Scott Dixon leads the rate from pole place for Chip Ganassi Racing on the 106th operating of the Indianapolis 500, and the 2008 winner can have a lot of acquainted corporate round him as Ganassi race vehicles may also get started 2nd (Alex Palou), 5th (Marcus Ericsson), Tony Kanaan (6th) and Jimmie Johnson (twelfth).
Within the earlier 105 occasions, simplest 21 instances has the motive force who began first additionally completed first, together with Dixon in 2008, his simplest Indy 500 victory. The ultimate motive force to do it used to be Simon Pagenaud in 2019.
Judging from Friday’s Carb Day consultation, the Ganassi vehicles would be the ones to overcome because it used to be Kanaan’s flip to guide the timing sheets at 227.114 mph. Ericsson and Dixon have been 2nd and fourth fast with the Dale Coyne Racing automobile of two-time winner Takuma Sato splitting them.
Rinus VeeKay, who began 3rd, used to be operating 2nd when he introduced out the primary full-course warning. VeeKay’s Ed Wood worker Racing automobile used to be stunned by means of a gust of wind within the quick chute between Turns 1 and a couple of, were given became round and struck the wall onerous, finishing his day.
Sunday’s climate appears to be a scorching, with a prime of 83 Fahrenheit, and no rain forecast this present day. Wind gusts as much as 17 mph may well be a subject matter on the quick chutes between Turns 1-2 and 3-4.
Methods to watch the 106th Indianapolis 500
- Date: Would possibly 29
- Location: Indianapolis Motor Speedway — Indianapolis, Ind.
- Time: 12 p.m. ET
- TV: NBC
- Circulate: fuboTV (take a look at totally free)