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2014 Indy 500 lineup and starting grid: Juan Pablo Montoya, Kurt Busch, Scott Dixon start on 4th row

The fourth row of the Indianapolis 500 starting grid holds a lot of star power, with three drivers who have won motor sports championships during their careers: Juan Pablo Montoya, Scott Dixon and Kurt Busch.

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Although Ed Carpenter, James Hinchcliffe and Will Power will be the first to cross the start/finish line at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Sunday's Indy 500, it's the fourth row that may draw a little more attention.

That's because the fourth row is the home to Juan Pablo Montoya, Scott Dixon and Kurt Busch. That's a star-studded row, with each driver having won at least one motor sports championship.

Montoya, the 1999 CART champion and 2000 Indianapolis 500 champion, has returned to open-wheel racing full time, driving the No. 2 car for Penske Racing in the Verizon IndyCar Series this season after seven years in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series.

"Coming back to open-wheel is something I already did," Montoya said. "It was just readjusting to the car, understanding the car, the tools that I had, get myself and the team on the same page on what I want out of the car. It's funny because there were certain things we tried earlier in the car that we couldn't try because I was uncomfortable, that now it's way better. As time goes on, I'm definitely getting more comfortable in the car."

For Busch, who crashed hard in the second turn during a practice Monday, the Indianapolis 500 is just the start of a long day. Following the race he'll travel back to Charlotte to race in the Coca-Cola 600.

"My lack of experience in IndyCar world is what makes this fun, exciting and challenging," Busch said. "At the end of the day, it's about giving it my best and not making a mistake Sunday."

Busch won the 2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup championship.

Meanwhile, all Dixon has done is win the 2008 Indianapolis 500 and three IndyCar championships, including last year.

The Indianapolis 500 is scheduled for noon and can be seen on ABC.

Here is a full look at the 2014 Indianapolis 500 lineup and starting grid:






No. 20 Ed Carpenter

No. 27 James Hinchcliffe

No. 12 Will Power


No. 3 Helio Castroneves

No. 77 Simon Pagenaud

No. 25 Marco Andretti


No. 34 Carlos Munoz

No. 67 Josef Newgarden

No. 21 JR Hildebrand


No. 2 Juan Pablo Montoya

No. 9 Scott Dixon

No. 26 Kurt Busch


No. 98 Jack Hawksworth

No. 19 Justin Wilson

No. 7 Mikhail Aleshin


No. 10 Tony Kanaan

No. 11 Sebastien Bourdais

No. 16 Oriol Servia


No. 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay

No. 15 Graham Rahal

No. 18 Carlos Huertas


No. 63 Pippa Mann

No. 14 Takuma Sato

No. 68 Alex Tagliani


No. 6 Townsend Bell

No. 83 Charlie Kimball

No. 5 Jacques Villeneuve


No. 33 James Davison

No. 41 Martin Plowman

No. 8 Ryan Briscoe


No. 22 Sage Karam

No. 17 Sebastian Saavedra

No. 91 Buddy Lazier