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Schedule of Events

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Schedule of Events for the Indianapolis 500

Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Indianapolis, Indiana


The Indianapolis 500 is the always the top race for the IndyCar season. It isn’t just a weekend of events, there are events all month long! We have listed all of the events for the month in the chart below!

Monday, May 1110:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.Gates Open
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Rookie Orientation
3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.IndyCar Practice
Tuesday, May 1210:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.Gates Open
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.IndyCar Practice
Wednesday, May 1310:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.Gates Open
12 p.m. - 6 p.m.Practice
Thursday, May 1410:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.Gates Open
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Practice
Friday, May 1510:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.Gates Open - Fast Friday
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Practice
Saturday, May 167:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Gates Open - Qualifications
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.Practice
11:00 a.m. - 5:50 p.m.Qualifying
Sunday, May 177:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gates Open - Pole Day
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Practice
9:45 a.m.Enlistment Ceremony
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Qualifying Positions 10-30
12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Qualifying Positions 31 - 33
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.Fast 9 Qualifying Positions
Monday, May 1812:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Gates Open
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Indy Lights Test Session
12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.IndyCar Practice
4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Indy Lights Test
Wednesday, May 208:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Indy Racing Experience
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pit Stop Practice - Gasoline Alley
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Victory Lap Riding Experience
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Museum Tours
10:30 a.m.IMS Bus Tour
12:30 p.m.IMS Bus Tour
2:30 p.m.IMS Bus Tour
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Track Laps
Thursday, May 218:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Gates Open
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Indy Lights Practice
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.Indy Lights Qualifying
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Vintage Car Laps
Friday, May 228:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.Gates Open
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.Vintage Car Laps
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Practice
12:30 p.m.Indy Lights Freedom 100
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Tag Heuer Pit Stop Challenge
3:30 p.m. Coors Light Carb Day Concert
Featuring Jane's Addiction, O.A.R. and 38 Special
Saturday, May 237:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.Gates Open
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.Driver Autograph Session - Pagoda Plaza
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Vintage Car Laps
10:30 a.m. Public Driver's Meeting - Tower Terrace
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.IPL 500 Festival Parade - Downtown
3:00 p.m.Legends Day Concert
Featuring Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, and Frankie Ballard
Sunday, May 246:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.Gates Open - Race Day
7:00 a.mIndy 500 Snake Pit
Featuring Kaskade, Steve Aoki, and A-Trak
8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.Parade of Bands
9:45 a.m.500 Festival Princess Laps
10:40 a.m.Former Indianapolis 500 Winner Laps
11:10 a.m.Military Laps
11:33 a.m.Driver Introductions
12:00 p.m.99th Running of the Indianapolis 500

May 24 - 12:00 p.m. ET


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