2016 Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid

Starting grid for the 100th Indy 500 to be run on May 29, 2016.
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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