Indianapolis 500 Entry List Taking Shape With The Addition Of Alonso
The 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil is just over one month away and as preparations continue for the great spectacle in motorsport here is what we know so far as to who will be in field for the race.
Two time Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya returns to the Brickyard with his former outfit Team Penske.
Team Penske Chevrolet:
1 Simon Pagenaud – Menards Chevrolet
2 Josef Newgarden – Verizon Chevrolet
3 Helio Castroneves – Hitachi Chevrolet
12 Will Power – Verizon Chevrolet
22 Juan Pablo Montoya – PPG Automotive Refinish Chevrolet
Chip Ganassi Racing return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Honda power and will field their regular four car full time line up.
8 Max Chilton – Gallagher Honda
9 Scott Dixon
10 Tony Kanaan – NTT DATA Honda
83 Charlie Kimball – Tresiba® Honda
Reigning Indianapolis 500 champions Andretti Autosport are running a record number six cars this season with two time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso and his team McLaren joining the set up at the team for the race.
Jack Harvey – Michael Shank Racing
Fernando Alonso McLaren Andretti Autosport Honda
26 Takuma Sato
27 Marco Andretti
28 Ryan Hunter Reay – DHL Honda
98 Alexander Rossi – NAPA Auto Parts Honda
Ed Carpenter Racing will run two cars at the Indianapolis 500 this season
20 Ed Carpenter – Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet
21 JR Hildebrand – Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing will field Oriol Servia alongside Graham Rahal.
15 Graham Rahal – Steak N’Shake Honda
16 Oriol Servia – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda
AJ Foyt Racing Chevrolet will run Zach Veach alongside their regular drivers.
Zach Veach – ABC Supply Co Chevrolet
4 Conor Daly – ABC Supply Co Chevrolet
14 Carlos Munoz – ABC Supply Co Chevrolet
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
5 James Hinchcliffe – Arrow Electronics Honda
7 Mikhail Aleshin – SMP Racing Honda
77 Jay Howard – Team One Cure Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda
Dale Coyne Racing Honda
18 Sebastien Bourdais – Dale Coyne Racing Honda
19 Ed Jones – Dale Coyne Racing Honda
61 Pippa Mann – Dale Coyne Racing Honda
88 Gabby Chaves – Harding Group Chevrolet – Harding Racing