Indy 500 Lineup 2012: Ryan Briscoe Has Pole Position, Marco Andretti Will Be No. 4

The 2012 Indianapolis 500 will take place on Sunday, May 27. After Pole Day on Saturday and Bump Day on Sunday, the entire starting lineup is now set for one of the most famous automobile races in the world.

The final nine slots were set and none of the top 24 qualifiers from Pole Day ended up being bumped, although Charlie Kimball -- who is slotted in at No. 14 in the lineup -- did crash during practice and now has just six days to repair his car before the event.

The pole position will be held by Ryan Briscoe. The most famous name in the race, Marco Andretti, is set at the No. 4 slot in the grid and Brazilian driver Helio Castroneves, who had the fastest laps of the week at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, will be No. 6 in the lineup.

Here is the full starting lineup for the 2012 Indianapolis 500:

1. Ryan Briscoe
2. James Hinchcliffe
3. Ryan Hunter-Reay
4. Marco Andretti
5. Will Power
6. Helio Castroneves
7. Josef Newgarden
8. Tony Kanaan
9. EJ Viso
10. Rubens Barrichello
11. Alex Tagliani
12. Graham Rahal
13. Ana Beatriz
14. Charlie Kimball
15. Scott Dixon
16. Dario Franchitti
17. James Jakes
18. JR Hildebrand
19. Taukma Sato
20. Townsend Bell
21. Justin Wilson
22. Michel Jourdain
23. Simon Pagenaud
24. Sebastian Saavedra
25. Sebastien Bourdais
26. Wade Cunningham
27. Oriol Servia
28. Ed Carpenter
29. Mike Conway
30. Katherine Legge
31. Bryan Clauson
32. Simona De Silvestro
33. Jean Alesi

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