordan King - 2 (STP, LB)
Ryan Hunter-Reay - 2 (STP, LB)
Scott Dixon - 2 (STP, LB)
Will Power - 2 (STP, LB)
James Hinchcliffe - 2 (STP, LB)
Tony Kanaan - 2 (STP, LB)
Simon Pagenaud - 2 (STP, LB)
Alexander Rossi - 2 (STP, LB)
Matheus Leist - 1 (STP)
Takuma Sato - 1 (STP)
Gabby Chaves - 1 (STP)
Josef Newgarden - 1 (LB)
Graham Rahal - 1 (LB)
Sébastien Bourdais - 1 (LB)

Races Led
Alexander Rossi - 3 (STP, PHX, LB)
Ryan Hunter-Reay - 3 (STP, PHX, LB)
Sébastien Bourdais - 3 (STP, PHX, LB)
Robert Wickens - 2 (STP, PHX)
Will Power - 2 (PHX, LB)
Josef Newgarden - 2 (PHX, LB)
Jordan King - 1 (STP)
James Hinchcliffe - 1 (PHX)
Graham Rahal - 1 (PHX)
Simon Pagenaud - 1 (PHX)

Laps Led
Robert Wickens - 113
Sébastien Bourdais - 94
Will Power - 86
Alexander Rossi - 77
Josef Newgarden - 33
James Hinchcliffe - 20
Graham Rahal - 7
Ryan Hunter-Reay - 7
Jordan King - 5
Simon Pagenaud - 3

Fastest Laps
Alexander Rossi - 1 (STP)
Sébastien Bourdais - 1 (PHX)
Josef Newgarden - 1 (LB)

Average Finish
Alexander Rossi - 2.333
Josef Newgarden - 5
Graham Rahal - 5.333
James Hinchcliffe - 6.333
Scott Dixon - 7
Sébastien Bourdais - 9
Tony Kanaan - 9
Marco Andretti - 9
Ryan Hunter-Reay - 10
Ed Jones - 10.333
Will Power - 11.333
Zach Veach - 12
Robert Wickens - 14
Takuma Sato - 14.667
Spencer Pigot - 14.667
Simon Pagenaud - 15.667
Charlie Kimball - 15.667
Gabby Chaves - 16
Jack Harvey - 17.5
Max Chilton - 18
Kyle Kaiser - 18.5
Matheus Leist - 19
Jordan King - 19.5
Zachary Claman De Melo - 20
René Binder - 22
Pietro Fittipaldi - 23

Have Not Run Majority of Races
Ed Carpenter - 7

Average Start
Will Power - 2.333
Simon Pagenaud - 5.333
Robert Wickens - 5.667
Alexander Rossi - 5.667
James Hinchcliffe - 6.667
Ryan Hunter-Reay - 7
Sébastien Bourdais - 8
Jordan King - 8
Josef Newgarden - 8.667
Tony Kanaan - 10
Scott Dixon - 10
Pietro Fittipaldi - 10
Matheus Leist - 11
Takuma Sato - 13.333
Ed Jones - 13.667
Graham Rahal - 13.667
Gabby Chaves - 15.333
Spencer Pigot - 16.333
Jack Harvey - 18
Zach Veach - 18
Max Chilton - 18.667
Kyle Kaiser - 19
Marco Andretti - 19.333
Zachary Claman De Melo - 21.5
Charlie Kimball - 22
René Binder - 23

Have Not Run Majority of Races
Ed Carpenter - 18

Full-Course Cautions
St. Petersburg: 8 for 25 of 110 laps (22.72%)
Phoenix: 2 for 24 of 250 laps (9.6%)
Long Beach: 6 for 17 of 85 laps (18.82%)
Barber:
Grand Prix of Indianapolis:
Indianapolis 500:
Belle Isle 1:
Belle Isle 2:
Texas:
Road America:
Iowa:
Toronto:
Mid-Ohio:
Pocono:
Gateway:
Portland:
Sonoma:
Total: 16 for 66 of 445 laps (14.831%)

IndyCar Milestones Reached in 2018:
Josef Newgarden's seventh place finish at Long Beach was the 50th top ten finish in his career.

Charlie Kimball's tenth place finish at Long Beach was the 50th top ten finish in his career.

Possible IndyCar Milestones in 2018:
Ryan Briscoe needs to lead 58 laps to reach the 1,500 laps led milestone.

Simon Pagenaud needs to lead 92 laps to reach the 1,000 laps led milestone.

Ed Carpenter needs to lead 90 laps to reach the 400 laps led milestone.

Graham Rahal needs to lead 43 laps to reach the 400 laps led milestone.

Tony Kanaan needs to make four starts to reach the 350-start milestone.

Scott Dixon needs to make ten starts to reach the 300-start milestone.

Will Power needs to make ten starts to reach the 200-start milestone.

Takuma Sato needs to make 12 starts to reach the 150-start milestone.

Alexander Rossi needs to make 14 starts to reach the 50-start milestone.

Active Winners (Note: *= Indianapolis One-Off)
Scott Dixon- 41
Sébastien Bourdais- 37
Will Power- 32
Helio Castroneves- 30
Tony Kanaan- 17
Ryan Hunter-Reay- 16
Juan Pablo Montoya- 15
Simon Pagenaud- 11
Buddy Lazier- 8*
Josef Newgarden- 8
Ryan Briscoe- 7
Justin Wilson- 7
Graham Rahal- 6
Jacques Villeneuve- 5*
James Hinchcliffe- 5
Mike Conway- 4
Ed Carpenter- 3
Alexander Rossi- 3
Marco Andretti- 2
Takuma Sato- 2
Alex Tagliani- 1*
Oriol Servià- 1
Charlie Kimball- 1
Carlos Huertas- 1
Carlos Muñoz- 1

Most Recent Victories (Note: 173 races post-reunification, PRU. Since 2008. These aren't starts since last victory, rather amount of races)
Alexander Rossi: Long Beach 2018 (Most Recent Winner)
Josef Newgarden: Phoenix 2018 (1 race since last victory)
Sébastien Bourdais: St. Petersburg 2018 (2)
Simon Pagenaud: Sonoma 2017 (3)
Will Power: Pocono 2017 (6)
Helio Castroneves: Iowa 2017 (9)
Scott Dixon: Road America 2017 (10)
Graham Rahal: Belle Isle 2 2017 (12)
Takuma Sato: Indianapolis 2017 (14)
James Hinchcliffe: Long Beach 2017 (18)
Juan Pablo Montoya: St. Petersburg 2016 (35)
Ryan Hunter-Reay: Pocono 2015 (37)
Carlos Muñoz: Belle Isle 1 2015 (45)
Tony Kanaan: Fontana 2014 (52)
Mike Conway: Toronto 2 2014 (56)
Carlos Huertas: Houston 1 2014 (61)
Ed Carpenter: Texas 2014 (62)
Charlie Kimball: Mid-Ohio 2013 (75)
Ryan Briscoe: Sonoma 2012 (91)
Marco Andretti: Iowa 2011 (112)
Record for most starts between victories: 124. Graham Rahal (St. Petersburg 2008 – Fontana 2015).
Oriol Servià: Montreal 2005 (204. 31 ChampCar races, 173 PRU)
Alex Tagliani: Road America 2004 (220. 47 ChampCar races, 173 PRU)
Buddy Lazier: Kentucky 2001 (271. 98 IRL races, 173 PRU)

Active Pole Winners (Most recent in parenthesis)
Helio Castroneves- 50 (Road America 2017)
Will Power- 50 (Gateway 2017)
Sébastien Bourdais- 34 (Phoenix 2018)
Scott Dixon- 28 (Indianapolis 2017)
Tony Kanaan- 15 (Las Vegas 2011)
Juan Pablo Montoya- 15 (Pocono 2014)
Ryan Briscoe- 12 (Indianapolis 2012)
Simon Pagenaud- 10 (Toronto 2017)
Justin Wilson- 8 (Toronto 2010)
Alex Tagliani- 8 (Texas 2012)
Takuma Sato- 7 (Pocono 2017)
Jacques Villeneuve- 6 (Laguna Seca 1995)
Ryan Hunter-Reay- 6 (Long Beach 2014)
Marco Andretti- 4 (Pocono 2013)
Ed Carpenter- 3 (Indianapolis 2014)
Graham Rahal- 3 (Belle Isle 1 2017)
Josef Newgarden- 2 (Sonoma 2017)
Alexander Rossi- 1 (Long Beach 2018)
Oriol Servià- 1 (Surfers Paradise 2005)
Mike Conway- 1 (Belle Isle 1 2013)
Sebastián Saavedra- 1 (Grand Prix of Indianapolis 2014)
James Hinchcliffe- 1 (Indianapolis 2016)
Carlos Muñoz- 1 (Texas 2016)
Mikhail Aleshin- 1 (Pocono 2016)
Charlie Kimball- 1 (Texas 2017)
Robert Wickens - 1 (St. Petersburg 2018)

Active Winners from Pole Position
Sébastien Bourdais- 18 (Toronto 1 2014)
Will Power- 15 (Grand Prix of Indianapolis 2017)
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)
Alexander Rossi- 2 (Long Beach 2018)
Jacques Villeneuve- 1 (Road America 1995)
Justin Wilson- 1 (Mexico City 2005)
Graham Rahal- 1 (Belle Isle 1 2017)

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
Will Power- 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
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
Takuma Sato- 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