NTT IndyCar Championship for Alex Palou: You Want Stats? We Got Stats!

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You Want IndyCar Championship Stats? We Got Stats!Penske Entertainment/James Black

You want more stats? We've got them for you: Alex Palou's championship wasn't the only highlight of Sunday's NTT IndyCar Series race at Portland.

Here are some of the other achievements earned by either Palou or team owner Chip Ganassi:

  • Chip Ganassi Racing clinches their 15th IndyCar title (and 22nd all-time as organization)

  • Chip Ganassi Racing has won three of the past four IndyCar championships.

  • Chip Ganassi Racing has won 10 championships since series reunification in 2008 (10 of 16 seasons).

  • First championship Chip Ganassi Racing has achieved with The American Legion and Parkland Corporation.

  • Alex Palou is the 1st driver to clinch the championship before the season finale since Sebastien Bourdais in 2007.

  • Alex Palou is the fifth driver in IndyCar history to win multiple championships at age 26-or-younger (Sebastien Bourdais; A.J. Foyt; Sam Hornish Jr.; Louis Meyer) (Won title in first season with CGR in 2021).

  • Alex Palou is the fourth driver to win multiple championships with Chip Ganassi Racing (Scott Dixon; Dario Franchitti; Alex Zanardi).

  • This is Ricky Davis' fifth season as crew chief on championship-winning car.