Memorial Day is almost here, and for any racing fan that means one thing and one thing only: the Indy 500 is upon us! So get ready to take a break from grilling to kick back, relax, and enjoy some serious racing action. We have everything you need to know about the big day, from what time it’s on to how to watch. Here’s the scoop!
When is the Indy 500?
The Indy 500 will take place on the Sunday before Memorial Day, as always. This year, that’s on May 29. The big showdown will air at 12:00 pm PST/ 9:00 am EST. But there are fun ceremonies all morning leading up to the main event: the 100th running of the Indy 500! Stream some music to get you pumped, ad-free and unlimited RIGHT HERE!
How do you watch the race?
The best way to watch the race is by tuning in to ABC at noon, perhaps crack open a cold one and enjoy the race before spending the day at the grill. You can also live stream the big race on WatchESPN.
Where is the big race?
As always, the Indianapolis 500 will take place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indiana, lovingly called The Brickyard. The massive stadium hold 235,000 people, who will watch the IndyCars shoot around the circuit 200 times.
Who is in the race?
Veteran Marco Andretti, hunky Ryan Hunter Reay and Scott Dixon are all favorites to win on the big day, but it could be anyone’s race. You just never know what could go wrong – or right! You can see all of the hottest hunks that will be there, right here!
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