Teams waiting to see about 33

Updated: May 11, 2004, 8:56 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- There are plenty of cars at the track and several drivers looking for jobs. Still, the Indianapolis 500 might not have a full field for the first time since 1947.

Just three days before qualifying begins, only 28 driver-car combinations are listed on the entry sheet. A full field for the race May 30 would be 33.

"I don't know where we're at now,'' said John Barnes, a partner in Panther Racing. "I've heard there's 27 to 30, but if you have another engine lease ...

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