SCHEDULE | 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500

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Here is the schedule for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 29!

Schedule of Events:

  • 05:00am – Exterior Parking Lots Open
  • 06:00am – Public Gates Open
  • 06:00am – 12:00pm – Ticket Office Open
  • 08:00am – 09:15am – Parade of Bands
  • 08:00am – 10:00am – Borg-Warner Trophy March to the Bricks
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  • 08:30am – 10:00am – Celebrity Red Carpet – Pagoda Plaza
  • 09:45am – 500 Festival Princess Lap
  • 10:06am – “On The Banks of the Wabash” performed by Purdue University Band
  • 10:29am – Green Flag Delivered to Turn 1 by IU Health Helicopter
  • 10:40am – Former Indy 500 Champion Laps
  • 10:57am – Historic Race Car Laps
  • 11:07am – Military Silverado Laps
  • 11:35am – Driver Introductions
  • 11:43am – Pearl Harbor Veteran Salute
  • 11:47am – “America the Beautiful” – performed by Military Trio with Purdue Band
  • 11:49am – Military Speech – General Anderson
  • 11:55am – Presentation of Colors
  • 11:56am – Invocation – Archbishop of Indianapolis
  • 11:57am – “Taps”
  • 11:57am – “God Bless America” – performed by Indianapolis Children’s Choir
  • 12:00pm – “National Anthem” – performed by Darius Rucker
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  • 12:02pm – Military Flyover
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  • 12:05pm – “Drivers To Your Cars” – Florence Henderson
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  • 12:12pm – “Back Home Again in Indiana” – performed by Josh Kaufman and Indianapolis Children’s Choir
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  • 12:15pm – “Drivers Start Your Engines”
  • 12:19pm – 100th Running of the Indy 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil – 200 Laps
  • 06:00pm – Public Gates Close

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