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Indy 500 Lineup: Projecting Which Row 1 Starters Have Best Shot to Win

Landing a Row 1 start at the Indy 500 doesn't automatically give racers a huge advantage to win the race. That being said, it certainly doesn't hurt their chances either. Running a hot qualifying lap is a good gauge for the racing teams to know how their car is running, but it doesn't guarantee a good race. The truth of the matter is that those laps are run without the added pressure and competition of anyone else on the track.We'll see soon enough which drivers have the chops to win the day when the 96th running of the Indianapolis 500 begins on Sunday, May 27.Here's how I project the chances each of the three Row 1 starters has to win on Sunday. 1. (2) Ryan Briscoe, Dallara-Chevrolet, 02:38.9514 (226.484)Briscoe used to be ...

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