IRL: Indy 500: Toyota qualifying 3 report

EIGHT MORE TOYOTAS ADDED TO FIELD FOR 89TH INDIANAPOLIS 500 - Ryan Briscoe led eight Toyota-powered drivers in qualifying for the 89th Indianapolis 500 today. Briscoe registered a four-lap qualifying average of more than 224 mph. The rookie...

EIGHT MORE TOYOTAS ADDED TO FIELD FOR 89TH INDIANAPOLIS 500

- Ryan Briscoe led eight Toyota-powered drivers in qualifying for the 89th Indianapolis 500 today. Briscoe registered a four-lap qualifying average of more than 224 mph. The rookie becomes the third member of the Target Chip Ganassi Racing team to qualify for this year's '500."

Patrick Carpentier (Red Bull Toyota) became the second Toyota-powered rookie to make the field today with a four-lap average of more than 222 mph, including a first lap speed of more than 223 mph. Prior to a distinguished Champ Car career, Carpentier was the 1996 Toyota Atlantic Champion. A total of seven former Atlantic grads have qualified so far for this year's race.

- Also making the field today were Ed Carpenter, Jacques Lazier, A.J. Foyt IV, Larry Foyt, Jeff Ward and Jimmy Kite.

- After earning his first-ever front row starting position last week, Sam Hornish Jr. will line-up as the top Toyota after registering a speed of more than 227.2 mph last weekend.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Jeff Ward , A.J. Foyt IV , Jaques Lazier  , Jimmy Kite , Patrick Carpentier , Larry Foyt , Ryan Briscoe , Chip Ganassi , Sam Hornish Jr. , Ed Carpenter
Teams Chip Ganassi Racing