Schedule of Events

Listed below is the most up-to-date schedule of events for the 2018 Month of May at Indianapolis.  When necessary, this page will be updated with the latest schedule changes.  As events pass, their date will be removed.  The next event will always be listed at the top of the page.

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Thursday, May 24
Freedom 100 Practice

10:00-10:45 a.m. – Indy Lights Practice
2:00-4:30 p.m. – Indianapolis 500 Media Day
1:30-2:30 p.m. – Indy Lights Qualifications for the Freedom 100

Friday, May 25
Miller Lite Carb Day

8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Public Gates Open
8:00-9:00 a.m. – Historic Car Exhibition
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Verizon IndyCar Series Final Practice
12:30 p.m. – Indy Lights Freedom 100 (40 laps)
1:30-3:30 p.m. – Indianapolis 500 Pit Stop Challenge
3:30 p.m. – Miller Lite Carb Day Concert, featuring Train and Blues Traveler

Saturday, May 26
Firestone Legends Day

8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Public Gates Open
9:00-10:00 a.m. – Indianapolis 500 Full-Field Driver Autograph Session
10:30-11:15 a.m. – Public Drivers Meeting
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Historic Car Exhibition
12:00-2:30 p.m. – Legends Autograph Session
3:30 p.m. – Firestone Legends Day Concert, featuring Sam Hunt, Canaan Smith and Filmore

Sunday, May 27
102nd Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil

6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Public Gates Open
7:00 a.m. – Snake Pit presented by Coors Light Opens
8:00 a.m. – Pre-Race Ceremonies Begin
8:00-10:00 a.m. – Celebrity Red Carpet at the Pagoda Plaza
11:33 a.m. – Driver Introductions
11:57 a.m. – God Bless America
11:59 a.m. – National Anthem
12:11 p.m. – Back Home Again in Indiana
12:12 p.m. – Drivers, Start Your Engines
12:21 p.m. – Green Flag, 102nd Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil (200 laps)