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Boat beats gun, bumps way into field
Billy Boat capped a frenzied final hour of qualifying Sunday, beating the gun by less than a minute to bump his way into the Indianapolis 500.


Arute: Looking at Carb Day
ABC's Jack Arute takes a glance at this year's Carburetion Day for the 84th running of the Indy 500.


Ganassi lends a helping hand
Chip Ganassi is bridging the open-wheel rivalry between CART and the Indy Racing League. He's also making some new friends.


Arute: Lonely day ahead for drivers
ABC's Jack Arute checks in with the latest from Gasoline Alley on the first morning of qualifying. He says the favorite for the pole is one of Team Menard's drivers.


Chat wrap: Billy Boat
The Indy 500 driver chatted about crashing, getting a new car, and eventually qualifying in the nick of time.


Chat wrap: Robbie Buhl
The Indy Racing Northern Light Series points leader took your questions from the Brickyard.


Arute: Forecast calls for tension & trim on Pole Day
With the weekend forecast still up in the air, ABC's Jack Arute says its paramount for teams to trim their cars accordingly for qualifying.


Little Al safely in 33-car field
Al Unser Jr., a member of one of auto racing's most famous families, qualified for his 13th Indianapolis 500 start on Saturday, six years after his second victory and most recent appearance in the race.


Indy classic: Little Al turns the tables in '94
The old adage "What goes around comes around" came into play as Al Unser Jr. gained revenge on his friendly rival, Emerson Fittipaldi in the '94 Indy 500.


Little Al Diary: Returning home
Al Unser Jr. talks about his return to the Indy 500 in his latest diary. It's been six years since he won his second Indy 500, and five since he failed to qualify.


Goodyear ready to put close calls behind him
No driver in this year's field has come closer to winning the Indy 500 than Scott Goodyear.


Tuesday's practice: Sharp sets the pace
For the first time since the Indianapolis Motor Speedway opened on Saturday, Scott Sharp and Kelley Racing jumped to top of the practice chart.


Monday's practice: Team Target lands at Brickyard
After flying all night from their CART race in Japan, Target Chip Ganassi drivers Juan Montoya and Jimmy Vasser quickly got up to speed at Indy.


Brazil's Dare-ing rookie
Along with his helmet, uniform and driving shoes, Airton Dare also packs a Brazilian flag. He hopes to wave his country's colors in Victory Lane.


Carlson knocked out of race
Tyce Carlson suffered a concussion during a crash in Sunday's practice, knocking him out of the Indy 500. Hideshi Matsuda will drive the Hubbard-Immke Racing car.


Hornish has high expectations
Sam Hornish Jr. hardly sounds like a 20-year-old Indianapolis 500 rookie. In fact, he sees no reason why he can't challenge the veterans all the way to Victory Lane.


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