Big names in, but one spot remains in Indy field

Al Unser Jr. and John Andretti can breathe a little easier. Both all but locked up spots on the Indy 500 grid on Saturday. But the field isn't complete, and Bump Day looms, writes John Schwarb.

Updated: May 19, 2007, 9:40 PM ET
By John Schwarb | Special to ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- All the big names are now in the Indianapolis 500, Al Unser Jr. and John Andretti included. But there are not 33 names yet.

Saturday's third-day qualifying at Indianapolis Motor Speedway saw plenty of action but did not meet its goal of filling the entire field. Tomorrow's Bump Day first will look for a 33rd starter, then bumping may commence with as many as four cars, some of which have not turned a single lap on the 2.5-mile oval.

The race appeared to ...

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