The Indy 500

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Qualifying will be a little different this year for the 106th running of the Indianapolis 500. Over the last decade, qualifying has taken place the weekend prior to race day on Memorial Day weekend. Qualifying will take place Saturday, May 21st, and Sunday, May 22nd. On that Saturday things will proceed as […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Helio Castroneves is now a member of fabled company in Indianapolis 500 lore. Outlasting a duel with Alex Palou in the closing laps of the race, Castroneves joins A.J. Foyt, Al Unser, and Rick Mears as a four-time winner of the Indianapolis 500. Castroneves led the final lap of the fastest Indianapolis […]

Calling all race fans! Here’s how to listen to the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 30, 2021. To listen to the Indy 500, tune in to local stations 93.1 WIBC and 93.5/107.5 The Fan. See air times below. 5  a.m. – Race Day Morning Show 11 a.m. – Indianapolis 500 4-7 p.m. – Post-Race Show […]

The month of May is almost over which means… the Indy 500 could be any day now! Fans will be welcome to the event this year, but as we all know it will look a little different. The Indy 500 is set to be the world’s largest sporting event since the start of the pandemic. IMS will […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Every racing team that shows up at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the month of May is keen on winning the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing”. That goal is certainly not lost on Beth Paretta, who is making a return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as part of the IndyCar ranks for the first […]

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway says it has a nearly 100-page plan going over the safety guidelines and protocols for the August 23 race.

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Motor Speedway will welcome fans to the 104th Indianapolis 500 in August but will limit attendance to 50% of venue capacity due to the coronavirus pandemic. The permanent seating capacity at the track is 235,000. “We’re committed to running the Indy 500 on Sunday, Aug. 23 and will welcome fans to the world’s […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — It appears Roger Penske is committed to running the Indianapolis 500 with fans this year. “Trust me, we are going to run it (Indianapolis 500) with fans,” said Penske to Robin Miller of RACER Magazine. “We’re on for fans in August and planning on it and we feel good. It’s still almost […]

The 500 Festival announced a new schedule of events reflecting the new date for the 104th Indianapolis 500.

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — The Indianapolis 500 has never been postponed to this degree, says Indianapolis Motor Speedway historian Donald Davidson. The 104th running of the Indy 500 was postponed until August 23rd this week by the NTT IndyCar Series and IMS because of the coronavirus pandemic. In its history the race has either been run […]