In eight seasons competing in the IZOD IndyCar Series, Ryan Briscoe has seven victories and 27 podium finishes over 102 starts.
The Aussie, who was the 2012 pole sitter, will make his 103rd start in the 97th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on May 26 in the Honda-powered No. 8 NTT DATA car for Chip Ganassi Racing Teams.
History of car No. 8 in the Indianapolis 500:
Wins — 3 (1912 by Joe Dawson, 1936 by Louis Meyer and 1956 by Pat Flaherty).
Last win — Pat Flaherty, 1956 (started on pole).
Pole starts — 5 (1929 by Cliff Woodbury, 1932 by Lou Moore, 1956 by Pat Flaherty, 1977 by Tom Sneva and 2001 by Scott Sharp).
Last car No. 8 in starting field – Rubens Barrichello (2012).