Here’s updated standings after Indy 500 qualifying points earned

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Here’s the starting lineup for next Sunday’s historic 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, as well as the qualifying points each driver earned.

We’ll add that total to their numbers for the season and list the points as they run, now, heading into next Sunday’s race.

Juan Pablo Montoya getting an extra run helped save him 15 points, earning 17 for the day for starting 17th instead of 2 for starting 32nd.

Meanwhile Graham Rahal had a tough one from a qualifying standpoint. Starting 26th means he’ll only earn 8 points.

Provided the grid doesn’t change (the last row changed entirely last year), here’s how the points will shake out:

Unofficial starting grid:

Pos Car # Engine Driver Avg S Qualifying pts (New points total)
1 5-James Hinchcliffe 230.760 — 42 (152)
2 21-Josef Newgarden 230.700 — 40 (140)
3 28-Ryan Hunter-Reay 230.648 — 38 (147)
4 29-Townsend Bell 230.481 — 36 (36)
5 26-Carlos Munoz 230.287 — 34 (118)
6 12-Will Power 229.669 — 32 (137)
7 7-Mikhail Aleshin 229.562 — 30 (117)
8 22-Simon Pagenaud 229.139 — 28 (270)
9 3-Helio Castroneves 229.115 — 26 (185)
10 77-Oriol Servia 229.060 — 24 (36)
11 98-Alexander Rossi 228.473 — 23 (102)
12 14-Takuma Sato 228.029 — 22 (124)
13 9-Scott Dixon 227.991 — 21 (187)
14 27-Marco Andretti 227.969 — 20 (96)
15 6-JR Hildebrand 227.876 — 19 (27)
16 42-Charlie Kimball 227.822 — 18 (129)
17 2-Juan Pablo Montoya 227.684 — 17 (177)
18 10-Tony Kanaan 227.430 — 16 (127)
19 11-Sebastien Bourdais 227.428 — 15 (90)
20 20-Ed Carpenter 227.226 — 14 (23)
21 19-Gabby Chaves 227.192 — 13 (26)
22 8T-Max Chilton 226.686 — 12 (92)
23 24-Sage Karam 226.436 — 11 (11)
24 18-Conor Daly 226.312 — 10 (98)
25 63-Pippa Mann 226.006 — 9 (9)
26 15-Graham Rahal 225.847 — 8 (141)
27 61-Matt Brabham 225.727 — 7 (21)
28 88-Bryan Clauson 225.266 — 6 (6)
29 16-Spencer Pigot 224.847 — 5 (40)
30 25-Stefan Wilson 224.602 — 4 (4)
31 41-Jack Hawksworth 224.596 — 3 (63)
32 4-Buddy Lazier 222.154 — 2 (2)
33 35-Alex Tagliani Att — 1 (8)

Unofficial Points heading into Indy 500:

1 22-Simon Pagenaud, 270
2 9-Scott Dixon, 187
3 3-Helio Castroneves, 185
4 2-Juan Pablo Montoya, 177
5 5-James Hinchcliffe, 152
6 28-Ryan Hunter-Reay, 147
7 15-Graham Rahal, 141
8 21-Josef Newgarden, 140
9 12-Will Power, 137
10 42-Charlie Kimball, 129
11 10-Tony Kanaan, 127
12 14-Takuma Sato, 124
13 26-Carlos Munoz, 118
14 7-Mikhail Aleshin, 117
15 98-Alexander Rossi, 102
16 18-Conor Daly, 98
17 27-Marco Andretti, 96
18 8-Max Chilton, 92
19 11-Sebastien Bourdais, 90
20 41-Jack Hawksworth, 63
21 19-Luca Filippi, 45
22 16-Spencer Pigot, 40
23 29-Townsend Bell, 36
24 77-Oriol Servia, 36
25 6-JR Hildebrand, 27
26 19-Gabby Chaves, 26
27 20-Ed Carpenter, 23
28 61-Matthew Brabham, 21
29 24-Sage Karam, 11
30 63-Pippa Mann, 9
31 35-Alex Tagliani, 8
32 88-Bryan Clauson, 6
33 25-Stefan Wilson, 4
34 4-Buddy Lazier, 2

IMSA Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta: How to watch, start times, schedule, entry list

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Start times, TV schedule: The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will conclude the 2022 season this weekend with the Motul Petit Le Mans at Michelin Road Atlanta, which also will mark the end of the line for the DPi class.

The premier Daytona Prototype international category, which started in 2017, will be replaced by the new Grand Touring Prototype (GTP) class with its LMDh cars that will establish a bridge to Le Mans.

For the third time in four years, an Acura will be crowned the champion in DPi as the No. 10 of Wayne Taylor Racing holds a 19-point edge over the No. 60 of Meyer Shank Racing.

Last year, WTR’s No. 10 entered the season finale with a 19-point lead but lost the title to the No. 31 Cadillac of Action Express.

Full-time WTR drivers Filipe Albuquerque and Ricky Taylor (who will be joined by Brendon Hartley in the No. 10 this weekend) have a series-leading four victories this season. The MSR duo of Tom Blomqvist and Oliver Jarvis (who will be joined by Helio Castroneves this weekend) won the Rolex 24 at Daytona and have five runner-up finishes this year.

Championship scenarios in the other four categories:

GTD Pro: Points leaders Matt Campbell and Mathieu Jaminet will clinch the title by starting in their No. 9 Pfaff Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R.

–GTD: There are 140 points separating the top four teams with Roman De Angelis and the No. 27 Heart of Racing Aston Martin Vantage GT3 leading by 45 points.

–LMP2: John Farano is first in the driver standings by 33 points over Dwight Merriman and Ryan Dalziel. In the team standings, the No. 52 PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports leads by 19 points over the No. 8 Tower Motorsport (Farano’s team).

–LMP3: No. 54 CORE autosport drivers Jon Bennett and Colin Braun lead by 83 points over the No. 74 Riley Motorsports of Gar Robinson.

With the 10-hour race requiring an extra driver, several stars from other racing series have been added. In addition to Castroneves, Scott Dixon and Ryan Hunter-Reay will serve as third drivers in Chip Ganassi Racing’s pair of Cadillacs.

Jimmie Johnson also will be making his last DPi start in the No. 48 Ally Cadillac with Mike Rockenfeller and Kamui Kobayashi. Petit Le Mans could mark the last start in an IMSA prototype for Johnson, who has said limited inventory likely will keep him out of the GTP category in the Rolex 24 next year.

Here are the start times, starting lineup, schedule and TV info for the IMSA Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta (all times are ET):


Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta start times, schedule, TV info

When: Saturday, 12:10 p.m. ET

Race distance: Ten hours on the 12-turn, 2.54-mile road course

TV: Noon-3 p.m., NBC; 3-10:30 p.m., USA Network. Peacock, the NBC Sports App,and NBCSports.com will have streaming coverage of the event from flag to flag beginning at noon. Leigh Diffey and Dave Burns are the play by play announcers with analysts Calvin Fish, Townsend Bell, James Hinchcliffe and Brian Till. The pit reporters are Kevin Lee, Hannah Newhouse, Dillon Welch and Matt Yocum.

IMSA.com live TV qualifying stream: Friday, 3:35 p.m. ET.

IMSA Radio: All sessions are live on IMSA.com and RadioLeMans.com; SiriusXM live race coverage will begin Saturday at noon (XM 207, Internet/App 992).

Forecast: According to Wunderground.com, it’s expected to be 63 degrees with an 85% chance of rain at the green flag.

Entry list: Click here to see the 48-car field for the IMSA Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta


Daily schedule IMSA Petit Le Mans

Here’s a rundown of the Petit Le Mans at Michelin Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia:

Wednesday, Sept. 28

9:30 a.m.: Mazda MX-5 practice

10:25 a.m.: Porsche Carrera Cup

12:30 p.m.: Prototype Challenge practice

1:15 p.m.: Mazda MX-5 practcice

2 p.m.: Porsche Carrera Cup practice

3:30 p.m.: Michelin Challenge practice

Thursday, Sept. 29

8 a.m.: Prototype Challenge practice

9 a.m.: Porsche Carrera Cup qualifying

9:50 a.m.: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice

11:40 a.m.: Prototype Challenge qualifying

12:10 p.m.: Michelin Challenge practice

1:50 p.m.: Mazda MX-5, Race 1

2:55 p.m.: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice

5 p.m.: Porsche Carrera Cup, Race 1

6 p.m.: Michelin Challenge qualifying

7:30 p.m.: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice

Friday, Sept. 30

8 a.m.: Prototype Challenge race

9:50 a.m.: Mazda MX-5, Race 2

10:55 a.m.: Porsche Carrera Cup, Race 2

1:10 p.m.: IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge race

3:40 p.m.: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship qualifying

Saturday, Oct. 1

9:15 a.m.: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice

12:10 p.m.: Petit Le Mans