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Positions at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Explore detailed statistics of driver performance at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, featuring tables with historical and projected start and finish positions, sparklines, averages over the last two and four years, alongside visual charts highlighting the top and bottom performers over the last 6 years.

Trending Drivers at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

To capture how drivers have performed over time at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, I calculate the trend of their start and finish positions using linear regression. This method plots each race as a data point and draws a trend line that best fits all the data over a 6-year period. The slope of this trend line helps us understand performance trends:

6-Year Trend of Driver Start Positions
6-Year Trend of Driver Finish Positions

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'Asterisk Races' driver did not finish with 'Running' status or was more than 2-laps down.

Improving. Average position has improved.

Declining. Average position has worsened.

Stable. Little to no change in average position.

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The numbers in the table header (... 3, 2, 1) correspond to the races numbered here. Races are ordered chronologically from newest (1) to oldest.

Driver Track History of Positions at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Understanding the Sparkline START POSITION 2-, 4-, 6-YEARS FINISH POSITION 2-, 4-, 6-YEARS
DRIVER START FINISH PRJ BST 2 4 6 TRND PRJ BST 2 4 6 TRND
AJ Allmendinger 24 37* 24 24.0 24.0 37 37.0 37.0
Aric Almirola 12 23 10 14 5 3 5.4 5 7.5 9.0 9.0 3.0 3 8.5 13.3 13.3
Brad Keselowski 6 1 6 38* 9 4 8.6 6 7.5 7.0 7.0 15.6 1 21.0 14.3 14.3
Clint Bowyer 8 5 3 5 22 16 18.4 3 12.5 11.0 11.0 14.4 5 10.5 8.7 8.7
David Ragan 25 24 17 20 16.8 17 17.0 21.0 21.0 19.9 20 20.0 22.0 22.0
Denny Hamlin 10 3 33 6 6 28* 14.0 6 19.5 16.3 16.3 25.4 3 17.0 12.3 12.3
JJ Yeley 35 29* 40 26* 34 21 35.8 34 37.0 36.3 36.3 21.2 21 23.5 25.3 25.3
Jamie McMurray 21 7 21 21.0 21.0 7 7.0 7.0
Jimmie Johnson 14 16 5 35* 4.8 5 5.0 9.5 9.5 35.5 16 35.0 25.5 25.5
Joey Logano 5 13 4 2 1 10 1.3 1 2.5 3.3 3.3 6.9 2 6.0 8.3 8.3
Kevin Harvick 2 4 1 1 11 1 9.4 1 6.0 4.7 4.7 1.0 1 1.0 2.0 2.0
Kurt Busch 4 6 8 30* 2 13 3.6 2 5.0 4.7 4.7 19.8 6 21.5 16.3 16.3
Kyle Busch 1 8 7 37* 7 6 8.1 1 7.0 5.0 5.0 15.7 6 21.5 17.0 17.0
Martin Truex Jr 3 40* 27 27* 8 38* 15.1 3 17.5 12.7 12.7 34.1 27 32.5 35.0 35.0
Matt Kenseth 29 12 21 2 20.9 21 21.0 25.0 25.0 1.9 2 2.0 7.0 7.0
Michael McDowell 26 17 21 17 27 7 25.2 21 24.0 24.7 24.7 8.4 7 12.0 13.7 13.7
Paul Menard 19 9 2 10 1.5 2 2.0 10.5 10.5 10.0 9 10.0 9.5 9.5
Reed Sorenson 38 28 37 23 37.0 37 37.0 37.5 37.5 22.9 23 23.0 25.5 25.5
Regan Smith 27 20 27 27.0 27.0 20 20.0 20.0
Ryan Newman 17 10 22 8 14 34* 16.1 14 18.0 17.7 17.7 29.9 8 21.0 17.3 17.3
Landon Cassill 34 31* 31 40* 30.9 31 31.0 32.5 32.5 40.3 31 40.0 35.5 35.5
Austin Dillon 18 22 18 12 16 18 16.3 16 17.0 17.3 17.3 15.3 12 15.0 17.3 17.3
David Starr 36 39* 36 36.0 36.0 39 39.0 39.0
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 16 34* 12 31* 24 36* 21.6 12 18.0 17.3 17.3 34.7 31 33.5 33.7 33.7
Timmy Hill 39 35* 38 29* 38.0 38 38.0 38.5 38.5 28.9 29 29.0 32.0 32.0
Justin Allgaier 4 37* 4 4.0 4.0 4.0 37 37.0 37.0 37.0
Kyle Larson 7 14 19 33* 19.3 7 19.0 13.0 13.0 33.5 14 33.0 23.5 23.5
Parker Kligerman 32 36* 32 32.0 32.0 32.0 36 36.0 36.0 36.0
Alex Bowman 15 33* 13 21 3 30* 4.1 3 8.0 10.3 10.3 26.5 21 25.5 28.0 28.0
Ryan Blaney 9 11 9 7 12 32* 11.6 9 10.5 10.0 10.0 27.7 7 19.5 16.7 16.7
Corey Lajoie 33 27 30 19 31 39* 30.3 30 30.5 31.3 31.3 34.7 19 29.0 28.3 28.3
Joey Gase 25 26* 25 25.0 25.0 25.0 26 26.0 26.0 26.0
Ty Dillon 30 21 25 13 29 14 27.5 25 27.0 28.0 28.0 12.4 13 13.5 16.0 16.0
Chase Elliott 11 15 24 9 10 11 14.4 10 17.0 15.0 15.0 9.6 9 10.0 11.7 11.7
Matt DiBenedetto 31 36* 26 18 15 19 15.7 15 20.5 24.0 24.0 15.6 18 18.5 24.3 24.3
Chris Buescher 23 25 16 15 20 31* 18.2 16 18.0 19.7 19.7 26.9 15 23.0 23.7 23.7
Erik Jones 13 2 14 39* 23 33* 21.9 13 18.5 16.7 16.7 40.5 2 36.0 24.7 24.7
BJ McLeod 40 30* 35 25* 40 22 38.4 35 37.5 38.3 38.3 21.5 22 23.5 25.7 25.7
Jeffrey Earnhardt 37 32* 37 37.0 37.0 32 32.0 32.0
Ryan Preece 23 16 36 40* 36.3 23 29.5 29.5 29.5 40.6 16 28.0 28.0 28.0
Daniel Suarez 20 18 20 11 37 20 34.6 20 28.5 25.7 25.7 17.4 11 15.5 16.3 16.3
Ryan Sieg 36 24* 36 36.0 36.0 36.0 24 24.0 24.0 24.0
Ross Chastain 32 26 34 22 32 17 32.6 32 33.0 32.7 32.7 17.0 17 19.5 21.7 21.7
Bubba Wallace 28 38* 15 3 17 9 14.4 15 16.0 20.0 20.0 1.8 3 6.0 16.7 16.7
Daniel Hemric 11 34* 11 11.0 11.0 11.0 34 34.0 34.0 34.0
William Byron 22 19 29 4 18 27* 20.8 18 23.5 23.0 23.0 21.0 4 15.5 16.7 16.7
Brennan Poole 26 35* 26 26.0 26.0 26.0 35 35.0 35.0 35.0
Cole Custer 30 5 30 30.0 30.0 30.0 5 5.0 5.0 5.0
Garrett Smithley 38 28* 28 24 27.7 28 33.0 33.0 33.0 23.9 24 26.0 26.0 26.0
Josh Bilicki 39 29* 39 25* 39.0 39 39.0 39.0 39.0 24.9 25 27.0 27.0 27.0
Tyler Reddick 13 8 13 13.0 13.0 13.0 8 8.0 8.0 8.0
Matt Tifft 28 32* 28 28.0 28.0 28.0 32 32.0 32.0 32.0
Quin Houff 33 23 33 33.0 33.0 33.0 23 23.0 23.0 23.0
John Hunter Nemechek 19 15 19 19.0 19.0 19.0 15 15.0 15.0 15.0
Christopher Bell 35 12 35 35.0 35.0 35.0 12 12.0 12.0 12.0