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See the 2021 Indy 500 starting grid with Scott Dixon on the pole

After two thrilling days of qualifying last weekend with 35 cars racing for only 33 starting spots, the field for the 2021 Indianapolis 500 is set, with six-time IndyCar Series champ Scott Dixon on the pole.

Dixon won the Indy 500 pole on Sunday for the fourth time in his career after knocking out the fastest laps on both Saturday, when starting positions 10 through 30 were set, and Sunday, when the Fast Nine Shootout and the Last Row Shootout determined the top-9 and final three spots, respectively.

“It’s a crazy lead up to this race,” Dixon told For The Win about the two-day qualifying process. “The race for pole is such an event in itself. … It’s really nerve-racking.

“Emotionally, it’s crazy. It’s one of the toughest things. And I think unfortunately, being a veteran of the sport, having done it for so long, it hasn’t got any better. I was so nervous on Saturday, and then on Sunday, I was so nervous.”

The 105th Indy 500 is Sunday with the green flag scheduled to fly at 12:45 p.m. ET on NBC. And this year’s race features several previous Indy 500 winners: Dixon, Hélio Castroneves, Juan Pablo Montoya, Tony Kanaan, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Alexander Rossi, Will Power, Simon Pagenaud and defending Indy 500 winner Takuma Sato.

Here’s a breakdown of the starting grid for the 2021 Indy 500.

Row 1: Scott Dixon, Colton Herta, Rinus VeeKay

Scott Dixon (Mike Dinovo-USA TODAY Sports)

No. 1: Scott Dixon, Chip Ganassi Racing
4-lap average: 231.685 mph

No. 2: Colton Herta, Andretti Autosport w/ Curb-Agajanian
4-lap average: 231.655 mph

No. 3: Rinus VeeKay, Ed Carpenter Racing
4-lap average: 231.511 mph

Row 2: Ed Carpenter, Tony Kanaan, Alex Palou

Ed Carpenter (Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports)

No. 4: Ed Carpenter, Ed Carpenter Racing
4-lap average: 231.504 mph

No. 5: Tony Kanaan, Chip Ganassi Racing
4-lap average: 231.032 mph

No. 6: Alex Palou, Chip Ganassi Racing
4-lap average: 230.616 mph

Row 3: Ryan Hunter-Reay, Hélio Castroneves, Marcus Ericsson

Ryan Hunter-Reay (Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports)

No. 7: Ryan Hunter-Reay, Andretti Autosport
4-lap average: 230.499 mph

No 8: Hélio Castroneves, Meyer Shank Racing
4-lap average: 230.355 mph

No. 9: Marcus Ericsson, Chip Ganassi Racing
4-lap average: 230.318 mph

Row 4: Alexander Rossi, Ed Jones, Pato O'Ward

Alexander Rossi (Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports)

No. 10: Alexander Rossi, Andretti Autosport
4-lap average: 231.046 mph

No. 11: Ed Jones, Dale Coyne Racing w/ Vasser-Sullivan
4-lap average: 231.044

No. 12: Pato O’Ward, Arrow McLaren SP
4-lap average: 230.864

Row 5: Pietro Fittipaldi, Felix Rosenqvist, Takuma Sato

Pietro Fittipaldi (Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports)

No. 13: Pietro Fittipaldi, Dale Coyne Racing w/ RWR
4-lap average: 230.846 mph

No. 14: Felix Rosenqvist, Arrow McLaren SP
4-lap average: 230.744 mph

No. 15: Takuma Sato, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
4-lap average: 230.708 mph

Row 6: James Hinchcliffe, Scott McLaughlin, Graham Rahal

James Hinchcliffe (Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports)

No. 16: James Hinchcliffe, Andretti Steinbrenner Autosport
4-lap average: 230.563 mph

No. 17: Scott McLaughlin, Team Penske
4-lap average: 230.557 mph

No. 18: Graham Rahal, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
4-lap average: 230.521 mph

Row 7: Conor Daly, Jack Harvey, Josef Newgarden

Conor Daly (Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports)

No. 19: Conor Daly, Ed Carpenter Racing
4-lap average: 230.427 mph

No. 20: Jack Harvey, Meyer Shank Racing
4-lap average: 230.191 mph

No. 21: Josef Newgarden, Team Penske
4-lap average: 230.071 mph

Row 8: JR Hildebrand, Santino Ferrucci, Juan Pablo Montoya

JR Hildebrand (Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports)

No. 22: JR Hildebrand, A.J. Foyt Enterprises
4-lap average: 229.980 mph

No. 23: Santino Ferrucci, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
4-lap average: 229.949 mph

No. 24: Juan Pablo Montoya, Arrow McLaren SP
4-lap average: 229.891 mph

Row 9: Marco Andretti, Simon Pagenaud, Sebastien Bourdais

Marco Andretti (Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports)

No. 25: Marco Andretti, Andretti Herta-Haupert w/ Marco & Curb-Agajanian
4-lap average: 229.872 mph

No. 26: Simon Pagenaud, Team Penske
4-lap average: 229.778 mph

No. 27: Sebastien Bourdais, A.J. Foyt Enterprises
4-lap average: 229.744 mph

Row 10: Stefan Wilson, Max Chilton, Dalton Kellett

Stefan Wilson (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

No. 28: Stefan Wilson, Andretti Autosport
4-lap average: 229.714 mph

No. 29: Max Chilton, Carlin
4-lap average: 229.417 mph

No. 30: Dalton Kellett, A.J. Foyt Enterprises
4-lap average: 228.323 mph

Row 11: Sage Karam, Will Power, Simona de Silvestro

Sage Karam (Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports)

No. 31: Sage Karam, Dreyer & Reinbold Racing
4-lap average: 229.156 mph

No. 32: Will Power, Team Penske
4-lap average: 228.876 mph

No. 33: Simona de Silvestro, Paretta Autosport
4-lap average: 228.353 mph

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