Atlas of Indianapolis: Carpenter on pole at Indy
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — He's the hometown hope, the Butler University alum and die-hard Indiana Pacers fan who has put his modest, one-car program on the pole for the Indianapolis 500 ahead of powerhouse programs from Penske Racing and Andretti Autosport.
10 things to know about the Indianapolis 500
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 is Sunday with a wide-open field and a pair of drivers trying to join the elite list of four-time winners. Two Americans start on the front row, along with Carlos Munoz, an unknown Indy 500 newcomer who grew up idolizing Juan Pablo Montoya — a fellow Colombian who won "The Greatest Spectacle In Racing" as a rookie.