There are 34 drivers entered for the 2023 edition of the Indianapolis 500. The driver will stop on Sunday at the end of two days of qualifying atIndianapolis Motor Speedway.
Last year’s winner, Marcus Ericsson will try to become the first driver since Hélio Castroneves to retain his title in the most famous race. The Swede is one of nine former winners who will be present this year, along with Hélio Castroneves (2001, 2002, 2009 and 2021), Scott Dixon (2008), Ryan Hunter-Reay (2014), Simon Pagenaud (2019), Will Power. (2018), Alexander Rossi (2016) and Takuma Sato (2017 and 2020). If they make it through this weekend, it will be the second-highest total of previous winners at the start, behind the ten in the 1992 edition.
On the contrary, they will be four pilots, the Argentinian Augustín Canapino, the American RC Enerson and Sting Ray Robb, together with the Dane Benjamin Pedersen.
No less than fifteen countries will be represented by the United States, with thirteen pilots once again putting everyone in agreement in this category. Representing the Stars and Stripes will be Marco Andretti, Ed Carpenter, Conor Daly, RC Enerson, Santino Ferrucci, Colton Herta, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Kyle Kirkwood, David Malukas, Josef Newgarden, Graham Rahal, Sting Ray Robb and Alexander Rossi.
Finally, there will be equity in terms of engines, as Honda and Chevrolet will equally share 34 seats apiece in the peloton, with seventeen blocks for each manufacturer.