2012 Indy 500 Lineup: Ryan Briscoe The Odds-On Favorite In Pole Position

The 2012 Indy 500 lineup is set for Sunday's race. Ryan Briscoe, who won the pole during last week's qualifying, is the odds-on favorite to win at 15-4, edging out Team Penske teammates Helio Castroneves (11-2) and Will Power (6-1).

Andretti Autosports owns three of the next five spots on the odds list with James Hinchcliffe (17-2), Marco Andretti (10-1) and Ryan Hunter-Reay (12-1). Hinchcliffe and Hunter-Reay will both start with Briscoe in the first row of drivers. Andretti, Power and Castroneves make up the second row.

Chip Ganassi Racing's Dario Franchitti, starting 16th, rounds out the top five on the odds list at 9-1. Josef Newgarden, starting seventh, is one of the few favored drivers driving a Toyota engine. He was given the 10th-best odds at 20-1. You can check out the full list of odds here.

Here's the starting lineup for Sunday's 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. J.R. Hildebrand
  19. Takuma 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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