News & Multimedia

98th Indianapolis 500 Race Day Schedule

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

Download Indianapolis 500 Schedule

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


***

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.
 

Show More Show Less
Now Viewing
98th Indianapolis 500 Race Day Schedule
 
98th Indianapolis 500 Race Day Schedule
Detailed schedule for 2014 Indianapolis 500 Race Day on Sunday, May 25 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway:
Read More
Related Media
Townsend Bell
 
Drivers Chasing Indy 500 One-Off Rides Work as Hard Off Track as On It
Securing the dollars to land a ride is a huge undertaking that doesn't happen with a meeting and a happy handshake.
Read More
Darrel Wallce Jr.
 
Bubba Breaks Through With Strong Daytona 500 Finish
The vignettes of emotion around Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. started early Sunday, well before he set sail in Richard Petty’s No. 43 for his first Daytona 500. They ended with a warm reception from his family after his second-place finish at Daytona International Speedway.
Read More
Austin Dillon
 
Dillon Battles for Victory at 60th Daytona 500
Austin Dillon prevailed in a game of Survivor played at 200 miles per hour, winning this Sunday's Daytona 500 fiercely and unapologetically after turning race leader Aric Almirola in the third corner of the final lap.
Read More
Kasey Kahne
 
Reigning Brickyard Winner Kahne Eager for Fresh Start with Small Leavine Team
Kasey Kahne knew he was leaving Hendrick Motorsports before he we won the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard last July at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. As that race lasted into the darkness of the night with overtime after overtime extending the contest, Kahne was physically and emotionally spent by the time he got to Victory Lane.
Read More
Blaney Daytona Duels
 
Young Star Blaney Picks Right Spot To Make Winning Debut for Penske in Daytona Duel
With his victory in Thursday night’s Can-Am Duel at Daytona, young Ryan Blaney showed why he is “Penske material.” Blaney, the 24-year-old son of sprint car legend Dave Blaney, has all the ingredients that would impress the winningest team owner in Indianapolis 500 history, Roger Penske.
Read More
Items 1 - 5 of 2,886
Reserve one of our hospitality suites for your next event!
To start planning your event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway please fill out our Information Request Form or contact IMS Sales Department at (317) 492-8739 or email at hospitalitysales@brickyard.com.
Latest Tweets
It's Pole day on @CrownRoyal Armed Forces Weekend & we can't wait to see you! Check out details on the day: https://t.co/yKQ6Db3YRK
May 21