Briscoe hoping to make more Penske history at Indianapolis 500

Ryan Briscoe was one of the feel-good stories at the 2007 Indy 500 with his fifth-place finish in a one-off deal driving for Luczo Dragon Racing. Now driving for Team Penske, fifth place might not be good enough, writes John Schwarb.

Updated: May 13, 2008, 5:49 PM ET
By John Schwarb | Special to ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- Ryan Briscoe landed on an intriguing row for the 92nd Indianapolis 500.

To his immediate left is Dan Wheldon, a driver who stepped into the car Briscoe once drove for Target Chip Ganassi Racing. On the far left is Scott Dixon, who was a teammate to Briscoe in a long and, quite literally, painful 2005 season.

Of course, this is the front row, the significance of which isn't lost on Briscoe. The third-qualifying Australian, in his third Indy 500, is ...

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