Carpenter wins Indy 500 pole

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN (TheSpread) – The 2014 Indianapolis 500 lineup is set for next Sunday and Ed Carpenter will be leading the pack, as he won the pole for the race.

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According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Marco Andretti is now the solo favorite to win, as he has 5/1 odds to win. Other short odds to win are Helio Castroneves (6/1), while Carpenter, Juan Pablo Montoya and Will Power each have 7/1 odds

Andretti has never won this race, but has finished in the top 5 four times, including fourth last year and second in 2006. Andretti is starting sixth in the race.

Castroneves won this race back in 2009 and in 2001 and 2002. He has finished outside the top 5 the last four years in the race. Castroneves qualified fourth for the Indy 500.

Carpenter is not an IndyCar regular, he is just competing for the Indianapolis 500. He won the pole for last year’s Indy 500 and ended up 10th. He has competed in the race 10 times, but has just one top 5.

Montoya competed in this race back in 2000 and won in his only appearance. He is competing full-time in IndyCar this year, but has no wins and just one top 5 in four races. Montoya is starting 10th on Sunday.

Power qualified third for this race. He is the current IndyCar points leader by 1 point. He has one win in four races this year to go with three top 5s. Power has competed in the Indy 500 six times, but has just one top 5, which came back in 2009.

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The Indianapolis 500 will take place on Sunday, May 25 from Indianapolis Motor Speedway at Noon ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s race, see below.

Odds to win the 2014 Indianapolis 500

Marco Andretti 5/1

Helio Castroneves 6/1

Will Power 7/1

Ed Carpenter 7/1

Juan Montoya 7/1

James Hinchcliffe 8/1

Ryan Hunter-Reay 10/1

Scott Dixon 10/1

Tony Kanaan 15/1

Carlos Munoz 15/1

Simon Pagenaud 18/1

Ryan Briscoe 20/1

Kurt Busch 30/1

JR Hildebrand 40/1

Graham Rahal 50/1

Justin Wilson 50/1

Takuma Sato 60/1

Townsend Bell 75/1

Charlie Kimball 100/1

Buddy Lazier 100/1

Mikhail Aleshin 100/1

Jack Hawksworth 100/1

Carlos Huertas 100/1

Oriol Servia 100/1

Alex Tagliani 100/1

Sebastien Bourdais 100/1

Jacques Villeneuve 100/1

Josef Newgarden 100/1

Sebastian Saavedra 100/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 25/1

Qualifying Results

1. (20) Ed Carpenter, Chevy, 2:35.7992, 231.067 mph.

2. (27) James Hinchcliffe, Honda, 2:35.9528, 230.839.

3. (12) Will Power, Chevy, 2:36.0488, 230.697.

4. (3) Helio Castroneves, Chevy, 2:36.0812, 230.649.

5. (77) Simon Pagenaud, Honda, 2:36.1049, 230.614.

6. (25) Marco Andretti, Honda, 2:36.1526, 230.544.

7. (34) Carlos Munoz, Honda, 2:36.4224, 230.146.

8. (67) Josef Newgarden, Honda, 2:36.5946, 229.893.

9. (21) JR Hildebrand, Chevy, 2:37.3938, 228.726.

10. (2) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevy, 2:35.8396, 231.007.

11. (9) Scott Dixon, Chevy, 2:35.8930, 230.928.

12. (26) Kurt Busch, Honda, 2:35.9913, 230.782.

13. (98) Jack Hawksworth, Honda, 2:36.1779, 230.506.

14. (19) Justin Wilson, Honda, 2:36.3480, 230.256.

15. (7) Mikhail Aleshin, Honda, 2:36.4881, 230.049.

16. (10) Tony Kanaan, Chevy, 2:36.5750, 229.922.

17. (11) Sebastien Bourdais, Chevy, 2:36.6259, 229.847.

18. (16) Oriol Servia, Honda, 2:36.6905, 229.752.

19. (28) Ryan Hunter-Reay, Honda, 2:36.7132, 229.719.

20. (15) Graham Rahal, Honda, 2:36.7756, 229.628.

21. (18) Carlos Huertas, Honda, 2:37.0328, 229.251.

22. (63) Pippa Mann, Honda, 2:37.0521, 229.223.

23. (14) Takuma Sato, Honda, 2:37.0671, 229.201.

24. (68) Alex Tagliani, Honda, 2:37.1038, 229.148.

25. (6) Townsend Bell, Chevy, 2:37.1990, 229.009.

26. (83) Charlie Kimball, Chevy, 2:37.2376, 228.953.

27. (5) Jacques Villeneuve, Honda, 2:37.2400, 228.949.

28. (33) James Davison, Chevy, 2:37.2977, 228.865.

29. (41) Martin Plowman, Honda, 2:37.3333, 228.814.

30. (8) Ryan Briscoe, Chevy, 2:37.4028, 228.713.

31. (22) Sage Karam, Chevy, 2:37.5931, 228.436.

32. (17) Sebastian Saavedra, Chevy, 2:37.8335, 228.088.

33. (91) Buddy Lazier, Chevy, 2:37.9501, 227.920.

2014 Indianapolis 500 Information

Race Date: Sunday, May 25

Location: Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Green Flag: Noon ET (ABC)

Track Type: Speedway (200 laps)

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