Here’s updated standings after Indy 500 qualifying points earned

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Here’s the starting lineup for next Sunday’s historic 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, as well as the qualifying points each driver earned.

We’ll add that total to their numbers for the season and list the points as they run, now, heading into next Sunday’s race.

Juan Pablo Montoya getting an extra run helped save him 15 points, earning 17 for the day for starting 17th instead of 2 for starting 32nd.

Meanwhile Graham Rahal had a tough one from a qualifying standpoint. Starting 26th means he’ll only earn 8 points.

Provided the grid doesn’t change (the last row changed entirely last year), here’s how the points will shake out:

Unofficial starting grid:

Pos Car # Engine Driver Avg S Qualifying pts (New points total)
1 5-James Hinchcliffe 230.760 — 42 (152)
2 21-Josef Newgarden 230.700 — 40 (140)
3 28-Ryan Hunter-Reay 230.648 — 38 (147)
4 29-Townsend Bell 230.481 — 36 (36)
5 26-Carlos Munoz 230.287 — 34 (118)
6 12-Will Power 229.669 — 32 (137)
7 7-Mikhail Aleshin 229.562 — 30 (117)
8 22-Simon Pagenaud 229.139 — 28 (270)
9 3-Helio Castroneves 229.115 — 26 (185)
10 77-Oriol Servia 229.060 — 24 (36)
11 98-Alexander Rossi 228.473 — 23 (102)
12 14-Takuma Sato 228.029 — 22 (124)
13 9-Scott Dixon 227.991 — 21 (187)
14 27-Marco Andretti 227.969 — 20 (96)
15 6-JR Hildebrand 227.876 — 19 (27)
16 42-Charlie Kimball 227.822 — 18 (129)
17 2-Juan Pablo Montoya 227.684 — 17 (177)
18 10-Tony Kanaan 227.430 — 16 (127)
19 11-Sebastien Bourdais 227.428 — 15 (90)
20 20-Ed Carpenter 227.226 — 14 (23)
21 19-Gabby Chaves 227.192 — 13 (26)
22 8T-Max Chilton 226.686 — 12 (92)
23 24-Sage Karam 226.436 — 11 (11)
24 18-Conor Daly 226.312 — 10 (98)
25 63-Pippa Mann 226.006 — 9 (9)
26 15-Graham Rahal 225.847 — 8 (141)
27 61-Matt Brabham 225.727 — 7 (21)
28 88-Bryan Clauson 225.266 — 6 (6)
29 16-Spencer Pigot 224.847 — 5 (40)
30 25-Stefan Wilson 224.602 — 4 (4)
31 41-Jack Hawksworth 224.596 — 3 (63)
32 4-Buddy Lazier 222.154 — 2 (2)
33 35-Alex Tagliani Att — 1 (8)

Unofficial Points heading into Indy 500:

1 22-Simon Pagenaud, 270
2 9-Scott Dixon, 187
3 3-Helio Castroneves, 185
4 2-Juan Pablo Montoya, 177
5 5-James Hinchcliffe, 152
6 28-Ryan Hunter-Reay, 147
7 15-Graham Rahal, 141
8 21-Josef Newgarden, 140
9 12-Will Power, 137
10 42-Charlie Kimball, 129
11 10-Tony Kanaan, 127
12 14-Takuma Sato, 124
13 26-Carlos Munoz, 118
14 7-Mikhail Aleshin, 117
15 98-Alexander Rossi, 102
16 18-Conor Daly, 98
17 27-Marco Andretti, 96
18 8-Max Chilton, 92
19 11-Sebastien Bourdais, 90
20 41-Jack Hawksworth, 63
21 19-Luca Filippi, 45
22 16-Spencer Pigot, 40
23 29-Townsend Bell, 36
24 77-Oriol Servia, 36
25 6-JR Hildebrand, 27
26 19-Gabby Chaves, 26
27 20-Ed Carpenter, 23
28 61-Matthew Brabham, 21
29 24-Sage Karam, 11
30 63-Pippa Mann, 9
31 35-Alex Tagliani, 8
32 88-Bryan Clauson, 6
33 25-Stefan Wilson, 4
34 4-Buddy Lazier, 2

Final 2023 Rolex 24 at Daytona results, stats

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The 2023 Rolex 24 at Daytona overall results were all streaks: two consecutive victories in the endurance classic for Meyer Shank Racing and three in a row for Acura.

And Helio Castroneves became the second driver to win three consecutive Rolex 24s and the first to win in three straight years (Peter Gregg won in 1973, ’75 and ’76; the race wasn’t held in ’74 because of a global oil crisis).

Starting from the pole position, Tom Blomqvist took the checkered flag in the No. 60 ARX-06 that led a race-high 365 of 783 laps with co-drivers Castroneves, Simon Pagenaud and Colin Braun.

RESULTS: Click here for the finishing order in the 61st Rolex 24 at Daytona l By class

Meyer Shank Racing now has two Rolex 24 victories and the 2022 championship since entering the premier prototype category of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2021.

“I think what’s so special about this team is we are a small team compared to some of our opponents, but the atmosphere, the way we work, enables people to get the best out of themselves, and I think that’s why we’re such high achievers,” Blomqvist said. “I think there’s no egos. It’s a very open book, and that just enables each and every one of us to reach our potential. I think that’s why we’ve achieved so much success in really a short time at this level of competition.”

It’s the 16th IMSA victory for MSR.

The 61st running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona marked the debut of the Grand Touring Prototype category that brought hybrid engine technology to IMSA’s top level.

In other categories:

LMP2: James Allen passed Ben Hanley on the final lap and delivered a victory in the No. 55 ORECA by 0.016 seconds. It’s the second IMSA victory for Proton Competition, which last won at Sebring in 2012. It was the first Rolex 24 victory for Allen and co-drivers Gianmaria Bruni, Fred Poordad and Francesco Pizzi.

GTD Pro: Cooper MacNeil won in the last start of his IMSA career as the No. 79 Mercedes-AMG GT3 scored the first Rolex 24 at Daytona for WeatherTech Racing and the team’s fourth career victory.

MacNeil, who co-drove with Maro Engel, Jules Gounon and Daniel Juncadella, earned his 12th career victory and first at the Rolex 24.

“Winning by last IMSA race is tremendous,” MacNeil said.

GTD: The No. 27 Heart of Racing Team delivered the first Rolex 24 at Daytona for Aston Martin, which has been competing in endurance races at Daytona International Speedway since 1964. Drivers Marco Sorensen, Roman De Angelis, Darren Turner and Ian James (also the team principal) earned the victory in the English brand’s 13th attempt.

It’s also the first Rolex 24 at Daytona win for Heart of Racing, which has seven IMSA wins.

LMP3: Anthony Mantella, Wayne Boyd, Nico Varrone and Thomas Merrill drove the No. 17 AWA Duqueine D08 to victory by 12 laps for the team’s first class win in IMSA.


STATS PACKAGE FOR ROLEX 24 HOURS OF DAYTONA:

Fastest laps by driver

Fastest laps by driver after race (over the weekend)

Fastest laps by driver and class after race

Fastest lap sequence

Lap chart

Leader sequence

Race analysis by lap

Stint analysis

Time cards

Pit stop time cards

Best sector times

Race distance and speed average

Flag analysis

Weather report

NEXT: The 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season will resume with the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring March 18 with coverage across NBC, USA and Peacock.