The field is set for the 2013 Indianapolis 500 after the final nine cars qualified for the race on Sunday.
Jourdain dealing with his disappointment on Sunday. Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
Bump Day had compelling potential. With nine spots remaining and 10 drivers left in the field, it could have produced a war for that final spot in one of the world’s most prestigious races.
Unfortunately, Michel Jourdain Jr.’s car didn’t cooperate, and the Mexican racer finally called it quits with 20...Read Full Story
Indy Car Series driver and pole sitter Ed Carpenter poses for a photo before the start of bump day. (Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports / May 19, 2013)
7:15 p.m. CDT, May 19, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS — The nine starting positions that remained for the May 26 Indianapolis 500 were determined during Sunday’s “Bump Day” at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Josef Newgarden was the fastest on the second and final day of qualifying with a four-lap average of 225.731 mph. Graham Rahal and...Read Full Story
Team Penske and Andretti Autosport drivers were the favorites heading into Pole Day at the 2013 Indianapolis 500, but it was owner/driver Ed Carpenter who came away victorious on Saturday.
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Carpenter, who was born in Indianapolis, finished fifth during the regular qualifying session, but won the Fast Nine Shootout to secure pole position. He was the only driver in the shootout who wasn’t affiliated with either Team Penske or Andretti Autosport...Read Full Story
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