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Indy 500 Starting Grid: Ryan Briscoe Favored To Win Sunday's Big Race

Ryan Briscoe will start on the pole for the 2012 running of the Indianapolis 500. Briscoe is the favorite to win Sunday's race sporting 15-4 odds and edging out Team Penske teammates Helio Castroneves (11-2) and Will Power (6-1).

Briscoe won the pole in last week's qualifying session and will start in the front row alongside James Hinchcliffe and Ryan Hunter-Reay. Marco Andretti will start inside on the second row and will be joined by Will Power and Helio Castroneves.

Here's the starting lineup for Sunday's Indianapolis 500:

  1. Ryan Briscoe
  2. James Hinchcliffe
  3. Ryan Hunter-Reay
  4. Marco Andretti
  5. Will Power
  6. Helio Castroneves
  7. Josef Newgarden
  8. Tony Kanaan
  9. EJ Viso
  10. Rubens Barrichello
  11. Alex Tagliani
  12. Graham Rahal
  13. Ana Beatriz
  14. Charlie Kimball
  15. Scott Dixon
  16. Dario Franchitti
  17. James Jakes
  18. J.R. Hildebrand
  19. Takuma Sato
  20. Townsend Bell
  21. Justin Wilson
  22. Michel Jourdain
  23. Simon Pagenaud
  24. Sebastian Saavedra
  25. Sebastien Bourdais
  26. Wade Cunningham
  27. Oriol Servia
  28. Ed Carpenter
  29. Mike Conway
  30. Katherine Legge
  31. Bryan Clauson
  32. Simona De Silvestro
  33. Jean Alesi

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