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34 cars set to race at Vegas

In all there are seven British drivers confirmed for the race: Franchitti, Jay Howard, James Jakes, Alex Lloyd, Mike Conway, Pippa Mann and Dan Wheldon.

Update: It was also confirmed that Sebastian Saavedra will return to Conquest Racing in the seat of the #34 car for Vegas. "It's good to be back," he said. "I don't like to watch the races from a couch and now I'm ready to make my second finale with Conquest Racing ... I've learned more in a season in IndyCar than what I've learned in my whole racing career."

Britain's Dillon Battistini took charge of the car at last week's Kentucky Indy 300, but he retired two-thirds of the way through the race with the team citing driver fatigue as the reason.

Full Vegas entry list

#2 Oriol Servia Newman/Haas Racing
#3 Helio Castroneves Team Penske
#4 JR Hildebrand Panther Racing
#5 Takuma Sato KV Racing Technology–Lotus
#6 Ryan Briscoe TeamPenske
#7 Danica Patrick Andretti Autosport
#8 Paul Tracy Dragon Racing
#9 Scott Dixon Target Chip Ganassi Racing
#10 Dario Franchitti Target Chip Ganassi Racing
#11 Davey Hamilton Dreyer & Reinbold Racing
#12 Will Power Team Penske
#14 Vitor Meira AJ Foyt Enterprises
#15 Jay Howard Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
#17 Wade Cunningham AFS/Sam Schmidt Motorsports
#18 James Jakes Dale Coyne Racing
#19 Alex Lloyd Dale Coyne Racing
#22 Townsend Bell Dreyer & Reinbold Racing
#24 Ana Beatriz Dreyer & Reinbold Racing
#26 Marco Andretti Andretti Autosport
#27 Mike Conway Andretti Autosport
#28 Ryan Hunter -Reay Andretti Autosport
#30 Pippa Mann Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
#34 Sebastian Saavedra Conquest Racing
#38 Graham Rahal Service Central Chip Ganassi Racing
#44 Buddy Rice Panther Racing
#57 Tomas Scheckter Sarah Fisher Racing
#59 EJ Viso KV Racing Technology–Lotus
#67 Ed Carpenter Sarah Fisher Racing
#77 Dan Wheldon Sam Schmidt/BHA with Curb Agajanian
#78 Simona De Silvestro HVM Racing
#82 Tony Kanaan KV Racing Technology-Lotus
#83 Charlie Kimball Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing
#98 Alex Tagliani BHA with Curb Agajanian/Sam Schmidt
#06 James Hinchcliffe Newman/Haas Racing




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Ryan Briscoe, Will Power, Marco Andretti and Ryan Hunter-Reay pose with an IndyCar in front of the famous welcome sign at the city limits of Las Vegas. [Picture Credit: IndyCar Media]
James Davison on track on Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Friday May 22 2015. (Photo by: Jim Haines for IndyCar Media)
Will Power, Mark Miles and Derrick Walker announce the addition of Boston to the 2016 IndyCar Series itinerary. (Photo by: Bret Kelley for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe steps into the #5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsport Honda in place of the injured James Hinchcliffe. Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 21 2015. (Photo by: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe steps into the #5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsport Honda in place of the injured James Hinchcliffe. Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 21 2015. (Photo by: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe steps into the #5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsport Honda in place of the injured James Hinchcliffe. Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 21 2015. (Photo by: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media)
Ryan Briscoe steps into the #5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsport Honda in place of the injured James Hinchcliffe. Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 21 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)
James Hinchcliffe at IMS (Photo by: Walter Kuhn)
James Hinchcliffe during practice prior to Qualifying for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race (Photo by: Leigh Spargur)
James Hinchcliffe at IMS (Photo by: Mike Harding)
James Hinchcliffe at IMS (Photo by: Jim Haines)
Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 Avaya Team Penske Chevrolet IndyCar V6, qualifies third fastest Sunday, May 17, 2015, and will start on the outside of the front row for the Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. Pagenaud will be joined in the front row by by polestar Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet and Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet who qualified second fastest for the May 24 race. (Photo by Michael L. Levitt/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet IndyCar V6, qualifies second-fastest Sunday, May 17, 2015, and will start in the middle of the front row for the Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. Power will be joined in the front row by pole sitter Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet and Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 Avaya Team Penske Chevrolet  who qualified third for the May 24 race. (Photo by Scott R. LePage/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, celebrates after qualifying fastest Sunday, May 17, 2015, winning the pole for the Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dixon will be joined in the front row by Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet who qualified second fastest, and Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 Avaya Team Penske Chevrolet  who qualified third for the May 24 race. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Scott Dixon, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet IndyCar V6, qualifies fastest Sunday, May 17, 2015, winning the pole for the Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dixon will be joined in the front row by Will Power, driver of the #1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet who qualified second fastest, and Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #22 Avaya Team Penske Chevrolet  who qualified third for the May 24 race. (Photo by Phillip Abbott/LAT for Chevy Racing)
Simon Pagenaud leads Will Power at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during practice on Thursday May 14 2015. (Photo by: Mike Harding for IndyCar Media)
Will Power and Simon Pagenaud at practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during practice on Thursday May 14 2015. (Photo by: Jim Haines for IndyCar Media)
James Jakes on course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for practice on Wednesday May 13 2015. (Photo by: Chris Owens for IndyCar Media)

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