Updated Indy 500 Odds

Now that qualifying is done for the 2010 Indianapolis 500, pole winner Helio Castroneves is now the favorite to win the race.

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Castroneves has been given 5/2 odds to win according to odds makers from the online sports book SBGGLOBAL. Other short odds to win are Scott Dixon (7/2), Ryan Briscoe (4/1), and Dario Franchitti (4/1).

Castroneves is a three-time winner of the Indy 500, winning in 2001, 2002, and 2009. He has three other top 5’s in this race aside from his wins. Castroneves is third in the standings, 28 points behind Power for first. Castroneves has one win on the year with three top 5’s.

Scott Dixon will start sixth in Sunday’s race. Dixon won the 2008 Indy 500 and he finished sixth a year ago while also taking sixth in 2006 and second in 2007. Dixon is currently second in the IRL standings, 26 points behind leader Will Power. Dixon is coming off a win in Kansas City and he has three top 5’s in five races.

Briscoe qualified in the fourth position for Sunday’s race. Briscoe has never won this event and his best finish was fifth in 2007. Briscoe is currently seventh in the IRL standings, 58 points out of first. He has one top 5 on the year and four top 10’s.

Dario Franchitti will start from the third position for this event. Franchitti won the 2007 Indy 500, a rain-shortened race. His next-best finish in this race was seventh in 2009 and 2006. Franchitti is fifth in the 2010 standings, 38 points out of first. Franchitti has three top 5’s on the year.

The Indianapolis 500 will take place Sunday, May 30 from Indianapolis Motor Speedway at 1:11PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Indianapolis 500 – Indianapolis Motor Speedway – May 30, 2010

Helio Castroneves 5/2    

Scott Dixon 7/2    

Ryan Briscoe 4/1    

Dario Franchitti 4/1    

Will Power 6/1    

Alex Tagliani 20/1    

Marco Andretti 20/1    

Field (Any Other Driver) 25/1    

Dan Wheldon 25/1    

Tony Kanaan 25/1    

Ryan Hunter-Reay 30/1    

Danica Patrick 30/1    

Hideki Mutoh 30/1    

Vitor Meira 40/1    

Raphael Matos 50/1    

Ed Carpenter 50/1    

Justin Wilson 100/1    

Mike Conway 100/1    

Takuma Sato 100/1

Starting Grid

Starting Spot-Driver-Car Number

1 Helio Castroneves (3)

2 Will Power (12)

3 Dario Franchitti (10)

4 Ryan Briscoe (6)        

5 Alex Tagliani (77)

6 Scott Dixon (9)

7 Graham Rahal (30)

8 Ed Carpenter (20)

9 Hideki Mutoh (6)

10 Townsend Bell (99)

11 Justin Wilson (22)

12 Raphael Matos (2)

13 Mario Moraes (32)

14 Davey Hamilton (21)

15 Mike Conway (24)

16 Marco Andretti (26)

17 Ryan Hunter-Reay (37)

18 Dan Wheldon (4)

19 E.J. Viso (8)

20 Tomas Scheckter (23)

21 (R) Ana Beatriz (25)

22 (R) Simona de Silvestro (78)

23 Danica Patrick (7)

24 (R) Bertrand Baguette (36)

25 Bruno Junqueira (33) 

26 (R) Alex Lloyd (19)

27 (R) Mario Romancini (34)

28 John Andretti (43)

29 Sarah Fisher (67)

30 Vitor Meira (14)

31 (R) Takuma Sato (5)

32 Tony Kanaan (11)

33 (R) Sebastian Saavedra (29)

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2010 Indianapolis 500 Information
Race Date: Sunday, May 30

Location: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, Indiana

Pre-Race: 12:00PM ET

Green Flag: 1:11PM ET

TV Coverage: ABC

Radio Coverage: IMS

Track Type: Oval (200 laps)

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Posted: 5/24/10 4:56PM ET

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