Schedule

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

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Schedule of Events
  • 07:30am - Public Gates 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 #2
  • 12:25pm - 01:10pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Practice #2
  • 01:15pm - 01:30pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Pit Stop Practice
  • 01:45pm - 02:15pm - Indy Lights Qualifying
  • 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 - Public Gates Close
  • 07:30pm - 11:00pm - Diary of a Wimpy Kid Move Premiere - Pagoda Plaza
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James Hinchcliffe
4th Annual INDYCAR Grand Prix - Saturday, May 13, 2017

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Schedule of Events
  • 07:30am - Public Gates Open
  • 07:30am - IMS Midway 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
  • 12:35pm - 01:00pm - Sam Schmidt and Mario Andretti Semi-Autonomous Car Race
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  • 01:00pm - Indy Lights Driver Introductions
  • 01:15pm - Indy Lights Race #2 (70 minutes)
  • 02:50pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Cars to the Grid
  • 02:55pm - VIP Introductions
  • 03:00pm - 03:30pm - Bronze Badge Holder Grid Walk - Enter/Exit at Victory Podium & South Pit Gate
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  • 03:00pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Driver Introductions
  • 03:26pm - Invocation delivered by Mark Schumitema
  • 03:27pm - National Anthem performed by Forever In Your Mind
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  • 03:29pm - Flyover
  • 03:43pm - "Start Your Engines"
  • 03:50pm - 2017 INDYCAR Grand Prix - 85 Laps
  • 06:00pm - 07:00pm - Post Race Track Invasion
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  • 06:45pm - Public Gates Close

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Will Power
Fun Fact #24
More than 5,700 pounds of Brickyard Burgers are served during the Indianapolis 500, which is equal to the weight of 5 Indy cars.