IndyCar Firestone 600 lineup at Texas Motor Speedway

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1.Will Power12466.2125Has had success in Texas, winning the second race in 2011 and the pole the past two years.
2.Josef Newgarden67463.4625He has two top-10 finishes this season and is in good position for his first top-five.
3.Tony Kanaan10467.0375Always in contention at Texas, but hasn’t won since the spring of 2004.
4.Juan Pablo Montoya2464.9250This track wasn’t great for him during his NASCAR days, but fortune could change in IndyCar.
5.Ed Carpenter20469.1125He’s made 13 starts in Texas with a best finish of fourth last year.
6.Simon Pagenaud77469.4375He won the Grand Prix of Indianapolis last month, but finished sixth and 13th in his two Texas starts.
7.Scott Dixon9461.6125He went wire-to-wire in 2008 at Texas and was in position for a 2nd win here in 2012 before wrecking.

8.Justin Wilson19462.9625Won at Texas in 2012 but has finished outside the top-10 in his other six races.
9.James Hinchcliffe27469.1375Veteran driver has mixed results at Texas, with his best finish being fourth in 2012.
10.Carlos Munoz34467.4000Columbian will be making his first start at Texas with hopes of visiting Victory Lane for first time.
11.Mikhail Aleshin7464.4625Russian rookie who is looking to carry his success from the European racing circuit into IndyCar.
12.Ryan Hunter-Reay28469.3000The reigning Indy 500 winner is looking for his first win in Texas. He was runner-up last year.

13.Ryan Briscoe8461.1875The 2010 Texas winner is consistently in contention, finishing third the past two years.
14.Helio Castroneves3464.5750Arguably the most recognizable face of IndyCar is looking for his fifth win at Texas.
15.Charlie Kimball83466.1875He’s never had a top-10 run at Texas in four tries. Maybe he’ll do it in try No. 5.
16.Takuma Sato14467.0750His best Texas start (4th) and finish (5th) in Texas came in race 1 of 2011’s Firestone Twin 275s.
17.Marco Andretti25468.4500He’s still looking for first win since 2011. He led 57 laps at Texas last year, but ended up fifth.
18.Sebastien Bourdais11464.2500Veteran open-wheel racer finished 20th in Texas debut last year.
19.Sebastian Saavedra17469.5375Texas hasn’t been his favorite track with finishes of 28, 29 and 14.
20.Jack Hawksworth98462.2625The IndyCar rookie has one top-10 run in seven starts this year.
21.Graham Rahal15466.9125Searching for first Victory Lane visit since 2008. Best finish at Texas is second in 2012.
22Carlos Huertas18463.6000Rookie making his debut at Texas. Has two top-10 finishes so far this year.

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