Numbers in Motorsport News: First Edition

Williams Racing revealed their 2015 car design.
Photo: Getty Images

Each week, we take a look at numbers, stats, and other pieces of data that come up in Motorsport coverage. From Formula One to IndyCar and all in between, we’ll search around and find the most significant pieces of information from the week.

In the news this week: IndyCar schedule changes, Luca Filippi added to CFH Racing, Formula One cars unveiled, and the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona.

The number of races the 2015 IndyCar season will have after the Brasilia 300 was cancelled on Thursday. The announcement came as a surprise to fans and the IndyCar series, which will now kick off on March 29th on the Streets of Saint Petersburg.

The number of cars on the 2015 Formula One grid whose designs and cars have been revealed. Force India would be number seven, but they have only released pictures of the livery for the 2015 car, not the chassis itself.

Luca Filippi will join CFH Racing in 2015.
Photo: Eurosport 
After CFH Racing’s announcement Friday morning regarding the addition of Luca Filippi for the 2015 season, 21 is the number of drivers that have been confirmed so far. Filippi will co-pilot the #20 machine on street and road courses and Ed Carpenter will handle the ovals. 

The number of laps completed by the #02 Chip Ganassi Racing entry into the 2015 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona before winning the race. The car was driven by Dixon, Kanaan, Larson, and McMurray throughout the 24 hour event. 53 teams raced in total in four different classes; Prototype, GT Daytona, Prototype Challenge, and GT Le Mans.

Check back next week for more numbers, stats, and data from the Motorsport world. 

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