The 2018 Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil scheduled to be held this may 27. IndyCar Confirms likely 2018 Indy 500 Entry List around 35. The burgeoning entry list has reignited the debate over Bump Day and whether IndyCar should relax the 33-car limit. Three-time CART champion and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing team boss Bobby Rahal says IndyCar should stick to its current maximum.
- 1 2018 Indy 500 Entry List
- 1.1 Team Penske-Chevrolet
- 1.2 Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda
- 1.3 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing-Honda
- 1.4 Andretti Autosport-Honda
- 1.5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports-Honda
- 1.6 Dale Coyne Racing-Honda
- 1.7 Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet
- 1.8 AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet
- 1.9 Carlin Racing-Chevrolet
- 1.10 Harding Racing-Chevrolet
- 1.11 Juncos Racing-Chevrolet
- 1.12 Dreyer & Reinbold Racing-Chevrolet
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2018 Indy 500 Entry List
IndyCar expects bumping to return at the 2018 Indianapolis 500 as a 35-car entry list looks likely.
Verizon IndyCar Series champion in 2017 Team Penske, an American pro racing team, and one of the most successful teams in the history of professional sports, celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2016. Josef Newgarden, Simon Pagenaud, Will Power, Helio Castroneves are fighting for the Team Penske-Chevrolet.
Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda
Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) announced that its Verizon IndyCar Series program will be powered by Honda beginning with the 2017 season as part of a multi-year deal. Scott Dixon, Ed Jones confirms their entry to Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda.
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing-Honda
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing is an auto racing team that has participated in the United SportsCar Championship, Global Rallycross Championship, and the IndyCar Series. Graham Rahal, Takuma Sato, Oriol Servia (Scuderia Corsa partnership) confirms their entry in 2018 Indy 500.
Andretti Autosport announced Aug 31, 2017 that it will continue using Honda engines in Verizon IndyCar Series competition in 2018. Alexander Rossi, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Marco Andretti, Zach Veach, Stefan Wilson, Carlos Munoz performing for them in 2018 Indy 500.
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports-Honda
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports-Honda today unveiled its full-time cars for James Hinchcliffe and Robert Wickens, and the part-time entry, run by Michael Shank Racing, of Jack Harvey.
Dale Coyne Racing-Honda
Dale Coyne Racing is an American professional open-wheel racing team that currently competes in the IndyCar Series. Dale Coyne Racing confirmed Feb 7, 2018 that rookie drivers Zachary Claman DeMelo and Pietro Fittipaldi will share the team’s No. 19 Honda in the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season, with sponsorship from global payments provider Paysafe.
Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet
In March 7, 2018 – Ed Carpenter Racing has finalized their 2018 Indianapolis 500 lineup with the addition of Spencer Pigot, Ed Carpenter and Danica Patrick, one of the most successful female racing drivers in history.
AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet
AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet confirms Smart. Young. Fast. Matheus Leist, the 19-year-old Brazilian and Indianapolis 500 champion Tony Kanaan, of Miami, Fla., will join for 2018 Indy 500.
Carlin Racing-Chevrolet officially announced a two-car effort powered by Chevrolet and featuring IndyCar veterans Max Chilton and Charlie Kimball. The team plans to field the two cars on a full-time basis. Both Chilton and Kimball drove for Carlin earlier in their racing careers.
Harding Racing is an auto racing team in the IndyCar Series that made their debut in the 2017 Indianapolis 500.Harding Racing confirms full-time ride for Chaves this season. Chaves finished fifth in the Rainguard Water Sealers 600 at Texas Motor Speedway, ninth in the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil and 15th in the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono. The 24-year-old Colombian driver has 26 series starts since making his debut.
Juncos Racing announced January 23nd, 2018 that the team will continue their partnership with Chevrolet for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series. Kyle Kaiser, who captured the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires championship with Juncos, is set to make his debut at ISM Raceway.
Dreyer & Reinbold Racing-Chevrolet
Dreyer & Reinbold and Lotus mutually agreed to end their existing engine contract. Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan Engine: Honda No. 18 Sebastien Bourdais (full season). Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Engine: Chevrolet No. 24 Sage Karam (1 race). Ed Carpenter Racing Engine: Chevrolet No. 20 Jordan King (r) (11 races – street and road courses only) No. 20 Ed Carpenter (6 races – ovals only).