Plan Ahead: Indianapolis 500

Welcome to the Plan Your Visit section of IMS.com. Here you will find information for the Month of May along with tips to getting in and out of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as quick and smoothly as possible. Make sure to follow IMS on Twitter and Facebook for the latest information for Race Day.

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EVENT SCHEDULE
Friday, May 10, 2019
Gates Open:
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
NTT IndyCar Series Practice:
9:10 AM - 9:55 AM
NTT IndyCar Series Practice:
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Indy Lights Race 1:
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
USF2000 Race 1:
2:45 PM - 3:20 PM
Indy Pro 2000 Race 1:
3:35 PM - 4:15 PM
Firestone Fast 6:
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Gates Open:
7:30 AM - 5:45 PM
USF2000 Race 2:
9:15 AM - 9:55 PM
Indy Pro 2000 Race 2:
10:10 AM - 11:00 AM
NTT IndyCar Series Warm Up:
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Indy Lights Race 2:
1:15 PM - 2:25 PM
Bronze Badge Grid Walk:
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
INDYCAR Grand Prix:
3:30 PM
Post-Race Track Invasion:
5:45 PM
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Gates Open:
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Veteran Practice:
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Rookie Orientation Program:
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Indianapolis 500 Practice:
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Gates Open:
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Indianapolis 500 Practice:
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Gates Open:
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Indianapolis 500 Practice:
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday, May 17, 2019
Gates Open:
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Indianapolis 500 Practice:
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Qualifications Draw:
6:15 PM
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Gates Open:
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Practice Full Field:
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Indianapolis 500 Qualifying:
11:00 AM - 5:50 PM
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Gates Open:
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fast Nine Shootout Practice:
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Last Row Shootout Practice:
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Last Row Shootout Qualifying:
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Fast Nine Shootout Qualifying:
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Indianapolis 500 Practice:
3:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Monday, May 20, 2019
Gates Open:
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Indy Lights Test:
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Indianapolis 500 Practice:
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Indy Lights Test:
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Friday, May 24, 2019
Gates Open:
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Indianapolis 500 Practice:
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Indy Lights Freedom 100 Race:
1:00 PM
Pit Stop Challenge:
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Miller Lite Carb Day Concert:
3:30 PM
Saturday, May 25, 2019
Gates Open:
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Full Field Autograph Session:
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Public Drivers Meeting:
10:25 AM
Concert Gates Open:
3:00 PM
Firestone Legends Day Concert:
3:30 PM
Sunday, May 26, 2019
Parking Lots Open:
5:00 AM
Gates Open:
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Indy 500 Snake Pit:
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
103rd Running of the Indy 500:
12:30 PM
Sunday, May 26, 2019
Indy 500 Snake Pit:
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
103rd Running of the Indy 500:
12:30 PM
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