This is the final installment of my series “Breaking Down the Field Row by Row.”
In this post I’ll look at the final two rows in the field of 33. These drivers had to endure a rough Pole Day and had to sweat a little bit on Bump Day.
With the bad luck of Michel Jourdain Jr. not making an attempt at qualifying for the field all these drivers didn’t have to make any extra qualifying...
Michel Jourdain Jr. was the only driver who failed to make the Indianapolis 500 field during Bump Day qualifying Sunday.
The Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing driver from Mexico tried to get into the field Saturday, the first day of qualifying, but fell short. The team switched engines and copied setups from teammates Graham Rahal and James Jakes to help figure out what was wrong....
We all knew on Pole Day that one car wouldn’t be making this year’s Indy 500 when Sam Schmidt/Peterson Motorsports signed driver Katherine Legge. She would be the 34th car/driver combination to try and make the 97th Running of the Indianapolis 500.
Unfortunately, one driver would have to go home. That driver was Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing’s Michel Jourdain Jr.
British driver Katherine Legge has become the 33rd driver to qualify for next week's Indianapolis 500, assuring race organizers of a full field.
Legge was the ninth driver to make an attempt Sunday, the second and final day of qualifications. She was hired Saturday to drive the No. 81 car for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports.
The only car not on the 11-row starting grid is the...
Michel Jourdain Jr. will return to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing for another run at the Indianapolis 500.
Jourdain, who finished 19th in last year's "500" for RLL, will have primary backing from Office Depot Mexico on his No. 17 Honda, as well as associate backing from Grupo Indi and Grupo Multi. He'll be running alongside team regulars Graham Rahal and James...
Michel Jourdain Jr. will return to the Indianapolis 500 with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing.
The team announced Tuesday that Jourdain will drive the No. 17 Honda with sponsorship from Office Depot Mexico. The team will field three entries in the 500.
Jourdain finished 19th in last year's race driving for Rahal.
Jourdain and Rahal have been victorious together in the Champ...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2013