Schedule

2017 INDYCAR Grand Prix Event Schedule
Practice & Qualifying - Friday, May 12, 2017

Free Garage Friday - Fans will have access to the garage on the SW entrance of Legends Row from 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

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Schedule of Events
  • 07:30am - Gates Open
  • 07:30am - 07:30pm - Free Garage Friday
  • 07:30am - 07:30pm - IMS Midway Open
  • 07:30am - 06:00pm - IMS Kids Zone Open
  • 07:30am - 07:30pm - IMS Tickets Office Open
  • 07:30am - 07:30pm - IMS Credential Office Open
  • 07:55am - 08:15am - USF2000 Qualifying 1
  • 08:30am - 09:00am - Pro Mazda Qualifying 1
  • 09:15am - 10:00am - Verizon IndyCar Series Practice 1
  • 10:15am - 11:00am - Indy Lights Practice
  • 11:00am - 11:45am - Verizon IndyCar Series Autograph Session - Fan Village in IMS Midway
  • 11:15am - 11:35am - USF2000 Qualifying 2
  • 11:50am - 12:10pm - Pro Mazda Qualifying Session 2
  • 12:00pm - 12:30pm - Indy Lights Autograph Session - Fan Village
  • 12:25pm - 01:10pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Practice 2
  • 12:45pm - 01:15pm - USF2000 Autograph Session - Fan Village
  • 01:15pm - 01:30pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Pit Stop Practice
  • 01:30pm - 02:00pm - Pro Mazda Autograph Session - Fan Village
  • 01:45pm - 02:15pm - Indy Lights Qualifying 1
  • 02:17pm - USF2000 Driver Introductions
  • 02:30pm - USF2000 Race 1 (40 Minutes)
  • 03:12pm - Pro Mazda Driver Introductions
  • 03:25pm - Pro Mazda Race 1 (40 Minutes)
  • 04:20pm - 05:35pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying
  • 05:35pm - Verizon P1 Award Ceremony
  • 05:37pm - Indy Lights Driver Introductions
  • 05:50pm - Indy Lights Race 1 (60 Minutes)
  • 07:30pm - Gates Close
  • 07:30pm - 11:00pm - Diary of a Wimpy Kid Movie Red Carpet Screening - Pagoda Plaza
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Starting Grid

James Hinchcliffe
INDYCAR Grand Prix - Saturday, May 13, 2017

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Schedule of Events
  • 07:00am - 07:00pm - IMS Ticket Office Open
  • 07:00am - 07:00pm - IMS Credential Office Open
  • 07:30am - Gates Open
  • 07:30am - 07:30pm - IMS Midway Open
  • 07:30am - 07:30pm - IMS Kids Zone Open
  • 08:05am - Pro Mazda Driver Introductions
  • 08:15am - Pro Mazda Race #2 (50 Minutes)
  • 09:20am - 09:50am - Indy Lights Qualifying
  • 09:52am - USF2000 Driver Introductions
  • 10:05am - USF2000 Race #2 (40 Minutes)
  • 11:00am - 11:30am - Verizon IndyCar Series Warm-Up
  • 12:00pm - 01:00pm - Firestone Pin Distribution - Pagoda Plaza
  • 12:35pm - 01:00pm - Sam Schmidt and Mario Andretti Race Autonomous Cars
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  • 01:00pm - Indy Lights Driver Introductions
  • 01:15pm - Indy Lights Race #2 (70 Minutes)
  • 02:50pm - Cars to the Grid
  • 02:55pm - VIP Introductions
  • 03:00pm - 03:30pm - Bronze Badge Grid Walk - Enter/Exit through Victory Podium and South Pit Gate
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  • 03:00pm - 03:15pm - Driver Introductions
  • 03:26pm - Invocation delivered by Mark Schuitema
  • 03:27pm - National Anthem performed by Forever In Your Mind
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  • 03:43pm - "Start Your Engines" delivered by Andrew Luck
  • 03:50pm - INDYCAR Grand Prix (85 Laps)
  • 06:00pm - Post-Race Track Invasion
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  • 07:00pm - Gates Close

2018 Tickets

Will Power
Fun Fact #40
On an oval, drivers endure G-forces equal to nearly 4 times the weight of gravity while going through turns. That's about the same force as a space shuttle leaving the launch pad at Cape Canaveral.