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Mark highlights from the complete Month of May calendar of activity at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. All times local (Eastern):

Thursday, May 8: GRAND PRIX OF INDIANAPOLIS PRACTICE
Free Admission
9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Public Gates Open
10-10:45 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series practice
11-11:45 a.m., USF2000 Practice
Noon-12:45 p.m., Pro Mazda Practice
1-1:45 p.m., Indy Lights Practice
2-2:45 p.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
3-3:30 p.m., USF2000 Practice
3:45-4:15 p.m., Pro Mazda Practice
4:30-5:15 p.m., Indy Lights Practice
5:30 p.m., Celebration of Automobiles Track Laps Begin

Friday, May 9: GRAND PRIX OF INDIANAPOLIS QUALIFYING / RACE
$20 admission, 12 and under free
9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Public Gates Open
10-10:45 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
11-11:45 a.m., USF2000 Qualifying
Noon-12:45 p.m., Pro Mazda Qualifying
1-1:45 p.m., Indy Lights Qualifying
2-3:10 p.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying
3:30-4:10 p.m., USF2000 Race #1
4:30-5:10 p.m., Pro Mazda Race #1
5:30-6:10 p.m., Indy Lights Race #1
7 p.m. Rev Methodist Health Foundation, in Partnership with Indiana University Health, Event Begins (Separate Admission)

Saturday, May 10: GRAND PRIX OF INDIANAPOLIS RACE DAY
Tickets start at $25, 12 and under free
7 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
7 a.m.-4 p.m., Celebration of Automobiles
10 a.m. Firestone "Race Car" Pin Distribution, Pagoda Plaza
11-11:50 a.m., USF2000 Race #2
12:10-1 p.m., Pro Mazda Race #2
1:30-2:30 p.m., Indy Lights Race #2
2:45 p.m., IMS Grid Girl Entrance - Pagoda Yard of Bricks
3:50 p.m., Grand Prix of Indianapolis Race Begins

Sunday, May 11-Thursday, May 15: INDIANAPOLIS 500 PRACTICE
$15 admission, 12 and under free
10a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
Noon-6 p.m., Practice

Friday, May 16: FAST FRIDAY PRACTICE
$15 admission, 12 and under free
10 a.m.-6 p.m., Public gates Open
Noon-6 p.m., Practice

Saturday, May 17: QUALIFYING DAY 1
$20 admission, 12 and under free
7 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
8-8:30 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Group 1 Practice
8:30-9 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Group 2 Practice
8:30 a.m., 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard
9-10 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series (All) Practice
10 a.m., Chevy Pin Distribution Begins - Pagoda Plaza
10:15 a.m., Qualifying Pre-Race Show, Pagoda Plaza
11 a.m.-5:50 p.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying
2 p.m., LIVE Concert, Pagoda Plaza Stage

Sunday, May 18: OLD NATIONAL ARMED FORCES POLE DAY
$20 admission, 12 and under free
7 a.m.-4 p.m., Public Gates Open
8:30-9:30 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
9:45 a.m., Enlistment Ceremony Begins - Plaza Stage
10:15 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Group 1 Qualifying Begins (Positions 10-30)
11 a.m. Rapid Fire Concert, Plaza Stage
12:15 p.m., American Dairy Pin Distribution Begins, Pagoda Plaza
12:45 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Group 2 Qualifying Begins (Positions 31-33)
2-2:45 p.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Fast Nine Qualifying
3 p.m., Verizon Pole Award Celebration

Monday, May 19: INDIANAPOLIS 500 PRACTICE
$15 admission, 12 and under free
10a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
Noon-5 p.m., Practice

Tuesday, May 20: NO TRACK ACTIVITY

Wednesday, May 21: AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE 500 FESTIVAL COMMUNITY DAY (No Track Activity)
$10 gate admission, 6 and under free
9 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
10-10:50 a.m., 500 Festival Pin Distribution, Pagoda Plaza
11 a.m.-noon, Indy Lights Drivers Autograph Session, Pagoda Pavilion
1:30-2:30 p.m., Indianapolis 500 Driver Autograph Group #1, Pagoda Pavilion (Wristbands Required)
3-4 p.m. Indianapolis 500 Driver Autograph Group #2,  Pagoda Pavilion. (Wristbands Required)
4:30-5:30 p.m. Indianapolis 500 Driver Autograph Group #3, Pagoda Pavilion (Wristbands Required)

Thursday, May 22: INDY LIGHTS PRESENTED BY COOPER TIRES PRACTICE AND QUALIFYING
Free Admission
8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Public Gates Open
9 a.m.-noon, Indy Lights Practice
1:15-2:15 p.m., Indy Lights Qualifying

Friday, May 23: COORS LIGHT CARB DAY
$30 admission, 12 and under free
8 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
8:30-9:30 a.m., Vintage Car Exhibition
10-11 a.m., Firestone Pin Distribution, Pagoda Plaza
11 a.m.-noon, Verizon IndyCar Series Practice Begins
12:30-1:20 p.m., Indy Lights Race Begins
1:30-3:30 p.m., Pit Stop Competition Begins
3:30 p.m., Carb Day Concert Begins Featuring Sammy Hagar and the Wabos and Sublime With Rome           

Saturday, May 24: LEGENDS DAY HONORING MARIO ANDRETTI PRESENTED BY FIRESTONE
$10 admission, 12 and under free
8 a.m.-8 p.m., Public Gates Open, Vintage Car Display, Memorabilia Show
8:45 a.m., Rookie Chat - Pagoda Plaza Stage
9-10 a.m, Full Field Autograph Session Pagoda Plaza
9:30-10:15 a.m., Vintage Race Car Laps
10:30-11 a.m., Public Drivers Meeting, Tower Terrace
12:30-1:30 p.m., Legends of IMS Radio Q&A, Pagoda Plaza Stage
1-2:30 p.m., Former Driver Autograph Session A, North Chalet
2:30-3 p.m. Q&A with Mario Andretti - Pagoda Plaza Stage
3-4:30 p.m., Former Driver Autograph Session B, Mario Andretti Meet and Greet (Wristband Holders Only)
5:30 p.m., Tyler Farr Concert Begins followed by Jason Aldean Concert at 6:30 p.m. on Turn 4 Stage (Separate Admission)

Sunday, May 25: 98th INDIANAPOLIS 500 RACE DAY
Tickets start at $40
5:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
8 a.m., Parade of Bands
10:50 a.m., Vintage Car Laps
11:33 a.m., Driver Introductions
Noon, Start of 98th Indianapolis 500 (200 laps)
 

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