The latest on Bump Day, pole positions

The front and back of the 2021 Indianapolis 500 field will be set after second-day qualifying at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 23.  Here are the Fast Nine drivers competing for pole position and a $100,000 prize: Scott Dixon, Colton Herta, Tony Kanaan, Ed Carpenter, Rinus VeeKay, Helio Castroneves, […]

The front and back of the 2021 Indianapolis 500 field will be set after second-day qualifying at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 23. 

Here are the Fast Nine drivers competing for pole position and a $100,000 prize: Scott Dixon, Colton Herta, Tony Kanaan, Ed Carpenter, Rinus VeeKay, Helio Castroneves, Alex Palou, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Marcus Ericsson. 

At the other end of the speed chart, these drivers are vying for the final three (Row 11) spots on the Indy 500 starting grid: Will Power, Sage Karam, Charlie Kimball, Simona de Silvestro and R.C. Enerson. 

Positions 10-30 (Rows 4-10) were established in Saturday’s qualifying session

SEE THE STARTING GRID:Here’s the full starting lineup for the 2021 Indy 500 

More:Former Indy car driver Andre Ribiero dies at 55

Indy 500 Pole Day qualifying 

► Scott Dixon goes 231.685 mph and earns the Indy 500 pole position for the 4th time. He won from the No. 1 spot in 2008 and also started up front in 2015 and ’17. 

Rick Mears remains the record-holder with 6 Indy 500 pole positions, but Dixon ties Rex Mays, A.J. Foyt and Helio Castroneves for 2nd place. 

Dixon, 40, is on the front row for the 6th time. He started and finished 2nd last year.

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