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Indy 500 Qualifying: Breaking Down the Odds of Race’s Top Qualifiers

Winning pole position as the top qualifier at the Indy 500 is a prestigious honor, but history shows us that it's a rare occasion that the top-qualifying racer then goes on to win the race.There have been 100 Indy 500 races before this year's event. Out of that number, the winner has been the pole sitter only 20 times, according to Furthermore, there have been 56 winners in the history of this race who have won after qualifying outside the top five.With that in mind, I'm going to take a look at the odds that this year's top qualifiers have what it takes to win the race. 1. Briscoe, Ryan, 226.484 Briscoe hasn't won in the IndyCar Series in almost two years, his last victory coming at the Texas Motor Speedway on June ...

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