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1 p.m. (ET) Sunday, May 28, 2006

The 90th Indy 500 Starting Grid

Row 1
Pos. 1
Sam Hornish Jr
Sam Hornish Jr
Car # 6
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 228.985/2:37.2155
Pos. 2
Helio Castroneves
Helio Castroneves (W)
Car # 3T
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 228.008/2:37.8893
Pos. 3
Dan Wheldon
Dan Wheldon (W)
Car # 10
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 227.338/2:38.3543
Row 2
Pos. 4
Scott Dixon
Scott Dixon
Car # 9
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 226.921/2:38.6457
Pos. 5
Tony Kanaan
Tony Kanaan
Car # 11
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 226.776/2:38.7471
Pos. 6
Vitor Meira
Vitor Meira
Car # 4T
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 226.156/2:39.1823
Row 3
Pos. 7
Kosuke Matsuura
Kosuke Matsuura
Car # 55
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 225.503/2:39.6431
Pos. 8
Scott Sharp
Scott Sharp
Car # 8
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 225.321/2:39.7720
Pos. 9
Marco Andretti
Marco Andretti (R)
Car # 26
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 224.918/2:40.0586
Row 4
Pos. 10
Danica Patrick
Danica Patrick
Car # 16T
P/H/F
Speed/Time: 224.674/2:40.2319
Pos. 11
Tomas Scheckter
Tomas Scheckter
Car # 2
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 224.659/2:40.2431
Pos. 12
Ed Carpenter
Ed Carpenter
Car # 20
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 224.548/2:40.3224
Row 5
Pos. 13
Michael Andretti
Michael Andretti
Car # 1
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 224.508/2:40.3505
Pos. 14
Buddy Rice
Buddy Rice (W)
Car # 15T
P/H/F
Speed/Time: 224.393/2:40.4326
Pos. 15
Townsend Bell
Townsend Bell (R)
Car # 90
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 224.374/2:40.4466
Row 6
Pos. 16
Bryan Herta
Bryan Herta
Car # 7
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 224.179/2:40.5859
Pos. 17
Dario Franchitti
Dario Franchitti
Car # 27
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 223.345/2:41.1857
Pos. 18
Max Papis
Max Papis
Car # 52
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 222.058/2:42.1198
Row 7
Pos. 19
Eddie Cheever Jr
Eddie Cheever Jr (W)
Car # 51
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 222.028/2:42.1420
Pos. 20
PJ Chesson
PJ Chesson (R)
Car # 91
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 221.576/2:42.4724
Pos. 21
Felipe Giaffone
Felipe Giaffone
Car # 14
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 221.542/2:42.4973
Row 8
Pos. 22
Jeff Bucknum
Jeff Bucknum
Car # 92
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 221.461/2:42.5566
Pos. 23
Larry Foyt
Larry Foyt
Car # 41
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 221.332/2:42.6519
Pos. 24
Jaques Lazier
Jaques Lazier
Car # 21
P/H/F
Speed/Time: 221.151/2:42.7847
Row 9
Pos. 25
Buddy Lazier
Buddy Lazier (W)
Car # 5
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 220.922/2:42.9534
Pos. 26
Jeff Simmons
Jeff Simmons
Car # 17T
P/H/F
Speed/Time: 220.347/2:43.3785
Pos. 27
Al Unser Jr
Al Unser Jr (W)
Car # 31
D/H/F
Speed/Time: 219.388/2:44.0925
Row 10
Pos. 28
Roger Yasukawa
Roger Yasukawa
Car # 12
P/H/F
Speed/Time: 218.793/2:44.5393
Pos. 29
Airton Dare
Airton Dare
Car # 88
P/H/F
Speed/Time: 218.170/2:45.0091
Pos. 30
Stephan Gregoire
Stephan Gregoire
Car # 97
P/H/F
Speed/Time: 217.428/2:45.5723
Row 11
Pos. 31
Arie Luyendyk Jr
Arie Luyendyk Jr (R)
Car # 61
P/H/F
Speed/Time: 216.352/2:46.3952
Pos. 32
PJ Jones
PJ Jones
Car # 98
P/H/F
Speed/Time: 215.816/2:46.8091
Pos. 33
Thiago Medeiros
Thiago Medeiros (R)
Car # 18
P/H/F
Speed/Time: 215.729/2:46.8763

Key: C/E/T: Chassis/Engine/Tire, D: Dallara, P: Panoz, H: Honda, F: Firestone
R: 500 Rookie, W: 500 Winner





ENTRY LIST

[updated May 6th]
Car Driver Hometown Car Name Chassis Entrant Race Strategist
1Michael Andretti Nazareth, Pa. Jim Beam/ Vonage D Andretti Green Racing TBA
2 Tomas Scheckter Cape Town
South Africa
Vision Racing D Vision Racing Tony George
3 Helio Castroneves (W) São Paulo, Brazil Marlboro Team Penske D Marlboro Team Penske Tim Cindric
4Vitor Meira Brasilia, Brazil Panther D Panther Racing John Barnes
5Buddy Lazier (W) Vail, Colo. Dreyer & Reinbold Racing D Dreyer & Reinbold Racing John O’Gara
6 Sam Hornish Jr. Defiance, Ohio Marlboro Team Penske D Marlboro Team PenskeRoger S. Penske
7 Bryan Herta Valencia, Calif. XM Satellite Radio D Andretti Green Racing George Klotz
8Scott Sharp Norwalk, Conn. DelphiDDelphi Fernandez Racing Tom Anderson
John Dick
9 Scott Dixon Auckland, New Zealand Target Chip Ganassi Racing D Target Chip Ganassi Racing Mike Hull
10 Dan Wheldon (W) Emberton, England Target Chip Ganassi Racing DTarget Chip Ganassi Racing Barry Wanser
11 Tony Kanaan Salvador, Bahia, BrazilTeam 7-Eleven DAndretti Green Racing Kim Green
12 Jon Herb (R) Chicago P Playa Del Racing
14 Felipe Giaffone São Paulo, BrazilABC Supply Co. D A.J. Foyt Enterprises A.J. Foyt
15 Buddy Rice (W) Phoenix Rahal Letterman Racing Team Argent P Rahal Letterman Racing Jeff Britton
16 Danica Patrick Roscoe, Ill. Rahal Letterman Racing Team Argent PRahal Letterman Racing Ray Leto
17 Jeff Simmons (R) Hartford, Conn. Rahal Letterman Racing Team Ethanol PRahal Letterman Racing Steve Dickson
18 Thiago Medieros (R) Brazil PDM Racing TBA PDM Racing A.J. Watson
20 Ed Carpenter Indianapolis Vision Racing DVision Racing Larry Curry
21 Jaques Lazier Alta Loma, Calif. VideoPoker.com PPlaya Del Racing TBA
22 TBA TBA Vision Racing D Vision Racing TBA
25 Marty RothToronto Roth Racing D Roth Racing Mark Weida
Jason Lucas
26 Marco Andretti (R) Nazareth, Pa. NYSE Group D Andretti Green Racing Kyle Moyer
27 Dario Franchitti Edinburgh, Scotland Klein Tools/Canadian ClubD Andretti Green Racing John Anderson
31 Al Unser Jr. (W) Albuquerque, N.M. A1 Team USA/Geico DDreyer & Reinbold Racing Robbie Buhl
33 TBA TBA Target Chip Ganassi RacingP Target Chip Ganassi Racing TBA
41 Larry Foyt Houston AJ Foyt Racing P A.J. Foyt Enterprises Bruce Ashmore
48 TBATBA AJ Foyt Racing D A.J. Foyt Enterprises TBA
51Eddie Cheever Jr. (W) Phoenix Cheever Racing D Cheever Racing Iain Watt
52 Max PapisComo Italy Cheever Racing DCheever Racing TBA
55 Kosuke Matsuura Aichi, Japan Panasonic ARTAD Super Aguri Fernandez Racing Chris Finch
Simon Hodgson
61 Arie Luyendyk Jr. (R) Scottsdale, Ariz. Luyendyk Racing P Luyendyk Racing Skip Faul
Tim Wardrop
88 Airton Dare Brazil OCTANE Motors/Sanitec/SSM P Sam Schmidt Motorsports Sam Schmidt
90 Townsend Bell (R)Calif.Rock & Republic D Vision Racing TBA
91 P.J. Chesson (R) Far Hills, NJ Carmelo Hemelgarn Racing D Hemelgarn Racing Lee Kunzman
92 Jeff Bucknum Glendale, Calif. Investment Properties of America D Hemelgarn Racing TBA
93 TBA TBA Hemelgarn RacingDHemelgarn Racing TBA
97 Stephan Gregoire Neufchateau France Effen Vodka P Team Leader Kent Baker
98 PJ Jones Torrance CA Curb Records P Team Leader Motorsports
Agajanian-Beck
Greg Beck
TBA TBA TBA Panther D Panther Racing TBA
TBA TBA TBA Marlboro Team Penske TBA Marlboro Team Penske TBA

Legend: Chassis: D=Dallara, P=Panoz.
(R)=Indianapolis 500 Rookie. (W)=Past Indianapolis 500 Winner.

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