IndyCar’s REV Group GP at Road America – facts and figures
All the stats you need ahead of the 10th round of the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series – the REV Group Grand Prix presented by AMR at Road America.
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Track: 4.014-mile road course near Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.
Race distance: 55 laps / 220.77 miles
Push-to-pass parameters: 200 seconds with a maximum single duration of 20sec
Firestone tires per entry: Eight sets primaries, four sets of alternates. Teams must use one set of primary and one set of alternate tires for at least two laps in the race.
2018 race winner: Josef Newgarden (Team Penske-Chevrolet).
Newgarden, Scott Dixon in 2017 (Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda), Will Power in ’16 (Penske-Chevrolet) and Sebastien Bourdais in ’07 (Newman/Haas-Cosworth) are the only drivers in this year’s race who have won at Road America.
Mario Andretti, Michael Andretti and Emerson Fittipaldi have each won the Indy car race three times, although Andretti also won twice when the premier open-wheel race at Road America was Formula 5000.
2018 pole winner: Newgarden, 1min43.2026sec, 140.020mph.
Of the active drivers, Bourdais holds the most poles here (two – 2004 and ’07), with Power taking pole in ’16, and Newgarden last year. The record number of Indy car poles here is held by Danny Sullivan (four), but Mario Andretti has also scored four – two in Formula 5000 and two in Indy cars.
Qualifying lap record: Dario Franchitti (Team Green-Honda), 1min39.866sec, 145.924mph (2000)
1974 Mario Andretti, Vel’s Parnelli Jones Racing, Lola-Chevrolet
1975 Mario Andretti, Vel’s Parnelli Jones Racing, Lola-Chevrolet
1976 Jackie Oliver, Phoenix Racing, Shadow-Dodge
1976 Brian Redman, Haas/Hall Racing, Lola-Chevrolet
1976 Vern Schuppan, Jorgensen Steel, Lola-Chevrolet
1982 Hector Rebaque, Forsythe Racing, March-Cosworth
1983 Mario Andretti, Newman/Haas Racing, Lola-Cosworth
1984 Mario Andretti, Newman/Haas Racing, Lola-Cosworth
1985 Jacques Villeneuve (Sr.), Canadian Tire Racing, March-Cosworth
1986 Emerson Fittipaldi, Patrick Racing, March-Cosworth
1987 Mario Andretti, Newman/Haas Racing, Lola-Chevrolet
1988 Emerson Fittipaldi, Patrick Racing, Lola-Chevrolet
1989 Danny Sullivan, Penske Racing, Penske-Chevrolet
1990 Michael Andretti, Newman/Haas Racing, Lola-Chevrolet
1991 Michael Andretti, Newman/Haas Racing, Lola-Chevrolet
1992 Emerson Fittipaldi, Penske Racing, Penske-Chevrolet-Ilmor
1993 Paul Tracy, Penske Racing, Penske-Chevrolet-Ilmor
1994 Jacques Villeneuve, Forsythe/Green Racing, Reynard-Ford-Cosworth
1995 Jacques Villeneuve, Team Green, Reynard-Ford-Cosworth
1996 Michael Andretti, Newman/Haas Racing, Lola-Ford-Cosworth
1997 Alex Zanardi, Chip Ganassi Racing, Reynard-Honda
1998 Dario Franchitti, Team Green, Reynard-Honda
1999 Christian Fittipaldi, Newman/Haas Racing, Swift-Ford-Cosworth
2000 Paul Tracy, Team Green, Reynard-Honda
2001 Bruno Junqueira, Chip Ganassi Racing, Lola-Toyota
2002 Cristiano da Matta, Newman/Haas Racing, Lola-Toyota
2003 Bruno Junqueira, Newman/Haas Racing, Lola-Ford-Cosworth
2004 Alex Tagliani, Rocketsports, Lola-Ford-Cosworth
2006 AJ Allmendinger, Forsythe Racing, Lola-Cosworth
2007 Sebastien Bourdais, Newman/Haas Racing, Panoz-Cosworth
2016 Will Power, Team Penske, Dallara-Chevrolet
2017 Scott Dixon, Chip Ganassi Racing, Dallara-Honda
2018 Josef Newgarden, Team Penske, Dallara-Chevrolet
Alex Tagliani scored his and Rocketsports' only win in Indy cars at Road America in 2004.
Photo by: Loran Hygema
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