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Indianapolis Native On Pole For 500

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The 33 car field for Sunday’s 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 is set, with a hometown driver on the pole. Indianapolis owner/driver Ed Carpenter recorded a four-lap average of 228.782 mph Saturday in his #20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka Chevrolet to claim the fastest qualifying time and pole position for Sunday’s 500 mile race.

Two drivers from the Andretti Autosport team, the impressive Colombian rookie Carlos Munoz ¬†and Marco Andretti, were the next fastest drivers, claiming the other two spots on the front row. Team Penske’s fastest qualifier, rookie A.J. Allmendinger, is in the fifth spot in the middle of the second row.

The entire 33 car field was set on Sunday.

Listeners can tune in for the entire race, including the traditional pre-race ceremonies, Sunday, May 26 beginning at 10am, on 89.1FM, The Lakeshore, as well as through our live audio stream at




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