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After Laguna Seca
Rank Driver Points

1 Newgarden, Josef 641
2 Pagenaud, Simon 616
3 Rossi, Alexander 608
4 Dixon, Scott 578
5 Power, Will 550
6 Rosenqvist, Felix (R) 425
7 Herta, Colton (R) 420
8 Hunter-Reay, Ryan 420
9 Sato, Takuma 415
10 Rahal, Graham 389
11 Bourdais, Sebastien 387
12 Hinchcliffe, James 370
13 Ferrucci, Santino (R) 351
14 Pigot, Spencer 335
15 Kanaan, Tony 304
16 Andretti, Marco 303
17 Ericsson, Marcus (R) 290
18 Veach, Zach 271
19 Leist, Matheus 261
20 Jones, Ed 217
21 Harvey, Jack 186
22 Chilton, Max 184
23 Carpenter, Ed 161
24 Daly, Conor 149
25 Kimball, Charlie 117
26 O'Ward, Patricio (R) 115
27 Karam, Sage 39
28 Davison, James 36
29 Castroneves, Helio 33
30 Hanley, Ben (R) 31
31 Mann, Pippa 28
32 Kaiser, Kyle (R) 22
33 Hildebrand, JR 20
34 Servia, Oriol 16
35 Enerson, RC (R) 13
36 King, Jordan (R) 12

Rookie of Year Standings
1 Rosenqvist, Felix 425
2 Herta, Colton 420
3 Ferrucci, Santino 351
4 Ericsson, Marcus 290
5 O'Ward, Patricio 115
6 Hanley, Ben 31
7 Kaiser, Kyle 22
8 RC Enerson 13
9 King, Jordan 12

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1. Honda 1436
2. Chevy 1387

Early 500 odds favor Team Penske, but Alonso looms

Can the F1 veteran upset the IndyCar regulars?
Sunday, May 5, 2019


Can Fernando Alonso beat Will Power and the other IndyCar regulars?
Can Fernando Alonso beat Will Power and the other IndyCar regulars?

We are just 3-weeks from May’s second most important race for betting. That “Second” being the Indy 500 to yesterday's betting extravaganza of the Kentucky Derby. NASCAR, IndyCar and Formula 1 are now in full swing with the month of May now upon us and motorsports betting is picking up steam across the globe with the Indy 500 being the biggest and most popular. And this year Fernando Alonso is making his 2nd attempt at the world's biggest race, the Indy 500. Can he win it? Want the scoop on the best Indy 500 betting

May is THE month for betting on auto racing, specifically the Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend that includes F1’s Monaco Grand Prix (9:10 a.m. ET, ESPN), IndyCar’s Indianapolis 500 (12 p.m. ET, NBC) and NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 (6 p.m. ET, FOX).

The Greatest Spectacle in Racing, according to the Indy marketing team, is considered part of the Triple Crown of Motorsport. The Triple Crown of racing comprises three of the most prestigious motorsports events in the world. Also included in this trio is the Monaco Grand Prix and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Last year Bump Day returned to Indy. This year, Bump Day is getting a new look.

Under IndyCar’s new guidelines, only positions 10-30 will be up for grabs on Saturday, May 18, the first day of 500 qualifying. The Fast Nine Shootout will remain on Sunday, May 19, but the cars on the outside of the top 30 will now have to wait until Sunday to decide their fates. See our recent article on the Bump Day and guaranteed starting sport controversy.

Because the Indy 500 is such a high-profile race, some oddsmakers have already opened odds for what’s referred to as, “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”

Defending champion Will Power and Team Penske teammate Josef Newgarden are co-favorites at 7-1, followed by Alexander Rossi and Scott Dixon, both available at 8-1. However, owing to his worldwide popularity from being F1 World Champion twice, Fernando Alonso will be the most followed driver the month of May and on race day many people will be betting on him and his McLaren team to win.

Here’s the full list of recent odds to win the 2019 Indy 500, but they will change between now and race time on May 26th depending on what happens in qualifying the weekend of May 17-18.

DriverOdds as of May 5th
Will POWER7-1
Alexander ROSSI8-1
Scott DIXON8-1
Simon PAGENAUD10-1
Marco ANDRETTI16-1
Tony KANAAN20-1
Sebastien BOURDAIS30-1
Graham RAHAL30-1
Fernando ALONSO30-1
Takuma SATO30-1
Marcus ERICSSON40-1
Sage KARAM40-1
Conor DALY40-1
Ed JONES40-1
Zach VEACH40-1
Matheus LEIST60-1
Colton HERTA60-1
Jordan KING60-1
Oriol SERVIA60-1
Spencer PIGOT60-1
James DAVISON100-1
Santino FERRUCCI100-1
Charlie KIMBALL100-1
Patricio O'WARD100-1
Jay HOWARD100-1
Jack HARVEY300-1
Ben HANLEY300-1
Kyle KAISER500-1
Pippa MANN500-1

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