Friday, March 1, 2013

Applying 2013 Scoring Rules to 2012

So I got curious. There are new scoring rules implemented in Indycar for the 2013 season. Naturally being a huge loser, I asked the question, how would the points standings looked in 2012 if the 2013 points system was used?

For those who don't know the new Indycar scoring rules, here is a quick summary: First place through   eighteenth is still the same as far as points allocating, but starting at nineteenth place, the points keep descending by one till we get to twenty-fifth place where 25-33 get five points for finishing. The same rules of getting pole earns you a bonus point, and leading the most laps gets you two bonus points. The major rule change for 2013 is you will receive one point for leading any number of laps at any point in the race, which the number of bonus points received for leading is indicated in the "LAPS" category.

I am not trying to take away anything from Ryan Hunter-Reay or any other drivers who might have lost positions, as Ryan had a great season. This is merly just applying a new model to an old season. After reviewing the date, the new format for giving out points at Iowa for the heat races is ultimately what would have pushed Will Power over Ryan Hunter-Reay (heat races listed under QL2). Again, this is just an experiement, not taking anything away from anyone.

*Due to formatting issues, please scroll down to see the table in full. I have no idea why Excel decided to go all Marty Roth on me, as the first row doesn't align with the numbers below it. Apologies*



Why do they call it a Honey Badger.....?

So hope you guys are having a great day.

I wish it was racing season.

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Driver   STP ALA LBH SAO QL INDY DET TEX MIL QL2 IOW TOR EDM MDO SNM BAL FON LAPS Total Change
Will Power 27 50 50 53 10 5 32 24 18 4 7 15 35 43 43 31 6 10 463 1
Ryan Hunter Reay 35 18 28 40 12 5 26 9 52 3 50 52 26 6 12 50 32 6 462 -1
Helio Castroneves 50 36 17 32 9 20 13 26 28 8 30 28 50 14 28 20 30 7 446 1
Scott Dixon 42 42 7 13 4 40 53 14 19 2 32 5 20 50 17 32 35 9 436 -1
Simon Pagenaud 28 30 42 18 4 14 35 28 17 30 18 10 35 26 35 15 3 388 0
Ryan Briscoe 30 16 27 5 15 30 14 35 16 5 12 11 24 26 50 40 13 9 378 0
Dario Franchitti 17 20 15 30 4 50 40 16 12 9 6 14 28 13 35 17 40 7 373 0
James Hinchcliffe 32 28 35 28 13 28 9 32 35 6 13 8 18 30 5 15 17 8 360 0
Tony Kanaan 5 9 32 17 7 35 28 19 40 35 32 12 28 20 10 12 2 343 0
Graham Rahal 18 32 6 16 4 17 11 40 22 22 7 32 19 30 19 28 2 325 0
JR Hildebrand 11 15 30 26 4 16 16 30 8 1 8 26 9 22 24 18 19 3 286 0
Rubens Barrichello 13 24 22 20 4 19 5 20 1 26 19 17 15 32 30 8 2 277 0
Marco Andretti 16 19 5 16 11 8 19 13 15 7 40 14 16 24 5 16 24 3 271 3
Oriol Servia 14 17 14 19 2 32 30 10 32 9 30 6 5 11 26 11 268 -1
Alex Tagliani 15 5 9 4 18 20 23 26 1 14 20 32 20 22 24 10 5 268 2
Takuma Sato 8 6 24 35 4 13 10 8 10 18 22 40 17 5 9 26 5 260 -2
Justin Wilson 20 11 20 8 4 26 8 50 7 20 9 22 12 19 13 7 2 258 -2
Charlie Kimball 22 5 12 24 4 24 24 7 13 19 40 11 9 12 20 1 247 1
Ed Carpenter 12 8 16 9 3 9 18 18 24 24 12 8 8 10 5 52 1 237 -1
EJ Viso 24 12 18 22 6 12 12 11 30 6 10 14 10 14 22 5 1 229 0
Mike Conway 10 26 8 11 3 5 22 14 14 10 35 19 9 16 14 216 0
James Jakes 5 14 19 15 4 15 7 20 9 17 24 5 11 18 6 18 2 209 0
Josef Newgarden 19 13 5 7 8 5 15 17 5 1 11 17 13 18 7 14 1 176 0
Sebastien Bourdais 9 22 13 12 3 10 6 16 15 32 8 7 1 154 1
Simona de Silvestro 6 10 10 6 3 5 17 6 16 6 7 7 13 8 5 125 -1
Katherine Legge 18 7 11 5 3 8 15 12 15 6 22 122 0
Sebastian Saavedra 4 5 15 9 33 0
Townsend Bell 4 22 26 2
Wade Cunningham 3 5 16 24 -1
Ana Beatriz 10 4 7 21 -1
Giorgio Pantano 16 16 0
Michel Jourdain Jr 4 11 15 0
Bruno Junqueira 11 11 2
Bryan Clauson 3 5 8 -1
Jean Alesi 3 5
8 -1

1 comment:

  1. It just shows how competitive the fight was. Hope this year is as good.

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