Field of 33 set for Indianapolis 500, full qualifying results from Day 1 at IMS


The field is set for the 2014 running of the Indianapolis 500. On Saturday the 33 cars which will take the green flag on Sunday May 25, 2014 at the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Speedway were determined. Where they will start for the famed 500 mile race remains to be seen.

Ed Carpenter was the fastest qualifier. Carlos Muonz, Helio Castroneves, James Hinchcliffe, Will Power, Marco Andretti, Simon Pagenaud ,Joseph Newgarden, JR Hildebrand join him in the fast nine. Drivers in positions 10-33 will run from four lap runs which will be completed between 10:15 am ET and 1:30 pm ET to determine their starting spot in the 500.

At 2:00 pm ET Sunday the fastest nine drivers from Saturday will take the track. This is the fast nine portion and will run though 2:45 pm ET. This will determine the order of the top nine.

Television coverage for Sunday’s pole day will air on ABC at 1:00 pm ET. You can also watch it on WatchESPN.

Qualifying Results from Day 1 at IMS

  1. Ed Carpenter
  2. Carlos Muonz
  3. Helio Castroneves
  4. James Hinchcliffe
  5. Will Power
  6. Marco Andretti
  7. Simon Pagenaud
  8. Joseph Newgarden
  9. JR Hildebrand
  10. Kurt Busch
  11. Ryan Hunter-Reay
  12. Jack Hawksworth
  13. Juan Pablo Montoya
  14. Justin Wilson
  15. Scott Dixon
  16. Mikhail Aleshin
  17. Ryan Briscoe
  18. Takuma Sata
  19. Charlie Kimball
  20. Graham Rahal
  21. Sage Karam
  22. Townsend Bell
  23. Tony Kanaan
  24. Sebastien Bordaus
  25. Pippa Mann
  26. Sebastian Saavedra
  27. Jacques Villeneuve
  28. James Davidson
  29. Oriol Servia
  30. Carlos Huertas
  31. Alex Tagliani
  32. Martin Plowman
  33. Buddy Lazier

Considering there were only 33 cars attempting to make the race little was settled on Saturday, save the fast nine.