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98th Indianapolis 500 Race Day Schedule

Detailed schedule for 2014 Indianapolis 500 Race Day on Sunday, May 25 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway:

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SCHEDULE (all times local):

5:30 a.m.         Public Gates Open              

8:00 a.m.        Parade of Bands Begins

9:30 a.m.        Race Cars begin entering Pit Lane
                       Celebrity Red Carpet Begins – Pagoda Plaza
                       Sponsor Pace Car Rides Begin - South end of Pits

9:45 a.m.        Sponsor Pace Car Rides Conclude

9:55 a.m.        All cars in place on pit lane

10:15 a.m.        “On the Banks of the Wabash” – Purdue University Band (Yard of Bricks)
                         Cars begin to grid on track

10:25 a.m.        Green flag delivered in Turn 1 by IUH Helicopter

10:35 a.m.        Camaro Carrying Andrew Luck and Patient – Lap to Yard of Bricks (Pit Lane)

10:38 a.m.        Andrew Luck, Riley Patients, Deliver Green Flag to Mark Cuban on Yard of Bricks

10:40 a.m.        All cars are in place on grid. Winning Driver laps in current pace cars depart from South Pit (via Pit Lane)

10:50 a.m.        Vintage Car Laps Begin (via Pit Lane)

11:35 a.m.        Drivers in line on Yard of Bricks under Pagoda by row (33 to 1)

11:38 a.m.        Driver Introductions

11:47 a.m.        “America the Beautiful,” Martina McBride

11:50 a.m.        Remarks, Army General Frank J. Grass

11:52 a.m.        “God Bless America,” Florence Henderson

11:54 a.m.        Invocation – Christopher Coyne – Bishop of Indianapolis

11:56 .a.m        Rifle Volley Begins – Victory Podium

11:57 a.m.        Taps Begins – Victory Podium

11:58 a.m        National Anthem, Leann Rimes

12:02 p.m.        “Drivers to Your Cars” command

12:09 p.m.        “Back Home Again in Indiana” Begins – Jim Nabors (75 seconds)

12:11 p.m.        Command to Start Engines, Mari Hulman George, IMS Chairman of the Board

12:11 p.m.        Parade Lap

12:15 p.m.        Pace Laps

12:17 p.m.        Green Flag, Start of 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race

6:00 p.m.        Public Gates Close


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2014 ticket information: Ticket information is available for the remaining three events in 2014 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway – the 98th Indianapolis 500, Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard and Red Bull Indianapolis GP.

Fans can order tickets at www.ims.com/tickets, by calling 800-822-INDY or 317-492-6700 between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or by visiting the Ticket Office at the IMS Administration Building at the corner of Georgetown Road and 16th Street between 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday.

Tickets for groups of 20 or more also are available. Contact the IMS Group Sales Department at (866) 221-8775 for more information.
 

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