The 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 takes place Sunday afternoon, and pole-winner Ed Carpenter leads the other 32 drivers vying for a place in history.
Joining Carpenter in Row 1 are Carlos Munoz in second and Marco Andretti in third. Carpenter is the first American to claim the pole position since 2006. Row 2 consists of EJ Viso in fourth, AJ Allmendinger in fifth and Will Power in sixth.
Dario Franchitti, last year's winner and three-time Indy 500 champion, starts in Row 6 in 17th place with Scott Dixon, a former Indy 500 winner himself, in 16th and Takuma Sato in 18th.
Helio Castroneves, also a three-time champion of the Indy 500, begins this year in eighth, sandwiched by Ryan Hunter-Reay in seventh and James Hinchcliffe in ninth.
Here's a complete look at the starting grid for Sunday's race (courtesy Wikipedia):
|1||20||Ed Carpenter||26||Carlos Muñoz (R)||25||Marco Andretti|
|2||5||EJ Viso||2||A. J. Allmendinger (R)||12||Will Power|
|3||1||Ryan Hunter-Reay||3||Hélio Castroneves (W)||27||James Hinchcliffe|
|4||4||JR Hildebrand||98||Alex Tagliani||11||Tony Kanaan|
|5||22||Oriol Servià||19||Justin Wilson||7||Sebastien Bourdais|
|6||9||Scott Dixon (W)||10||Dario Franchitti (W)||14||Takuma Sato|
|7||83||Charlie Kimball||16||James Jakes||77||Simon Pagenaud|
|8||60||Townsend Bell||8||Ryan Briscoe||78||Simona de Silvestro|
|9||21||Josef Newgarden||15||Graham Rahal||6||Sebastián Saavedra|
|10||55||Tristan Vautier (R)||18||Ana Beatriz||63||Pippa Mann|
|11||41||Conor Daly (R)||91||Buddy Lazier||81||Katherine Legge|