Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid - 2006

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 6 Sam Hornish Jr. Marlboro Team Penske Dallara/Honda 228.985
2 3 Helio Castroneves (W) Marlboro Team Penske Dallara/Honda 228.008
3 10 Dan Wheldon (W) Target Chip Ganassi Racing Dallara/Honda 227.338
4 9 Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing Dallara/Honda 226.921
5 11 Tony Kanaan Team 7-Eleven Dallara/Honda 226.776
6 4 Vitor Meira Harrah's Panther Dallara/Honda 226.156
7 55 Kosuke Matsuura Panasonic ARTA Dallara/Honda 225.503
8 8 Scott Sharp Delphi Dallara/Honda 225.321
9 26 Marco Andretti (R) NYSE Group Dallara/Honda 224.918
10 16 Danica Patrick Rahal Letterman Racing Team Argent Panoz/Honda 224.674
11 2 Tomas Scheckter Vision Racing Dallara/Honda 224.659
12 20 Ed Carpenter Vision Racing Dallara/Honda 224.548
13 1 Michael Andretti Jim Beam/Vonage Dallara/Honda 224.508
14 15 Buddy Rice (W) Rahal Letterman Racing Team Argent Panoz/Honda 224.393
15 90 Townsend Bell (R) Rock & Republic Dallara/Honda 224.374
16 7 Bryan Herta XM Satellite Radio Dallara/Honda 224.179
17 27 Dario Franchitti Klein Tools/Canadian Club Dallara/Honda 223.345
18 52 Max Papis Cheever Racing Dallara/Honda 222.058
19 51 Eddie Cheever Jr. (W) Cheever Racing Dallara/Honda 222.028
20 91 P.J. Chesson (R) Carmelo Hemelgarn Racing Dallara/Honda 221.576
21 14 Felipe Giaffone ABC Supply Co./A.J. Foyt Racing Dallara/Honda 221.542
22 92 Jeff Bucknum Life Fitness Dallara/Honda 221.461
23 41 Larry Foyt AJ Foyt Racing Dallara/Honda 221.332
24 21 Jaques Lazier Playa Del Racing Panoz/Honda 221.151
25 5 Buddy Lazier (W) Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Dallara/Honda 220.922
26 17 Jeff Simmons Rahal Letterman Racing Team Ethanol Panoz/Honda 220.347
27 31 Al Unser Jr. (W) A1 Team USA Geico Dreyer & Reinbold Dallara/Honda 219.388
28 12 Roger Yasukawa Playa Del Racing Panoz/Honda 218.793
29 88 Airton Daré OCTANE Motors/Sanitec/SSM Panoz/Honda 218.170
30 97 Stephan Gregoire Effen Vodka Team Leader Special Panoz/Honda 217.428
31 61 Arie Luyendyk Jr. (R) CheapCaribbean.com/Blue Star Jets Panoz/Honda 216.352
32 98 PJ Jones CURB Records Panoz/Honda 215.816
33 18 Thiago Medeiros (R) PDM Racing Panoz/Honda 215.729