Tony Kanaan



Biography


Reigning Indianapolis 500 Winner, 2004 IndyCar Series Champion and 16-time IndyCar Series race winner Tony Kanaan will join Target Chip Ganassi Racing (TCGR) for his first season in 2014 in the No. 10 Target Chevrolet alongside three-time and reigning Series Champion and Indianapolis 500 Winner Scott Dixon.

2014 will mark Kanaan’s 17th Indy car racing season. He is the active leader in consecutive starts with 215 consecutive Indy car starts dating back to the Portland race in 2001. Kanaan has 111 top-five finishes, tying him for ninth on the all-time list with Rick Mears and Helio Castroneves. In 2004, he became the first driver to complete every possible lap in a season in route to winning the championship.

The Brazilian has 276 Indy car starts, producing 16 wins, 14 poles, 111 top-five and 175 top-10 finishes (1998-Present).

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About Tony Kanaan


Team: Target Chip Ganassi Racing
Birthday: December 31, 1974
Birthplace: Salvador, Brazil
Residence: Miami, Florida
Height: 5'5"
Weight: 170 lbs.
Primary Sponsor: Target
Car: No. 10 Target Chevrolet
Crew Chief: Kevin O'Donnell
Website: www.tonykanaan.com

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Previous Results


Date Race Driver Start Finish Standing
Aug 30 2014 MAVTV 500
Aug 24 2014 GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma Dixon
Kanaan
Briscoe
Kimball
3
8
5
11
1
13
17
21
5
7
11
14
Aug 17 2014 ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 Kanaan
Dixon
Briscoe
Kimball
2
11
4
6
3
4
6
16
7
6
11
13
Aug 03 2014 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Dixon
Kimball
Briscoe
Kanaan
22
20
19
3
1
7
8
21
6
13
11
9
Jul 20 2014 Honda Indy Toronto Race 2 Kanaan
Kimball
Dixon
Briscoe
9
16
7
12
2
4
7
11
8
13
6
11
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Career Highlights


2013 Indianapolis 500 winner

2011 Finished 5th in the IndyCar Series Driver Championship with one pole

2010 Finished 6th in the IndyCar Series Driver Championship with one win

2009 Finished 6th in the IndyCar Series Driver Championship with five top-five and 10 top-ten finishes

2008 Finished 3rd in the IndyCar Series Driver Championship with one win and two poles 

2007 12 Hours of Sebring LMP2 Class Winner 

2006 Finished sixth in the IndyCar Series driver championship standings with one win and seven top-five finsihes 

2005 IndyCar Series Driver Championship Runnerup with two wins and qualifying for the pole position at the 89th running of the Indianapolis 500

2004 IndyCar Series Driver Champion with three wins and one pole 

2003 Finished 4th in the IndyCar Series driver championship standings, claiming his first IZOD IndyCar Series victory (Phoenix) and won three poles

2002 Finished 12th in the CART Series driver championship standings with two poles. He also made his first IndyCar Series start at the Indianapolis 500 where he qualified 5th, finished 28th, and led 23 laps 

2001 Finished 9th in the CART Series driver championship standings with one pole and 11 top-ten finishes

2000 Finished 19th in the CART Series driver championship standings earning six top-ten finishes 

1999 Finished 11th in the CART Series driver championship standings earning his first career victory (Michigan Speedway) and first career pole (Long Beach)

1998 Finished 9th in the CART Series driver championship standings in his rookie season and captured the Jim Trueman Rookie of the Year award