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Indy 500 facts

May 19, 2003

* What: 87th Indianapolis 500, fourth race in 16-race 2003 IRL IndyCar Series season.

* Where: Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

* TV: Prerace, 8 a.m.; race, 9 a.m., Channel 7.

* Distance: 200 laps, 500 miles.

* Cars: Dallara, Falcon and Panoz G-Force chassis; Chevrolet Indy V8, Honda Indy V8 and Toyota Indy V8 engines; Firestone tires.

* 2002 race winner: Helio Castroneves.

* 2002 IRL Series champion: Sam Hornish Jr.

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LINEUP

Lineup for Sunday's Indianapolis 500 (No.=car number; r=rookie; speed in miles per hour; ):

*--* ROW 1 P No Driver Car Speed 1 3 Helio Castroneves Dallara-Toyota 231.725 2 11 Tony Kanaan Dallara-Honda 231.006 3 27 Robby Gordon Dallara-Honda 230.205 ROW 2 4 9 r-Scott Dixon G Force-Toyota 230.099 5 26 r-Dan Wheldon Dallara-Honda 229.958 6 15 Kenny Brack Dallara-Honda 229.509 ROW 3 7 12 r-Tora Takagi G Force-Toyota 229.358 8 32 r-Tony Renna Dallara-Toyota 228.765 9 8 Scott Sharp Dallara-Toyota 228.755 ROW 4 10 6 Gil de Ferran G Force-Toyota 228.633 11 55 r-Roger Yasukawa Dallara-Honda 228.577 12 10 Tomas Scheckter G Force-Toyota 227.769 ROW 5 13 7 Michael Andretti Dallara-Honda 227.739 14 13 Greg Ray G Force-Honda 227.288 15 54 r-Shinji Nakano Dallara-Honda 227.222 ROW 6 16 21 Felipe Giaffone G Force-Toyota 227.210 17 31T Al Unser Jr Dallara-Toyota 226.285 18 4 Sam Hornish Jr Dallara-Chevrolet 226.225 ROW 7 19 52 r-Buddy Rice Dallara-Chevrolet 226.213 20 2 Jaques Lazier Dallara-Chevrolet 225.975 21 91 Buddy Lazier Dallara-Chevrolet 224.910 ROW 8 22 24 Robbie Buhl Dallara-Chevrolet 224.369 23 14T r-A.J. Foyt IV Dallara-Toyota 224.177 24 23 Sarah Fisher Dallara-Chevrolet 224.170 ROW 9 25 20 Alex Barron G Force-Toyota 227.274 26 2T r-Vitor Meira Dallara-Chevrolet 227.158 27 19 Jimmy Vasser Dallara-Honda 226.873 ROW 10 28 99 Richie Hearn G Force-Toyota 225.863 29 98 Billy Boat Dallara-Chevrolet 225.598 30 5 Shigeaki Hattori Dallara-Toyota 224.589 ROW 11 31 44 Robby McGehee Dallara-Chevrolet 224.493 32 18 Jimmy Kite Dallara-Chevrolet 224.195 33 5T Airton Dare G Force-Toyota 223.609 Field average...227.125 Record...228.648 mph, 2002

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WINNERS

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