2013 Indy 500 Entry List

Mario in the two seater

(WOMR file photo)

It is the month of May, and that can only mean one thing in the racing world!  Those hallowed grounds called the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is open for business, and all that will be the culmination of “The Greatest Spectacle In Racing”, the Indy 500!

This 105 year old racing facility, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, is so steeped in the history and the lore associated the entire automobile that it will water your eyes!

Just last week the 2013 Indy 500 entry list was published.  Below is the latest entry list for the 2013 Indy 500!

Car Driver Hometown Car Name Engine Entrant


1 Ryan Hunter-Reay Fort Lauderdale, Fla. DHL Chevrolet Andretti Autosport
1T Ryan Hunter-Reay Fort Lauderdale, Fla. DHL Chevrolet Andretti Autosport
2 AJ Allmendinger (R) Los Gatos, Calif. IZOD Team Penske Chevrolet Team Penske
2T AJ Allmendinger (R) Los Gatos, Calif. IZOD Team Penske Chevrolet Team Penske
3 Helio Castroneves (W) Sao Paulo Shell V-Power/Pennzoil Ultra Team Penske Chevrolet Team Penske
3T Helio Castroneves (W) Sao Paulo Shell V-Power/Pennzoil Ultra Team Penske Chevrolet Team Penske
4 JR Hildebrand Sausalito, Calif. National Guard Panther Racing Chevrolet Panther Racing
4T JR Hildebrand Sausalito, Calif. National Guard Panther Racing Chevrolet Panther Racing
5 E.J. Viso Caracas, Venezuela Team Venezuela/Andretti Autosport/HVM Chevrolet Team Venezuela/Andretti Autosport/HVM
5T E.J. Viso Caracas, Venezuela Team Venezuela/Andretti Autosport/HVM Chevrolet Team Venezuela/Andretti Autosport/HVM
6 Sebastian Saavedra Bogota, Colombia Dragon Racing Chevrolet Dragon Racing
6T Sebastian Saavedra Bogota, Colombia Dragon Racing Chevrolet Dragon Racing
7 Sebastien Bourdais Le Mans, France Dragon Racing Chevrolet Dragon Racing
7T Sebastien Bourdais Le Mans, France Dragon Racing Chevrolet Dragon Racing
8 Ryan Briscoe Sydney NTT DATA Honda Chip Ganassi Racing
8T Ryan Briscoe Sydney NTT DATA Honda Chip Ganassi Racing
9 Scott Dixon (W) Auckland, N. Zealand Target Chip Ganassi Racing Honda Target Chip Ganassi Racing
9T Scott Dixon (W) Auckland, N. Zealand Target Chip Ganassi Racing Honda Target Chip Ganassi Racing
10 Dario Franchitti (W) Edinburgh, Scotland Target Chip Ganassi Racing Honda Target Chip Ganassi Racing 10
10T Dario Franchitti (W) Edinburgh, Scotland Target Chip Ganassi Racing Honda Target Chip Ganassi Racing 10T
11 Tony Kanaan Salvador, Brazil Hydroxycut KV Racing Technology-SH Racing Chevrolet KV Racing Technology
11T Tony Kanaan Salvador, Brazil Hydroxycut KV Racing Technology-SH Racing Chevrolet KV Racing Technology
12 Will Power Toowoomba, Australia Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet Team Penske
12T Will Power Toowoomba, Australia Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet Team Penske
14 Takuma Sato Tokyo ABC Supply Co./A.J. Foyt Racing Honda A.J. Foyt Enterprises
14T Takuma Sato Tokyo ABC Supply Co./A.J. Foyt Racing Honda A.J. Foyt Enterprises
15 Graham Rahal New Albany, Ohio Midas/Big O Tires Honda Rahal Letterman Lanigan
15T Graham Rahal New Albany, Ohio Midas/Big O Tires Honda Rahal Letterman Lanigan
16 James Jakes Leeds, England Acorn Stairlifts Honda Rahal Letterman Lanigan
16T James Jakes Leeds, England Acorn Stairlifts Honda Rahal Letterman Lanigan
17 Michel Jourdain Jr. Mexico City Office Depot Honda Rahal Letterman Lanigan
17T Michel Jourdain Jr. Mexico City Office Depot Honda Rahal Letterman Lanigan
18 Ana Beatriz Sao Paulo Ipiranga Honda Dale Coyne Racing
18T Ana Beatriz Sao Paulo Ipiranga Honda Dale Coyne Racing
19 Justin Wilson Sheffield, England Dale Coyne Racing Honda Dale Coyne Racing
19T Justin Wilson Sheffield, England Dale Coyne Racing Honda Dale Coyne Racing
20 Ed Carpenter Indianapolis Fuzzy’s Vodka / Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet Ed Carpenter Racing
20T Ed Carpenter Indianapolis Fuzzy’s Vodka / Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet Ed Carpenter Racing
21 Josef Newgarden Hendersonville, Tenn. Sarah Fisher Hartman/Century 21 Honda Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing
21T Josef Newgarden Hendersonville, Tenn. Sarah Fisher Hartman/Century 21 Honda Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing22 Oriol Servia Pals, Spain Panther DRR Chevrolet Panther DRR
22T Oriol Servia Pals, Spain Panther DRR Chevrolet Panther DRR
25 Marco Andretti Nazareth, Pa. RC Cola Chevrolet Andretti Autosport
25T Marco Andretti Nazareth, Pa. RC Cola Chevrolet Andretti Autosport
26 Carlos Munoz (R) Bogota, Colombia Unistraw Chevrolet Andretti Autosport
26T Carlos Munoz (R) Bogota, Colombia Unistraw Chevrolet Andretti Autosport
27 James Hinchcliffe Toronto GoDaddy Chevrolet Andretti Autosport
27T James Hinchcliffe Toronto GoDaddy Chevrolet Andretti Autosport
40 TBA Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet Ed Carpenter Racing
40T TBA Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet Ed Carpenter Racing
41 Conor Daly (R) Noblesville, Ind. ABC Supply Co./A.J. Foyt Racing Honda A.J. Foyt Enterprises
41T Conor Daly (R) Noblesville, Ind. ABC Supply Co./A.J. Foyt Racing Honda A.J. Foyt Enterprises
55 Tristan Vautier (R) Corenc, France Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
55T Tristan Vautier (R) Corenc, France Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
60 Townsend Bell San Luis Obispo, Calif. Sunoco “Turbo” Panther Racing Chevrolet Panther Racing
60T Townsend Bell San Luis, Obispo, Calif. Sunoco “Turbo” Panther Racing Chevrolet Panther Racing
63 Pippa Mann Ipswich, England Dale Coyne Racing Honda Dale Coyne Racing 63
63T Pippa Mann Ipswich, England Dale Coyne Racing Honda Dale Coyne Racing 63T
77 Simon Pagenaud Poitiers, France Schmidt Hamilton HP Motorsports Honda Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports
77T Simon Pagenaud Poitiers, France Schmidt Hamilton HP Motorsports Honda Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports
78 Simona de Silvestro Mont-sur-Rolle, Switzerland Nuclear Entergy Areva KVRT Chevrolet KV Racing Technology
78T Simona de Silvestro Mont-sur-Rolle, Switzerland Nuclear Entergy Areva KVRT Chevrolet KV Racing Technology
83 Charlie Kimball Camarillo, Calif. NovoLog FlexPen Honda Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing
83T Charlie Kimball Camarillo, Calif. NovoLog FlexPen Honda Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing
91 Buddy Lazier (W) Vail, Colo. Lazier Partners Chevrolet Lazier Partners Racing Inc.
98 Alex Tagliani Lachenaie, Quebec Team Barracuda-BHA Honda Bryan Herta Autosport w/Curb-Agajanian
98T Alex Tagliani Lachenaie, Quebec Team Barracuda-BHA Honda Bryan Herta Autosport w/Curb-Agajanian
99 TBA Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
99T TBA Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
Sixty-nine (69) cars entered. All cars use fourth-generation IZOD IndyCar Series Dallara chassis (IR-12) and Firestone tires.

Sixty-nine (69) cars entered.

All cars use fourth-generation IZOD IndyCar Series Dallara chassis (IR-12) and Firestone tires.
(R) – Denotes Chase Rookie of the Year Candidate (W) – Denotes Indianapolis 500 winner
Issued: 5/11/2013

It is just two weeks til I will be in my seat signing “Back Home Again In Indiana”, observing all the pre race pageantry, and witnessing “The Greatest Spectacle In Racing”!

TIL NEXT TIME, I AM STILL WORKING ON MY REDNECK!

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