104th Running of Indy Car, Indy 500 List of Participating Drivers

104th Running of Indy Car, Indy 500 List of Participating Drivers: Alonso Gets Another Shot At The Triple Crown of Motorsport.

One of the most important Motorsport events is about to get underway this Wednesday, 12th August. The main race will take place on Sunday, 23rd August 2020. The event was originally scheduled for May 24th, 2020. However, Covid 19 pandemic forced a postponement and now the event will take place on 23rd of August. It will take place at iconic Indiana Motor Speedway. Indiana Motor Speedway released the names of participating drivers. F1 champion Fernando Alonso will get to take a shot at Triple crown of Motorsport. Triple Crown of Motorsport requires a driver to win Monaco GP, 24 Hours of LeMans and Indy 500. Alonso has already secure win at Monaco GP & LeMans a win at Indy 500 will put him in the coveted list of Triple Crown of Motorsport winner.

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Car No. Driver Entry name Team Engine
1 Josef Newgarden Shell V-Power Nitro Team Penske Team Penske Chevrolet
3 Helio Castroneves Pennzoil Team Penske Team Penske Chevrolet
4 Charlie Kimball Tresiba/A.J. Foyt Racing A.J. Foyt Enterprises Chevrolet
5 Pato O’Ward Arrow McLaren SP Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet
7 Oliver Askew Arrow McLaren SP Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet
8 Marcus Ericsson Huski Chocolate Chip Ganassi Racing Chip Ganassi Racing Honda
9 Scott Dixon PNC Bank Chip Ganassi Racing Chip Ganassi Racing Honda
10 Felix Rosenqvist NTT DATA Chip Ganassi Racing Chip Ganassi Racing Honda
12 Will Power Verizon 5G Edge Team Penske Team Penske Chevrolet
14 Tony Kanaan ABC Supply A.J. Foyt Racing A.J. Foyt Enterprises Chevrolet
15 Graham Rahal United Rentals Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda
18 Santino Ferrucci SealMaster Dale Coyne Racing w/ Vasser Sullivan Honda
20 Ed Carpenter United States Space Force Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet
21 Rinus VeeKay SONAX Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet
22 Simon Pagenaud Menards Team Penske Team Penske Chevrolet
24 Sage Karam DRR WIX Filters Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevrolet
26 Zach Veach Gainbridge Andretti Autosport Honda
27 Alexander Rossi NAPA Auto Parts/AutoNation Andretti Autosport Honda
28 Ryan Hunter-Reay DHL Andretti Autosport Honda
29 James Hinchcliffe Genesys Andretti Autosport Honda
30 Takuma Sato Panasonic/PeopleReady Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda
41 Dalton Kellett K-Line USA/A.J. Foyt Racing A.J. Foyt Enterprises Chevrolet
45 Spencer Pigot RLL w/ Citrone/Buhl Autosport Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda
47 Conor Daly United States Air Force Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet
51 James Davison Jacob Construction/Tilson HR Dale Coyne Racing w/ Rick Ware Racing, Byrd & Belardi Honda
55 Alex Palou Dale Coyne Racing w/ Team Goh Dale Coyne Racing w/ Team Goh Honda
59 Max Chilton Gallagher Carlin Carlin Chevrolet
60 Jack Harvey AutoNation/SiriusXM Meyer Shank Racing Honda
66 Fernando Alonso Ruoff Arrow McLaren SP Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet
67 J.R. Hildebrand DRR Salesforce Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevrolet
81 Ben Hanley DragonSpeed USA DragonSpeed USA Chevrolet
88 Colton Herta Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Andretti Harding Steinbrenner Autosport Honda
98 Marco Andretti U.S. Concrete / Curb Andretti Herta Autosport w/ Marco & Curb-Agajanian Honda

Indy 500 Fact Check

  • It is a 500-mile race
  • Indiana Motor Speedway is the official venue for the mega event
  • IMS is also known as The Brickyard due to the use of brick and asphalt
  • The length of the circuit is 2.5 mile
  • Drivers will complete 200 laps
  • In this unique race, drivers will have to go through 200 round of the circuit counterclockwise
  • Indy 500 is a part of Triple Crown of Motorsports
  • Indy 500 is traditionally scheduled around Memorial day week
  • A total number 33 will take part in the mega event
  • 33 drives will be in 11 rows with 3 cars in each row
  • The first Indy 500 was won by Ray Harroun
  • Team Penske is the most successful team with 18 wins
  • A.J. Foyt, Al Unser Sr and Rick Mears have won this race 4 times
  • Last year winner Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske
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