The 105th working of the Indianapolis 500 is place for Sunday with the inexperienced flag scheduled to coast at 12: 45 p.m. ET. Nonetheless NBC’s race broadcast begins at 11 a.m. ET.
For one of the precious ideally suited motor sports races in the arena, the 33-car field was place last weekend with a two-day qualifying session that ended with six-time IndyCar Series reigning champion Scott Dixon starting first on the pole. And after sturdy qualifying performances, he and his Chip Ganassi Racing teammates are among the favorites to pick out this year’s Indy 500.
With about 48 hours until the race formally begins, here’s a explore at the drivers (and their stats) with the head-10 odds to pick out Sunday’s Indy 500, per BetMGM as of Friday morning.
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QUALIFYING 4-LAP AVERAGE: 231.511 mph
2020 INDY 500 FINISH: 20th
QUALIFYING 4-LAP AVERAGE: 230.521 mph
2020 INDY 500 FINISH: Third
QUALIFYING 4-LAP AVERAGE: 230.708 mph
2020 INDY 500 FINISH: 1ST
INDY 500 WINNER: 2017, 2020
QUALIFYING 4-LAP AVERAGE: 231.032 mph
2020 INDY 500 FINISH: 19th
INDY 500 WINNER: 2013
QUALIFYING 4-LAP AVERAGE: 230.616 mph
2020 INDY 500 FINISH: 28th
QUALIFYING 4-LAP AVERAGE: 231.046 mph
2020 INDY 500 FINISH: 27th
INDY 500 WINNER: 2016
QUALIFYING 4-LAP AVERAGE: 230.071 mph
2020 INDY 500 FINISH: fifth
QUALIFYING 4-LAP AVERAGE: 230.864 mph
2020 INDY 500 FINISH: sixth
QUALIFYING 4-LAP AVERAGE: 231.655 mph
2020 INDY 500 FINISH: eighth
QUALIFYING 4-LAP AVERAGE: 231.685 mph
2020 INDY 500 FINISH: 2nd
INDY 500 WINNER: 2008
- Associated: IndyCar champ Scott Dixon on successful Indy 500 pole, riding at 240 mph and his celebratory milk different
Other drivers to consider…
Even supposing the Team Penske community didn’t beget the finest qualifying weekend, it’s hard to absolutely rule these drivers out for the Indy 500. 2019 Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud, starting 26th, would possibly furthermore very effectively be a real outside wager, even though it’s now now not in actuality that a lot of a protracted shot. Identical goes for 2014 Indy 500 winner and Andretti Autosport driver Ryan Hunter-Reay, who’s starting seventh.
Per BetMGM, Pagenaud’s and Hunter-Reay’s odds to pick out Sunday are +2000.
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