It’s The Month Of May!

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The wait is over! May is finally here, and that can mean only one thing. The 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil is just 27 days away.

The IndyCar Grand Prix of Indianapolis is just 12 days away and before the teams and drivers head to Indianapolis they are in Gateway Motorsports Park to test on Tuesday in preparation for the race there on August 26.

On Wednesday, Formula One driver Fernando Alonso will head to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to get acquainted with a Verizon IndyCar chassis. The test takes place from 9AM-5PM ET and will be open to the public.

Team Penske’s preparation for the Indianapolis 500 and the month of May got off to a great start over the weekend with reigning series champion Simon Pagenaud taking his first win of the season. So with just 27 days to go until the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil, here is what the entry list looks like.

Team Penske 

1 Simon Pagenaud

2 Josef Newgarden

3 Helio Castroneves

12 Will Power

22 Juan Pablo Montoya

Chip Ganassi Racing

8 Max Chilton

9 Scott Dixon

10 Tony Kanaan

83 Charlie Kimball

Andretti Autosport

26 Takuma Sato

27 Marco Andretti

28 Ryan Hunter Reay

98 Alexander Rossi

Jack Harvey

Fernando Alonso

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports

5 James Hinchcliffe

7 Mikhail Aleshin

77 Jay Howard

Dale Coyne Racing

18 Sebastien Bourdais

19 Ed Jones

63 Pippa Mann

Ed Carpenter Racing

20 Ed Carpenter

21 JR Hildebrand

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing

15 Graham Rahal

16 Oriol Servia

Juncos Racing

TBC

Lazier Racing Partners

Buddy Lazier

AJ Foyt Racing 

4 Conor Daly

14 Carlos Munoz

Zach Veach

Harding Racing

88 Gabby Chaves

Dreyer and Reinbold Racing

Sage Karam

There is only one spot left on the grid for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil and it will be interesting to see who gets it. It will also b interesting to see who takes the seat at Juncos Racing for the first Indianapolis 500 event.

Practice for the Indianapolis 500 officially gets underway on May 15 two day after the IndyCar Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

 

 

 

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