View Gate and Stand Openings Qualifying Update: IMS will remain open past its normal 6 p.m.closing time to allow all entries one four-lap attempt once the track is open for qualifying.Race Fan is to deliver the most thorough coverage of motorsports from the fan’s perspective through interaction with the best sportscasters, drivers and personalities, plus some of the best music from the 70's through today.For tickets to all activities except the Firestone Legends Day Concert click here.In early years, the track traditionally opened for practice on May 1 (regardless of the day of the week). The policy was typically to make the track available for practice no later than May 1, although in most years, few if any competitors would be on the grounds yet.In some years, the track would be available for practice and testing as early as April.The event is held over Memorial Day (originally Decoration Day) weekend, which is typically the last weekend in May.
Juan Pablo Montoya Roldán was born on September 20, 1975, in Bogotá, Colombia.
The official attendance is not disclosed by Speedway management, but the permanent seating capacity is upwards of 250,000, and infield patrons raise the race-day attendance to approximately 300,000. Foyt, Al Unser, and Rick Mears, each of whom have won the race four times.
The inaugural running was won by Ray Harroun in 1911. The active driver with the most victories is Hélio Castroneves, with three.
View Concert Map View Gate and Stand Openings The Indy 500 Snake Pit Presented by Coors Light will feature EDM superstars Zedd and Marshmello, along with support by RL Grime, Action Bronson, Adventure Club and The Trap House, in addition to wrestling legend Ric Flair as the special emcee.
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