Here we go! It is finally the month of May which means only one thing, the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge is THIS MONTH! For the first time since 2019 fans will be in attendance at the Greatest Spectacle In Racing.

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and government officials in Indiana announced recently that the track will have 135,000 fans in attendance at the race.

President of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway J Douglas Boles has urged fans attending the race to get their COVID-19 vaccine ahead of the race and the Speedway has just come out of a month of being a mass vaccination center.

So what can we expect for the Month of May? Well, for one thing, Bump Day is set to return with over 33 drivers expected to attempt to qualify for the grid of 33 drivers.

What we know:

AJ Foyt Racing

1 JR Hildebrand ABC Supply Chevrolet

4 Dalton Kellett K Line Insulator Chevrolet

11 Charlie Kimball Tresiba Chevrolet

14 Sebastien Bourdais ROKiT Chevrolet

Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet

5 Pato O’Ward Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet

7 Felix Rosenqvist Vuse Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet

86 Juan Pablo Montoya Mission Foods Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet

Andretti Autosport

26 Colton Herta Gainbridge Honda

27 Alexander Rossi NAPA Auto Parts Honda

28 Ryan Hunter Reay DHL Honda

29 James Hinchcliffe Genesys Honda

98 Marco Andretti Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Honda

Carlin

59 Max Chilton Gallagher Chevrolet

Meyer Shank Racing

06 Helio Castroneves AutoNation Sirius XM Honda

60 Jack Harvey AutoNation Sirius XM Honda

Chip Ganassi Racing

8 Marcus Ericsson Huski Chocolate Honda

9 Scott Dixon PNC Bank Honda

10 Alex Palou NTT DATA Honda

48 Tony Kanaan American Legion Bryant Honda

Dale Coyne Racing

18 Ed Jones SealMaster Honda

51 Pietro Fittipaldi Nurtec Honda

52 Cody Ware Nurtec Honda

Team Penske

2 Josef Newgarden Hitachi Chevrolet

3 Scott McLaughlin PPG Chevrolet

12 Will Power Verizon 5G Chevrolet

22  Simon Pagenaud Menards Chevrolet

Paretta Autosport

16 Simona De Silvestro MoneyLion Chevrolet

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing

15 Graham Rahal United Rentals Honda

30 Takuma Sato Panasonic Honda

45 Santino Ferrucci MiJack Honda

Dreyer And Reinbold Racing

24 Sage Karam Chevrolet

Ed Carpenter Racing

20 Ed Carpenter U.S Space Force Chevrolet

21 Rinus Veekay Sonax Chevrolet

47 Conor Daly U.S Air Force Chevrolet

Top Gun Racing

RC Enerson

There is the small matter of this weekend’s Texas Motor Speedway double-header this weekend, the Genesys 300 and the XPEL 375 before we head to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Month of May.

 

 

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