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Grand Prix of Baltimore: Driver bios

No. 26 Marco Andretti

Age:

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25

Country:

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United States

Racing team:

Andretti Motorsport

Driver points:

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237, 16th place, 185 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Andretti finished second behind teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay at the Iowa Corn Indy 250 on June 23. Andretti started third and spent most of the race in the Top 5. It's his only Top 5 finish of the season.

Last race:

Finished 25th at the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.

No. 5 Rubens Barrichello

Age:

40

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Country:

Brazil

Racing team:

KV Racing Technology

Driver points:

247, 14th place, 175 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Finished fourth in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday, his first Top 5 finish as an IndyCar driver after 19 seasons running Formula One.

Last race:

Finished fourth in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.

No. 7 Sebastien Bourdais

Age:

33

Country:

France

Racing team:

Dragon Racing

Driver points: 161

, 24th place, 261 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Finished fourth at Mid-Ohio on Aug. 5 after starting sixth.

Last race:

Finished 22nd in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.

No. 2 Ryan Briscoe

Age:

30

Country:

Australia

Racing team:

Team Penske

Driver points:

317, 8th place, 105 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Won the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday, his first victory of the season after starting second.

Last race:

Won the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.



No. 20 Ed Carpenter

Age:

31

Country:

United States

Racing team:

Ed Carpenter Racing

Driver points:

199, 22nd place, 223 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Finished eighth twice — in the Milwaukee Indy 225 on June 16 and in the Iowa Corn Indy 250 on June 23.

Last race:

Finished 20th in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.

No. 3 Helio Castroneves

Age:

37

Country:

Brazil

Racing team:

Team Penske

Driver points:

381, 3rd place, 41 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

He has won twice — the Honda Grand Prix on March 25, the first race of the season, and the Edmonton Indy on July 24.

Last race:

Finished 6th in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.


No. 14 Mike Conway

Age:

29

Country:

England

Racing team:

A.J. Foyt Enterprises

Driver points:

219, 19th place, 203 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Finished 3rd in the Honda Indy

Toronto

on July 8, a road race on the streets of Toronto.

Last race:

Finished 14th in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.


No. 78 Simona de Silvestro

Age:

23

Country:

Switzerland

Racing team:

HVM Racing

Driver points:

160, 25th place, 262 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Finished 13th in the Detroit Belle Island Grand Prix on June 3.

Last race:

Finished 17th in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.


No. 9 Scott Dixon

Age:

32

Country:

New Zealand

Racing team:

Chip Ganassi Racing

Driver points:

368, 4th place, 54 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

He has won twice — the Detroit Belle Island Grand Prix on June 3 and the Honda Indy 200 on Aug. 5 at Mid-Ohio.

Last race:

Finished 13th in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.



No. 10 Dario Franchitti

Age:

39

Country:

Scotland

Racing team:

Chip Ganassi Racing

Driver points:

306, 9th place, 116 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

He has won once — the

Indianapolis 500

on May 27, the third time he's won the circuit's biggest race.

Last race:

Finished 3rd in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.



No. 4 JR Hildebrand

Age:

24

Country:

United States

Racing team:

Panther Racing

Driver points:

257, 11th place, 165 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

He has finished 5th twice — the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 15 and the Firestone 550 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 9.

Last race:

Finished 8th in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.



No. 27 James Hinchcliffe

Age:

25

Country:

Canada

Racing team:

Andretti Autosport

Driver points:

326, 7th place, 96 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Finished 3rd in the Milwaukee Indy 225 on June 16.

Last race:

Finished 26th in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.



No. 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay

Age:

31

Country:

United States

Racing team:

Andretti Autosport

Driver points:

386, 2nd place, 36 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

He has won three times, all in a row — the Milwaukee Indy 225 on June 16, the Iowa Corn Indy 250 on June 23 and the Honda Indy Toronto on July 8.

Last race:

Finished 18th in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.



No. 11 Tony Kanaan

Age:

37

Country:

Brazil

Racing team:

KV Racing Technology

Driver points:

327, 6th place, 95 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Finished 2nd in the Milwaukee Indy 225 on June 16.

Last race:

Finished 10th in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.



No. 83 Charlie Kimball

Age:

27

Country:

United States

Racing team:

Chip Ganassi Racing

Driver points:

228, 18th place, 194 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Finished 2nd in the Honda Indy Toronto on July 8.

Last race:

Finished 21st in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.



No. 6 Katherine Legge

Age:

21

Country:

England

Racing team:

Dragon Racing

Driver points:

115, 26th place, 307 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Finished 15th twice — in the Firestone 550 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 9 and in the Iowa Corn Indy 250 on June 23.

Last race:

Finished 24th in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.

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No. 67 Josef Newgarden

Age:

21

Country:

United States

Racing team:

Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing

Driver points:

186, 23rd place, 236 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Finished 11th in the season-opening Honda Grand Prix on March 25.

Last race:

Finished 23rd in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.


No. 77 Simon Pagenaud

Age:

28

Country:

France

Racing team:

Schmidt/Hamilton Motorsports

Driver points:

337, 5th place, 236 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Finished 2nd in the Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 15.

Last race:

Finished 7th in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.



No. 12 Will Power

Age:

31

Country:

Australia

Racing team:

Team Penske

Driver points:

422, 1st place

Top finish in 2012:

Won three races in a row — the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama on April 1, the Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 15 and the Streets of Sao Paulo on April 29.

Last race:

Finished 2nd in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.


No. 38 Graham Rahal

Age:

23

Country:

United States

Racing team:

Chip Ganassi Racing

Driver points:

286, 10th place, 136 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Finished 2nd in the Firestone 550 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 9.

Last race:

Finished 5th in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.


No. 15 Takuma Sato

Age:

35

Country:

Japan

Racing team:

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing

Driver points:

243, 15th place, 179 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Finished 2nd in the Edmonton Indy 200 on July 22.

Last race:

Finished 27th in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.


No. 22 Oriol Servia

Age:

38

Country:

Spain

Racing team:

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing

Driver points:

249, 13th place, 173 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Finished 4th twice — in the Indianapolis 500 on May 27 and in the Milwaukee Indy 225 on June 16.

Last race:

Finished 19th in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.


No. 98 Alex Tagliani

Age:

39

Country:

Canada

Racing team:

Bryan Herta Autosport

Driver points:

236, 17th place, 186 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Finished 5th in the Edmonton Indy 200 on July 22.

Last race:

Finished 9th in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.



No. 5 E.J. Viso

Age:

27

Country:

Venezuela

Racing team:

KV Racing Technology

Driver points:

212, 20th place, 210 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Finished 5th in the Milwaukee Indy 225 on June 16.

Last race:

Finished 16th in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.



No. 18 Justin Wilson

Age:

34

Country:

England

Racing team:

Dale Coyne Racing

Driver points:

253, 12th place, 169 behind leader

Top finish in 2012:

Won the Firestone 550 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 9.

Last race:

Finished 11th in the Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday.

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