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After Toronto
Driver Standings

Driver Standings
1 Helio Castroneves 533
2 Will Power 520
3 Ryan Hunter-Reay 464
4 Simon Pagenaud 462
5 Juan Pablo Montoya 428
6 Scott Dixon 387
7 Carlos Munoz (R) 384
8 Tony Kanaan 380
9 Marco Andretti 375
10 Sebastien Bourdais 358
11 Ryan Briscoe 344
12 James Hinchcliffe 330
13 Charlie Kimball 317
14 Justin Wilson 311
15 Mikhail Aleshin 298
16 Josef Newgarden 288
17 Jack Hawksworth (R) 287
18 Graham Rahal 266
19 Carlos Huertas (R) 265
20 Takuma Sato 234
21 Sebastian Saavedra 229
22 Mike Conway 218
23 Ed Carpenter 168
24 Oriol Servia 88
25 Kurt Busch (R) 80
26 JR Hildebrand 66
27 Sage Karam (R) 57
28 Luca Filippi 46
29 James Davison (R) 34
30 Jacques Villeneuve 29
31 Alex Tagliani 28
32 Townsend Bell 22
33 Pippa Mann 21
34 Martin Plowman (R) 18
35 Buddy Lazier 11
36 Franck Montagny 8

Rookie of the Year
1 Carlos Munoz 384
2 Mikhail Aleshin 298
3 Jack Hawksworth 287
4 Carlos Huertas 265
5 Kurt Busch 80
6 Sage Karam 57
7 James Davison 34
8 Martin Plowman 18

Wins
T1 Ryan Hunter-Reay 3
T2 Will Power 2
T2 Simon Pagenaud 2
T2 Mike Conway 2
T5 Helio Castroneves 1
T5 Carlos Huertas 1
T5 Ed Carpenter 1
T5 Juan Pablo Montoya 1
T5 Sebastien Bourdais 1

Podium Finishes
T1 Will Power 6
T1 Helio Castroneves 6
3 Ryan Hunter-Reay 5
4 Tony Kanaan 4
T5 Carlos Munoz 3
T5 Juan Pablo Montoya 3
T7 Marco Andretti 2
T7 Simon Pagenaud 2
T7 Mike Conway 2
T10 Carlos Huertas 1
T10 Scott Dixon 1
T10 Josef Newgarden 1
T10 Graham Rahal 1
T10 Charlie Kimball 1
T10 Ed Carpenter 1
T10 Jack Hawksworth 1
T10 Mikhail Aleshin 1
T10 Sebastien Bourdais 1
Manufacturer Standings:
1 Chevrolet 2056
2 Honda 1042

Lap Leaders:
1 Will Power 353
2 Tony Kanaan 326
3 Helio Castroneves 241
4 Ryan Hunter-Reay 167
5 Ed Carpenter 116
6 Juan Pablo Montoya 74
7 Takuma Sato 67
8 Sebastien Bourdais 60
9 Simon Pagenaud 59
10 James Hinchcliffe 56
11 Scott Dixon 44
12 Jack Hawksworth 32
13 Justin Wilson 25
14 Marco Andretti 22
T15 Mike Conway 15
T15 Josef Newgarden 15
17 Sebastian Saavedra 14
18 Graham Rahal 10
T19 Oriol Servia 7
T19 Carlos Huertas 7
21 Ryan Briscoe 5
22 Mikhail Aleshin 4
23 Alex Tagliani 3

Entrant Points
Pos. # Entrant Points
1 3 Team Penske 533
2 12 Team Penske 520
3 28 Andretti Autosport 464
4 77 Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports 462
5 2 Penske Motorsports 428
6 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 387
7 20 Ed Carpenter Racing 386
8 34 Andretti Autosport/HVM 384
9 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing 380
10 25 Andretti Autosport 375
11 11 KVSH Racing 358
12 8 NTT Data Chip Ganassi Racing 344
13 27 Andretti Autosport 330
14 83 Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing 317
15 19 Dale Coyne Racing 311
16 7 Schmidt PetersonMotorsports 298
17 67 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing 288
18 98 BHA/BBM with Curb-Agajanian 287
19 15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 266
20 18 Dale Coyne Racing 265
21 14 A.J. Foyt Racing 234
22 17 KV/AFS Racing 229
23 16 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 134
24 26 Andretti Autosport 88
25 21 Ed Carpenter Racing 66
26 22 Dreyer and Reinbold 57
27 33 KV Racing Technology 34
28 5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 29
29 68 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing 28
30 6 KV Racing Technology 22
31 63 Dale Coyne Racing 21
32 41 A.J. Foyt Racing 18
33 91 Lazier Partners Racing 11

Finishing Average
1 Helio Castroneves 5.38
T2 Kurt Busch 6.00
T2 Will Power 6.00
4 Simon Pagenaud 6.92
5 Sage Karam 9.00
6 Scott Dixon 9.61
7 J.R. Hildebrand 10.00
8 Tony Kanaan 10.23
9 Ryan Hunter-Reay 10.38
T10 Juan Pablo Montoya 11.15
T10 Sebastien Bourdais 11.15
12 Ryan Briscoe 11.38
13 Justin Wilson 11.92
14 Carlos Munoz 12.00
15 James Hinchcliffe 12.46
16 Oriol Servia 12.5
17 Marco Andretti 12.69
18 Ed Carpenter 12.75
19 Alex Tagliani 13.0
20 Charlie Kimball 13.23
21 Takuma Sato 13.46
22 Mikhail Aleshin 13.61
23 Jacques Villeneuve 14.0
24 Mike Conway 14.66
25 Graham Rahal 15.0
26 James Davison 16.0
27 Carlos Huertas 16.07
28 Josef Newgarden 16.92
29 Sebastian Saavedra 17.0
30 Jack Hawksworth 17.16
31 Luca Filippi 18.50
32 Martin Plowman 20.5
33 Franck Montagny 22.0
34 Pippa Mann 24.0
35 Townsend Bell 25.0
36 Buddy Lazier 32.0


Pole Positions
T1 Takuma Sato 2
T1 Will Power 2
T1 Helio Castroneves 2
T4 Ryan Hunter-Reay 1
T4 Sebastian Saavedra 1
T4 Ed Carpenter 1
T4 Simon Pagenaud 1
T4 Juan Pablo Montoya 1
T4 Scott Dixon 1
T4 Sebastien Bourdais 1

Appearances in the Firestone Fast Six
1 Ryan Hunter-Reay 5
T2 Helio Castroneves 4
T2 Will Power 4
T3 James Hinchcliffe 3
T3 Scott Dixon 3
T3 Jack Hawksworth 3
T7 Simon Pagenaud 2
T7 Josef Newgarden 2
T7 Tony Kanaan 2
T7 Sebastien Bourdais 2
T11 Takuma Sato 1
T11 Marco Andretti 1
T11 Sebastian Saavedra 1
T11 Mike Conway 1
T11 Juan Pablo Montoya 1
T11 Ryan Briscoe 1
T11 Luca Filippi 1

Qualifying Average
1 Helio Castroneves 5.53
2 James Hinchcliffe 6.90
3 Ed Carpenter 7.00
4 Luca Filippi 7.66
5 Simon Pagenaud 7.69
6 Will Power 7.76
7 Scott Dixon 8.84
8 J.R. Hildebrand 9.00
9 Sebastien Bourdais 9.76
10 Carlos Munoz 10.3
11 Tony Kanaan 10.53
12 Ryan Hunter-Reay 10.61
13 Juan Pablo Montoya 10.84
14 Takuma Sato 11.69
15 Kurt Busch 12.0
16 Marco Andretti 12.61
T17 Josef Newgarden 12.92
T17 Ryan Briscoe 12.92
19 Justin Wilson 13.0
20 Jack Hawksworth 14.5
21 Mike Conway 14.66
22 Mikhail Aleshin 14.84
23 Graham Rahal 15.38
24 Sebastian Saavedra 16.53
25 Charlie Kimball 17.15
26 Carlos Huertas 17.84
27 Franck Montagny 21.0
28 Pippa Mann 22.0
29 Alex Tagliani 24.0
30 Martin Plowman 24.5
31 Townsend Bell 25.0
32 Jacques Villeneuve 27.0
33 James Davison 28.0
34 Sage Karam 31.0
35 Buddy Lazier 33.0
Ford Top 10 Open-Wheel Highlights

By: John Oreovicz, ESPN.com
Thursday, May 26, 2011

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In 2011, Ford Racing is celebrating its 110-year anniversary. This month the Indianapolis 500, one of the crown jewels of American racing, is celebrating its Centennial Anniversary. Ford Racing has had many legendary moments not only at the famed brickyard but throughout the storied history of American open-wheel racing.

10—COSWORTH SETS NEW ENGINE STANDARDS. When Honda and Toyota switched allegiance to the Indy Racing League, Ford stepped up to provide engines for the entire CART series field in 2003. Cosworth developed its XF engine into the XFE, setting new standards for racing engine durability and affordability. Paul Tracy was the first driver to win a race and a championship with the XFE, which continued to serve the re-branded Champ Car World Series through early 2008.

9—FORD-COSWORTH PROVES SUPERIORITY. Honda built Twin Ring Motegi at great expense, carving it out of a Japanese mountaintop near its headquarters. Honda was desperate to win its home race, but never did during five years of CART sanction. The first driver to spoil Honda’s party was Adrian Fernandez, who drove a Ford-Cosworth XD powered car to victory in 1998. Fernandez (and Ford-Cosworth) repeated as the Japanese victors in 1999, and Michael Andretti and Kenny Brack continued Ford-Cosworth’s mastery of Motegi over the next two years.

8—XB LEAVES LASTING RECORDS AT INDY. The Ford-Cosworth XB powered 24 of the 33 cars in the 1996 Indianapolis 500, including that of winner Buddy Lazier. But the most lasting marks the XB left on Indianapolis Motor Speedway were the track records established by Arie Luyendyk - 237.498 mph for one lap and 236.986 mph for the four-lap qualifying run. Luyendyk also set the unofficial IMS record of 239.260 mph in practice.

7—A LOSS LEADS TO MULTIPLE WINS. Ford officially re-entered Indy car racing prior to the 1992 season, commissioning Cosworth to build a new generation engine. Michael Andretti dominated the Indianapolis 500 but his car lost fuel pressure with just 11 laps remaining. Andretti and the XB went on to win five races over the rest of the 1992 season, beginning with the GI Joe’s 200 at Portland International Raceway.

6—“TRIPLE CROWN” SWEPT BY UNSER. The Cosworth DFX went on to dominate Indy car racing in the late 1970s and well into the ‘80s, scoring more than 150 race wins (including the Indianapolis 500 from 1978-87) and powering eleven consecutive USAC and CART series champions. An especially significant victory in that span was Al Unser’s triumph in the 1978 California 500, making him the only driver in history to sweep the “Triple Crown” of 500-mile races.

5—FOYT SETS A FOURTH RECORD WIN. AJ Foyt Racing took over the development and distribution of the four-cam Ford in 1970 and he continued to campaign the engine with success against competition from Offenhauser and Cosworth. Foyt’s crowning achievement as a driver/constructor/engine builder came when he drove a Coyote/Foyt-Ford to his record setting fourth victory in the Indianapolis 500, a feat since matched by just two men.

4—FORMULA 1 CHANGES SPECS TO MATCH INDY. In late 1974, Vel’s Parnelli Jones Racing built a Ford-Cosworth DFV powered Formula 1 car for driver Mario Andretti. The VPJ F1 program ground to a halt in 1976, but then, the team converted one of its Formula 1 chassis into USAC Indy car specifications and mated it to a turbocharged DFV engine de-stroked reduce capacity from 3.0 to 2.65 liters. Ford never officially provided factory support to the DFX project, though its development was later taken over by Cosworth.

3—REAR ENGINE VICTORIOUS AT INDY 500. The strong performance of the Lotus-Ford in 1963 convinced Ford to design an upgraded engine that featured double overhead cams. Through the use of fuel-injection and exhausts exiting from the center of the vee, the four-cam Ford achieved its goal of an additional 50 horsepower. Clark claimed pole position at Indianapolis in 1964, but tire problems forced his retirement. In 1965, Clark dominated the “500,” leading 190 of 200 laps to earn the first rear engine victory at Indianapolis. By 1967, the Indianapolis field would consist solely of rear engine cars.

2 – LOTUS REAR ENGINES DEBUT WITH A WIN.  As a driver, Dan Gurney watched Formula 1 transition from front-engine to rear-engine cars in the early 1960s. He approached Ford executives and Team Lotus boss Colin Chapman and convinced them to team up for an assault on the USAC Indy car racing. Driving Lotus cars powered by production derived Ford V-8s, Clark and Gurney finished second and seventh respectively in the 1963 Indianapolis 500, with Clark the only driver capable of running with eventual victor Parnelli Jones. Clark went on to score the first victory for a rear engine Indy car in a 200-mile race at the Milwaukee Mile later that year, with Gurney placing third.

1-- FORD AND “SWEEPSTAKES” WIN SIDE BY SIDE.  At the dawn of the automotive era, Henry Ford believed people viewed cars as “fast toys” and reasoned that he needed to enter one of his cars in competition to prove his ideas for mass production. With a five-man crew, he built a car nicknamed “Sweepstakes” and entered it in a race at the Detroit Driving Club billed as “the biggest event of its kind” in America. On October 10, 1901 Ford competed on a 1-mile dirt track in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, where “Sweepstakes” averaged 45 mph to defeat Alexander Winton and win the first and only race of his driving career. Ford won $1000, but more importantly, the widespread publicity gained from his victory attracted investment in the Ford Motor Company. 

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