The 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil takes place in just over three weeks time. The most famous spectacle in motor racing will feature a grid of 33 drivers.

For the first time since 2011, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will feature a qualifying bump day.

There are a total of 35 drivers vying for the 33 places on the grid for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil with six previous winners, Takuma Sato (2017), Alexander Rossi (2016), Ryan Hunter Reay (2014), Tony Kanaan (2013), Scott Dixon (2008) and Helio Castroneves (2001, 2002 and 2009).

Four Verizon IndyCar Series rookies will attempt to qualify for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500, they are:

  1. Robert Wickens – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
  2. Matheus Leist – AJ Foyt Racing
  3. Pietro Fittipaldi – Dale Coyne Racing
  4. Kyle Kaiser – Juncos Racing

The full entry list of 35 drivers and teams for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil is as follows:

  1. 1 Josef Newgarden – Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet
  2. 3 Helio Castroneves – Pennzoil Team Penske Chevrolet
  3. 4 Matheus ‘Matt’ Leist – ABC Supply AJ Foyt Racing Chevrolet
  4. 5 James Hinchcliffe – Arrow Electronics Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda
  5. 6 Robert Wickens – Lucas Oil Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda
  6. 7 Jay Howard – One Cure Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda
  7. 9 Scott Dixon – PNC Bank Chip Ganassi Racing Honda
  8. 10 Ed Jones – NTT DATA Chip Ganassi Racing Honda
  9. 12 Will Power – Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet
  10. 13 Danica Patrick – GoDaddy.com Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet
  11. 14 Tony Kanaan – ABC Supply AJ Foyt Racing Chevrolet
  12. 15 Graham Rahal – United Rentals Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda
  13. 17 Conor Daly – United States Air Force Dale Coyne Racing Honda
  14. 18 Sebastien Bourdais – SealMaster Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser Sullivan Honda
  15. 19 Pietro Fittipaldi – PaySafe Dale Coyne Racing Honda
  16. 20 Ed Carpenter – Fuzzy’s Vodka Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet
  17. 21 Spencer Pigot – Preferred Freezer Services Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet
  18. 22 Simon Pagenaud – Menards Team Penske Chevrolet
  19. 23 Charlie Kimball – FIASP Carlin Racing Chevrolet
  20. 24 Sage Karam – Wix Filters Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevrolet
  21. 25 Stefan Wilson – Driven2SaveLives Andretti Autosport Honda
  22. 26 Zach Veach – Group One Thousand One Andretti Autosport Honda
  23. 27 Alexander Rossi – NAPA Auto Parts Andretti Autosport Honda
  24. 28 Ryan Hunter Reay – DHL Andretti Autosport Honda
  25. 29 Carlos Munoz – Ruoff Home Mortgages Andretti Autosport Honda
  26. 30 Takuma Sato – MiJack/Panasonic Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda
  27. 32 Kyle Kaiser – NFP Juncos Racing Chevrolet
  28. 33 James Davison – AJ Foyt Racing with Bryd, Hollinger, Belardi Chevrolet
  29. 59 Max Chilton – Gallagher Carlin Racing Chevrolet
  30. 60 Jack Harvey – AutoNation Sirius XM Meyer/Shank Racing with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda
  31. 63 Pippa Mann – Dale Coyne Racing Honda
  32. 64 Oriol Servia – Scuderia Corsa with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda
  33. 66 JR Hildebrand – SalesForce Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevrolet
  34. 88 Gabby Chaves – Harding Racing Chevrolet
  35. 98 Marco Andretti – US Concrete with Curb Bryan Herta Autosport Honda

The opening practice session for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil takes place on Tuesday May 15 for more details visit – https://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/

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