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Tony Kanaan
Tony  Kanaan
A.J. Foyt Enterprises
14 Chevrolet Brazil Road To Indy Graduate
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Tony Kanaan
rank
15
Career stats
Indy Car History
Championships: 1
Astor Cup Trophy
Indy 500 Wins: 1
Borg Warner Trophy
Total Poles
15
Race Wins
17
Birthday
Dec 31, 1974
Hometown
Salvador de Bahia, Brazil
Residence
Miami, FL

ON TRACK

  • Ironman of Indy car racing with record 300 consecutive starts heading into 2019 - his second season driving for racing legend A.J. Foyt. Kanaan’s streak began in June 2001 at Portland.
  • 2013 Indianapolis 500 winner
  • 2004 NTT IndyCar Series champion
  • First Indy car driver to complete every lap of every race during a season (2004).
  • Perennial fan favorite – voted Most Popular Driver in 2013.

OFF TRACK

  • Dedicated runner and cyclist who has competed in numerous triathlon and Ironman competitions, including the Ironman World Championship in 2011.
  • Counts late Formula One great Ayrton Senna as a mentor and friend. As a young go-kart racer, Kanaan beat Senna in an impromptu race at Senna’s family farm in Brazil.
  • Charitable work benefits underprivileged children in Brazil.
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and English.
  • Had a tattoo, created late in 2015 by world-class Swedish tattoo artist Niki Norberg, that depicts his greatest life achievements. Included in the design are the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s yard of bricks, the Borg-Warner Trophy – a symbol of his 2013 Indianapolis 500 win – handprints and footprints of his two oldest sons, their birthdays, the date he wed his wife, Lauren, and the top of the Rolex he won at the 2015 Rolex 24 At Daytona.
  • Competed on 2016 season episodes of prime-time game shows “Celebrity Family Feud” and “American Ninja Warrior.”
  • Given name is Antoine Rizkallah Kanaan Filho.

CAREER STATS

YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
2019 NTT IndyCar Series 16 0 0 1 4 0 15
2018 NTT IndyCar Series 17 0 0 0 4 20 14
2017 NTT IndyCar Series 17 0 0 3 7 55 14
2016 NTT IndyCar Series 16 0 0 5 12 37 15
2015 NTT IndyCar Series 16 0 0 6 10 213 13
2014 NTT IndyCar Series 18 1 0 6 12 407 16
2013 NTT IndyCar Series 19 1 0 6 7 79 14
2012 NTT IndyCar Series 15 0 0 5 8 54 12
2011 NTT IndyCar Series 17 0 1 7 9 97 13
2010 NTT IndyCar Series 17 1 0 7 13 68 17
2009 NTT IndyCar Series 17 0 0 5 10 88 12
2008 NTT IndyCar Series 17 1 2 11 15 415 15
2007 NTT IndyCar Series 17 5 2 12 13 348 15
2006 NTT IndyCar Series 14 1 0 7 9 148 11
2005 NTT IndyCar Series 17 2 1 12 14 375 14
2004 NTT IndyCar Series 16 3 2 15 16 889 16
2003 NTT IndyCar Series 16 1 3 9 12 337 13
2002 NTT IndyCar Series 1 0 0 0 0 23 0
2002 CART 19 0 2 5 11 145 11
2001 CART 19 0 1 4 12 179 16
2000 CART 16 0 0 0 6 43 9
1999 CART 20 1 1 2 10 51 13
1998 CART 19 0 0 5 10 0 13
Total 376 17 15 133 224 4071 301

RAF = Running at Finish

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