Takuma Sato is the first Japanese driver to lead the IZOD IndyCar Series Championship standings

Current championship standings of the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series Championship season following the completion of the Itaipava Sao Paulo 300 (Round 4):


  Driver   Entry / Team Points
1. Takuma Sato AJ Foyt Enterprises – Honda 136
2. Marco Andretti USA Andretti Autosport – Chevrolet 123
3. Hélio Castroneves BRA Team Penske – Chevrolet 116
4. James Hinchcliffe CAN Andretti Autosport – Chevrolet 112
5. Scott Dixon NZL Chip Ganassi Racing – Honda 101
6. Ryan Hunter-Reay USA Andretti Autosport – Chevrolet 94
7. Justin Wilson Dale Coyne Racing – Honda 91
8. Oriol Servià Panther / D&R – Chevrolet 89
9. Simona de Silvestro KV Racing Technology – Chevrolet 86
10. Charlie Kimball USA Chip Ganassi Racing – Honda 80
=. E.J. Viso Team Venzuela – Chevrolet 80
=. Simon Pagenaud SPH – Honda 80
13. Josef Newgarden USA Sarah Fisher Hartman – Honda 76
14. Graham Rahal USA Rahal Letterman Lanigan – Honda 74
15. Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing – Honda 70
=. JR Hildebrand USA Panther Racing – Chevrolet 70
17. Tony Kanaan BRA KV Racing Technology – Chevrolet 69
18. Will Power AUS Team Penske – Chevrolet 68
=. Alex Tagliani CAN Barracuda Racing – Honda 68
20. Sébastien Bourdais Dragon Racing – Chevrolet 65
21. Tristan Vautier SPH – Honda 56
22. James Jakes Rahal Letterman Lanigan – Honda 53
23. Ed Carpenter USA Ed Carpenter Racing – Chevrolet 43
24. Sebastián Saavedra Dragon Racing – Chevrolet 36
25. Ana Beatriz BRA Dale Coyne Racing – Honda 35
26. AJ Allmendinger USA Team Penske – Chevrolet 18
27. Mike Conway Rahal Letterman Lanigan – Honda 5

Championship points are awarded on the following basis:

Finishing Pos. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19-
All Races 50 40 35 32 30 28 26 24 22 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 etc.
Pole Position 1
Led a Lap 1
Indy 500 Quali 15 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 etc.
Iowa Quali 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 1 1 1              
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