Schedule

2015 Indianapolis 500 Event Schedule
Oval Aero Kit Debut, Opening Day - Sunday, May 3, 2015
Schedule of Events
  • 09:30am - Gates Open
  • 10:00am - 12:00pm - Rookie Orientation Program
  • 01:00pm - 05:00pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Oval Test
  • 05:00pm - Gates Close

Juan Pablo Montoya
Indianapolis 500 Practice - Monday, May 11, 2015
Schedule of Events
  • 10:00am - Gates Open
  • 12:00pm - 03:00pm - Rookie Orientation Program
  • 03:00pm - 07:00pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
  • 07:00pm - Gates Close

Will Power
Indianapolis 500 Practice - Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Schedule of Events
  • 10:00am - Gates Open
  • 12:00pm - 06:00pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
  • 06:00pm - Gates Close

Scott Dixon
Indianapolis 500 Practice - Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Schedule of Events
  • 10:00am - Gates Open
  • 12:00pm - 06:00pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
  • 06:00pm - Gates Close

Graham Rahal
Indianapolis 500 Practice - Thursday, May 14, 2015
Schedule of Events
  • 10:00am - Gates Open
  • 12:00pm - 06:00pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
  • 06:00pm - Gates Close

Ryan Briscoe
Fast Friday - Friday, May 15, 2015
Schedule of Events
  • 10:00am - Gates Open
  • 12:00pm - 06:00pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
  • 06:00pm - Gates Close

IMS Tire
Indianapolis 500 Qualifications - Saturday, May 16, 2015
Schedule of Events
  • 07:00am - Gates Open
  • 08:00am - 10:00am - Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
  • 11:00am - 05:50pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying
  • 06:00pm - Gates Close

Tony Kanaan
Old National Armed Forces Pole Day - Sunday, May 17, 2015
Schedule of Events
  • 07:30am - Gates Open
  • 08:30am - 09:30am - Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
  • 09:45am - Enlistment Ceremony
  • 10:15am - 12:15pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying Positions 10-30
  • 12:45pm - 01:30pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying Positions 31-33
  • 02:00pm - 02:45pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Fast 9 Qualifying Positions 1-9
  • 04:00pm - Gates Close

Old National Armed Forces Pole Day
Indianapolis 500 Practice - Monday, May 18, 2015
Schedule of Events
  • 12:00pm - Gates Open
  • 08:30am - 12:00pm - Indy Lights Test Session
  • 12:30pm - 04:00pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
  • 04:30pm - 07:00pm - Indy Lights Test Session
  • 07:00pm - Gates Close

Marco Andretti
IMS Racing Experience & Fan Track Laps - Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Schedule of Events
  • 08:00am - 04:00pm - Indy Racing Experience
  • 09:00am - 12:00pm - Pit Stop Practice - Gasoline Alley
  • 09:00am - 04:00pm - Victory Lap Riding Experience
  • 09:00am - 05:00pm - Museum Hours
  • 10:30am - IMS Bus Tour
  • 12:30pm - IMS Bus Tour
  • 02:30pm - IMS Bus Tour
  • 04:00pm - 07:00pm - Track Laps
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Helio Castroneves
Indy Lights Practice & Qualifying - Thursday, May 21, 2015
Schedule of Events
  • 08:00am - Gates Open
  • 09:00am - 12:00pm - Indy Lights Practice
  • 01:15pm - 02:15pm - Indy Lights Qualifying
  • 02:30pm - 04:00pm - Vintage Car Laps
  • 04:00pm - Gates Close

Gabby Chaves
Coors Light Carb Day - Friday, May 22, 2015
Schedule of Events
  • 08:00am - Gates Open
  • 08:30am - 10:00am - Vintage Car Laps
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
  • 12:30pm - Indy Lights Freedom 100
  • 01:30pm - 03:30pm - Tag Heuer Pit Stop Challenge
  • 03:30pm - Coors Light Carb Day Concert feat. Jane's Addiction, O.A.R. and 38 Special
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  • 06:00pm - Gates Close

Coors Light Carb Day
Legends Day Honoring Al Unser presented by Firestone - Saturday, May 23, 2015
Schedule of Events
  • 07:30am - Gates Open
  • 09:00am - 10:00am - Driver Autograph Session - Pagoda Plaza
  • 09:30am - 10:30am - Vintage Car Laps
  • 10:30am - Public Drivers Meeting - Tower Terrace
  • 12:00pm - 01:30pm - IPL 500 Festival Parade - Downtown
  • 03:00pm - Legends Day Concert presented by Firestone feat. Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett and Frankie Ballard
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  • 06:00pm - Gates Close

Legends Day Honoring Al Unser presented by Firestone
99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 - Sunday, May 24, 2015
Schedule of Events
  • 06:00am - Gates Open
  • 07:00am - Indy 500 Snake Pit presented by Miller Lite Opens feat. Kaskade, Steve Aoki and A-Trak
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  • 08:00am - 09:15am - Parade of Bands
  • 09:45am - 500 Festival Princess Laps
  • 10:40am - Former Indianapolis 500 Winner Laps
  • 11:10am - Military Laps
  • 11:33am - Driver Introductions
  • 12:00pm - 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race - 200 Laps
  • 06:00pm - Gates Close

Ryan Hunter-Reay
Fun Fact #50
At speed, the tread area of racing tires nears the temperature of boiling water (212° F). This gives the tread area a tar-like consistency to help the tires and car adhere to the track.
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