Indy 500 postponed

It Indy 500 will be run Sunday, Aug. 23 due to the COVID-10 pandemic. “Making this announcement now gives everyone ample time to adjust and prepare for the new date,” their news release said.

The start time will be announced at a later date.

Tickets purchased for the May 24 race are valid for the new race date and can be used in August. 

The GMR Grand Prix scheduled for May 9 will be postponed until July 4 and run as the first IndyCar-NASCAR doubleheader with the Brickyard 400

All concerts scheduled for the original race weekend have been canceled, including REO Speedwagon and Styx, Luke Bryan, and Martin Garrix.

Practice will be Aug. 12 and 13, followed by Fast Friday with qualifying Aug. 15 and 16. Both days of qualifying will be televised on NBC. A full schedule will be released soon, according to the news release. Carb Day’s Pit Stop Competition and the Freedom 100 Indy Lights race will take place Aug. 21

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