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2018 Indianapolis 500 Event Schedule
Practice & Qualifying - Friday, May 11, 2018

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Schedule of Events
  • 11:30am - Public Gates Open
  • 12:05pm - 12:25pm - USF2000 Qualifying
  • 12:40pm - 01:00pm - Pro Mazda Qualifying
  • 01:15pm - 02:00pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
  • 02:20pm - 02:50pm - Indy Lights Practice
  • 03:00pm - 03:45pm - INDYCAR Driver Autograph Session (Fan Village)
  • 03:10pm - 03:30pm - USF2000 Qualifying
  • 03:50pm - 04:10pm - Pro Mazda Qualifying
  • 04:30pm - 05:15pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
  • 05:30pm - 06:30pm - Indy Lights | Race 1
  • 06:45pm - 07:20pm - USF2000 | Race 1
  • 07:35pm - 08:15pm - Pro Mazda | Race 1
  • 08:30pm - 09:45pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying
  • 10:00pm - Verizon P1 Award Ceremony
  • 11:30pm - Public Gates Close

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INDYCAR Grand Prix
INDYCAR Grand Prix - Saturday, May 12, 2018

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Schedule of Events
  • 11:30am - Public Gates Open
  • 12:30pm - 01:00pm - Indy Lights Qualifying
  • 01:15pm - 01:55pm - USF2000 | Race 2
  • 02:10pm - 03:00pm - Pro Mazda | Race 2
  • 03:15pm - 03:45pm - Verizon IndyCar Series Warm Up
  • 05:15pm - 06:25pm - Indy Lights | Race 2
  • 06:55pm - Pre-Race Ceremonies
  • 07:50pm - INDYCAR Grand Prix (85 Laps)
  • 11:00pm - Public Gates Close

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INDYCAR Grand Prix
Indy 500 Practice - Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Available Parking Lots: North 40, Turn 3 (Limited Free Public Parking)

ADA Parking Lots: North 40, West Museum, Lot 3P (Limited Free ADA Parking)

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Schedule of Events
  • 02:00pm - Public Gates Open
  • 04:00pm - 10:00pm - Indianapolis 500 Practice
  • 10:00pm - Public Gates Close

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Practice
Indy 500 Practice - Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Available Parking Lots: North 40, Turn 3 (Limited Free Public Parking)

ADA Parking Lots: North 40, West Museum, Lot 3P (Limited Free ADA Parking)

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Schedule of Events
  • 02:00pm - Public Gates Open
  • 03:00pm - 10:00pm - Indianapolis 500 Practice
  • 10:00pm - Public Gates Close

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Practice
Indy 500 Practice - Thursday, May 17, 2018

Available Parking Lots: North 40, Turn 3 (Limited Free Public Parking)

ADA Parking Lots: North 40, West Museum, Lot 3P (Limited Free ADA Parking)

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Schedule of Events
  • 02:00pm - Public Gates Open
  • 03:00pm - 10:00pm - Indianapolis 500 Practice
  • 10:00pm - Public Gates Close

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Practice
Indy 500 "Fast Friday" Practice - Friday, May 18, 2018

Available Parking Lots: North 40 (Limited Free Public Parking); Turn 3 (Limited Free Infield Public Parking); Lot 2, Lot 3P, Main Gate (Paid Daily Parking)

ADA Parking Lots: North 40, West Museum, Lot 3P (Limited Free ADA Parking); Lot 2 (Paid Daily ADA Parking)

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Schedule of Events
  • 02:00pm - Public Gates Open
  • 03:00pm - 10:00pm - Indianapolis 500 Practice
  • 10:00pm - Public Gates Close

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Practice
Crown Royal Armed Forces Weekend: Qualifications Day 1 - Saturday, May 19, 2018

Available Parking Lots: North 40 (Limited Free Public Parking); Turn 3 (Limited Free Infield Public Parking); Lot 2, Lot 3P, Main Gate (Paid Daily Parking)

ADA Parking Lots: North 40, West Museum (Limited Free ADA Parking); Lot 2, Lot 3P (Paid Daily ADA Parking)

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Schedule of Events
  • 11:00am - Public Gates Open
  • 12:00pm - 01:30pm - Indianapolis 500 Practice
  • 03:00pm - 09:50pm - Indianapolis 500 Qualifications
  • 10:00pm - Public Gates Close

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Qualifying
Crown Royal Armed Forces Weekend: Pole Day - Sunday, May 20, 2018

Available Parking Lots: North 40 (Limited Free Public Parking); Turn 3 (Limited Free Infield Public Parking); Lot 2, Lot 3P, Main Gate (Paid Daily Parking)

ADA Parking Lots: North 40, West Museum (Limited Free ADA Parking); Lot 2

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Schedule of Events
  • 01:00pm - Public Gates Open
  • 04:00pm - 04:45pm - Indianapolis 500 Practice (Positions 10-33)
  • 05:15pm - 09:00pm - Indianapolis 500 Practice (Fast 9)
  • 06:45pm - 08:45pm - Indianapolis 500 Qualifying (Positions 10-33)
  • 09:00pm - 09:45pm - Indianapolis 500 Qualifying (Fast 9)
  • 09:45pm - Verizon P1 Award Ceremony
  • 10:00pm - Public Gates Close

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Qualifying
Indy 500 Practice - Monday, May 21, 2018

Available Parking Lots: North 40, Turn 3 (Limited Free Public Parking)

ADA Parking Lots: North 40, West Museum, Lot 3P (Limited Free ADA Parking)

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Schedule of Events
  • 04:00pm - Public Gates Open
  • 04:00pm - 10:00pm - Indianapolis 500 Practice
  • 10:00pm - Public Gates Close

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Practice
Miller Lite Carb Day - Friday, May 25, 2018

Available Parking Lots: North 40 (Limited Free Public Parking); Lot 1B, Lot 2, Lot 3G, Main Gate (Paid Daily Parking); Turn 3, 5th & Hulman (Pre-Paid Purchases ONLY)

ADA Parking Lots: North 40 (Limited Free ADA Parking); Lot 2, Lot 3P (Paid ADA Parking); Tower Terrace, Pagoda, West Museum, Brickyard Crossing, Hulman Lot (Pre-Paid Purchases ONLY)

No coolers are allowed on the Miller Lite Carb Day VIP Deck or in the pit area.

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Schedule of Events
  • 01:00pm - Public Gates Open
  • 03:00pm - 04:00pm - Indianapolis 500 Practice
  • 04:30pm - Indy Lights Freedom 100 Race
  • 06:00pm - Pit Stop Challenge
  • 07:30pm - Miller Lite Carb Day Concert featuring Train with special guest Blues Traveler
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  • 10:00pm - Public Gates Close

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Miller Lite Carb Day
Legends Day presented by Firestone - Saturday, May 26, 2018

Available Parking Lots: Lot 1B (Free Public Concert Parking); Lot 2 (Paid Daily Parking); North 40 (Pre-Paid and Paid Daily Concert Parking); Infield (Pre-Paid Parking ONLY) 5th & Hulman (Limited Free Public Parking prior to Autograph Session)

ADA Parking Lots: North 40, Northwest Gravel (Paid Daily ADA Parking); Pagoda, Tower Terrace (Pre-Paid ADA Parking ONLY); West Museum (Limited Free ADA Parking prior to Autograph Session)

Separate ticket required for Firestone Legends Day Concert.

No coolers are allowed into the Firestone Legends Day Concert area.

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Schedule of Events
  • 12:00pm - Public Gates Open
  • 01:00pm - 02:00pm - Indianapolis 500 Full-Field Autograph Session
  • 02:30pm - 03:00pm - Public Drivers Meeting
  • 07:30pm - 10:00pm - Firestone Legends Day Concert featuring Sam Hunt
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  • 10:00pm - Public Gates Close

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Firestone Legends Day
Indy 500 Snake Pit Presented by Coors Light - Sunday, May 27, 2018

Coolers are permitted in the Indy 500 Snake Pit concert area. Cooler policy will be the same as the exterior walking gates and cannot include glass objects.

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Schedule of Events
  • 10:00am - Public Gates Open
  • 11:00am - 06:30pm - Indy 500 Snake Pit Concert

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Indy 500 Snake Pit Presented by Coors Light
102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 Presented by PennGrade Motor Oil - Sunday, May 27, 2018

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Schedule of Events
  • 10:00am - Public Gates Open
  • 04:20pm - 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 Presented by PennGrade Motor Oil
  • 09:00pm - Public Gates Close

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