IZOD INDYCAR SERIES HIGHLIGHTS
First start: May 26, 2002 (Indianapolis Motor Speedway)
First victory: July 25, 2004 (The Milwaukee Mile)
First pole: June 10, 2004 (Texas Motor Speedway)
Won IZOD IndyCar Series championship for the third consecutive year and fourth overall.
Recorded four victories (St. Petersburg, Texas1, Milwaukee, Toronto).
Earned two pole starts (Milwaukee, New Hampshire).
Finished in the top five in 13 of the 17 races and in top 10 in 15 races.
Was running at the finish in 16 races.
Won IZOD IndyCar Series championship for Target Chip Ganassi Racing, joining Sam Hornish Jr. as drivers with three series titles.
Recorded three victories (Indianapolis, Mid-Ohio, Chicagoland). Indianapolis 500 victory was second of career.
Posted 13 top-five and 15 top-10 finishes.
Earned pole starts at Brazil and Homestead -- bookends of season.
Took points lead in finale at Homestead.
Won IndyCar Series championship for Target Chip Ganassi Racing.
Recorded five victories and five pole starts.
Won first IndyCar Series road course race at Long Beach.
Became second driver in IndyCar Series history to lead every lap when he won from pole at Infineon.
Led 53 laps at Twin Ring Motegi to surpass 2,000 in IndyCar Series career.
Running at the finish in 16 of the 17 races.
Made debut for Target Chip Ganassi Racing in non-points-paying race at Surfers Paradise, Australia, in October after driving for Ganassi Racing in NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series.
Won IndyCar Series championship for Andretti Green Racing.
Won four races, including the Indianapolis 500, and three poles.
Finished eighth in standings for Andretti Green Racing with best finish of second at Infineon Raceway. Recorded six other top-10 finishes.
Did not compete in final event of the season because of concussion suffered in vintage auto race in England a week before.
Started from the pole at St. Petersburg.
Finished fourth in standings for Andretti Green Racing with two victories (Nashville, California), eight top-five finishes and 13 top-10 finishes.
Won the Marlboro Pole Award for the season-ending Toyota Indy 400 at California Speedway.
Finished sixth in standings for Andretti Green Racing.
Earned his first two IndyCar Series victories (Milwaukee, Pikes Peak).
Captured his first career pole position at Texas1.
Finished 25th in standings after competing in only three races for Andretti Green Racing. Started a season-best seventh at Homestead and Pikes Peak and finished a season-best fourth at Pikes Peak.
Suffered back injury in motorcycle accident in April in his native Scotland, which caused him to miss races at Japan, Indianapolis and Texas. Returned to cockpit at Pikes Peak before having back surgery, which forced him to miss the remainder of the year.
Made IndyCar Series debut at Indianapolis 500, starting 28th and finishing 19th, three laps down.
ROAD TO THE IZOD INDYCAR SERIES
Scored three wins and one pole for Team Green en route to fourth-place finish in CART standings.
Finished seventh in CART standings. Won at Cleveland and earned three additional top-three finishes driving for Team Green.
Finished 13th in CART standings, scoring four top-three finishes and two poles.
Suffered fractured pelvis and brain contusions in single-car accident during pre-season testing at Homestead-Miami Speedway.