Here are the 33 drivers and cars that will compete in the historic 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 29, 2016 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The defending champion is two-time winner Juan Pablo Montoya of Team Penske. James Hinchcliffe of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports will try to become the 21st polesitter to take the checkers at the Brickyard. These are the others:

1922 Jimmy Murphy 1980 Johnny Rutherford
1923 Tommy Milton 1981 Bobby Unser
1930 Billy Arnold 1988 Rick Mears
1938 Floyd Roberts 1991 Rick Mears
1953 Bill Vukovich 1994 Al Unser Jr.
1956 Pat Flaherty 1997 Arie Luyendyk
1963 Parnelli Jones 2004 Buddy Rice
1970 Al Unser 2006 Sam Hornish Jr.
1976 Johnny Rutherford 2008 Scott Dixon
1979 Rick Mears 2009 Helio Castroneves
2016 INDIANAPOLIS 500 STARTING GRID
Pos. Car No. DRIVER TEAM AVG. SPEED
1 5 James Hinchcliffe
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 230.76
2 21 Josef Newgarden
Ed Carpenter Racing 230.700
3 28 Ryan Hunter-Reay
Andretti Autosport 230.648
4 29 Townsend Bell
Andretti Autosport 230.481
5 26 Carlos Munoz
Andretti Autosport 230.287
6 12 Will Power
Team Penske 229.669
7 7 Mikhail Aleshin
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 229.562
8 22 Simon Pagenaud
Team Penske 229.139
9 3 Helio Castroneves
Team Penske 229.115
10 77 Oriol Servia
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 229.060
11 98 Alexander Rossi
Andretti-Herta 228.473
12 14 Takuma Sato
A.J. Foyt Enterprises 228.029
13 9 Scott Dixon
Chip Ganassi Racing 227.991
14 27 Marco Andretti
Andretti Autosport 227.969
15 6 J.R. Hildebrand
Ed Carpenter Racing 227.876
16 42 Charlie Kimball
Chip Ganassi Racing 227.822
17 2 Juan Pablo Montoya
Team Penske 227.684
18 10 Tony Kanaan
Chip Ganassi Racing 227.430
19 11 Sebastien Bourdais
KVSH Racing 227.428
20 20 Ed Carpenter
Ed Carpenter Racing 227.226
21 19 Gabby Chaves
Dale Coyne Racing 227.192
22 8 Max Chilton
Chip Ganassi Racing 226.686
23 24 Sage Karam
Dreyer & Rheinbold-Kingdom 226.436
24 18 Conor Daly
Dale Coyne Racing 226.312
25 63 Pippa Mann
Dale Coyne Racing 226.006
26 15 Graham Rahal
Rahal Letterman Lanigan 225.847
27 61 Matt Brabham
PIRTEK Team Murray 225.727
28 88 Bryan Clauson
Dale Coyne/Jonathan Byrd 225.266
29 16 Spencer Pigot
Rahal Letterman Lanigan 224.847
30 25 Stefan Wilson
KV Racing Technology 224.602
31 41 Jack Hawksworth
A.J. Foyt Enterprises 224.596
32 4 Buddy Lazier
Lazier/Burns Racing 222.154
33 35 Alex Tagliani
A.J. Foyt Enterprises N/A (crash)

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