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2014 INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY MONTH OF MAY SCHEDULE
(All times local, subject to change)

Thursday, May 8 GRAND PRIX OF INDIANAPOLIS PRACTICE – Free Admission
9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Public Gates Open
10 a.m-5:30 p.m., Verizon IndyCar Series & Mazda Road to Indy Practice
10 a.m.-10:45 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series practice
11 a.m.11:45 a.m., USF2000 Practice
Noon-12:45 p.m., Pro Mazda Practice
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m., Indy Lights Practice
2 p.m.-2:45 p.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
3 p.m.-3:30 p.m., USF 2000 Practice
3:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m., Pro Mazda Practice
4:30 p.m.5:15 p.m., Indy Lights Practice
5:30 p.m., Celebration of Automobiles Track Laps Begin

Friday, May 9 GRAND PRIX OF INDIANAPOLIS QUALIFYING / RACE
$20 admission, 12 and under free
9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Public Gates Open
10 a.m.-10:45, Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
11 a.m.-11:45 a.m., USF2000 Qualifying
Noon-12:45 p.m., Pro Mazda Qualifying
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m., Indy Lights Qualifying
2:00 p.m.-3:10 p.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying
3:30 p.m.-4:10 p.m., USF2000 Race #1
4:30 p.m.-5:10 p.m., Pro Mazda Race #1
5:30 p.m.-6:10 p.m., Indy Lights Race #1
7 p.m. Rev Methodist Health Foundation, in Partnership with Indiana
University Health, Event Begins (Separate Admission)

Saturday, May 10 GRAND PRIX OF INDIANAPOLIS RACE DAY
Tickets start at $25, 12 and under free
7 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
7 a.m.-4 p.m., Celebration of Automobiles
10 a.m. Firestone “Race Car” Pin Distribution, Pagoda Plaza
11:00 a.m.-11:50, USF2000 Race #2
12:10 p.m.-1 p.m., Pro Mazda Race #2
1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Indy Lights Race #2
2:45 p.m., IMS Grid Girl Entrance – Pagoda Yard of Bricks
3:50 p.m., Grand Prix of Indianapolis Race Begins

Sunday, May 11- INDIANAPOLIS 500 PRACTICE – $15 admission, 12 and under free
Thursday, May 15 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
Noon-6 p.m., Practice

Friday, May 16 FAST FRIDAY PRACTICE – $15 admission, 12 and under free
10 a.m.-6 p.m., Public gates Open
Noon-6 p.m., Practice

Saturday, May 17 QUALIFYING DAY 1 – $20 admission, 12 and under free
7 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Group 1 Practice
8:30 a.m.-9 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Group 2 Practice, 500
Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard Begins
9 a.m.-10 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series (All) Practice
10 a.m., Chevy Pin Distribution Begins – Pagoda Plaza
10:15 a.m., Qualifying Pre-Race Show, Pagoda Plaza
11:00 a.m.-5:50 p.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying
2 p.m., LIVE Concert, Pagoda Plaza Stage

Sunday, May 18 OLD NATIONAL ARMED FORCES POLE DAY
$20 admission, 12 and under free
7 a.m.-4 p.m., Public Gates Open
8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
9:45 a.m., Enlistment Ceremony Begins – Plaza Stage
10:15 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Group 1 Qualifying Begins (Positions 10 – 30)
11 a.m. Rapid Fire Concert, Plaza Stage
12:15 p.m., American Dairy Pin Distribution Begins, Pagoda Plaza
12:45 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Group 2 Qualifying Begins
(Positions 31 – 33)
2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Fast 9 Qualifying
3:00 p.m., Verizon Pole Award Celebration

Monday, May 19 INDIANAPOLIS 500 PRACTICE – $15 admission, 12 and under free
10 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
Noon-5 p.m., Practice

Tuesday, May 20 NO TRACK ACTIVITY

Wednesday, May 21 AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE 500 FESTIVAL COMMUNITY
Day (No Track Activity) $10 gate admission, 6 and under free
9 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
10 a.m.-10:50 a.m., 500 Festival Pin Distribution, Pagoda Plaza
11 a.m.-Noon, Indy Lights Drivers Autograph Session, Pagoda Pavilion
1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Indianapolis 500 Driver Autograph Group #1, Pagoda Pavilion
(Wristbands Required)
3 p.m.-4 p.m. Indianapolis 500 Driver Autograph Group #2,
Pagoda Pavilion. (Wristbands Required)
4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Indianapolis 500 Driver Autograph Group #3,
Pagoda Pavilion (Wristbands Required)

Thursday, May 22 INDY LIGHTS PRACTICE AND QUALIFYING – Free
8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Public Gates Open
9:00 a.m.-Noon, Indy Lights Practice
1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m., Indy Lights Qualifying

Friday, May 23 COORS LIGHT CARB DAY – $30 admission, 12 and under free
8 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., Vintage Car Exhibition
10 a.m.-11 a.m., Firestone Pin Distribution, Pagoda Plaza
11:00 a.m.-Noon, Verizon IndyCar Series Practice Begins
12:30 p.m.-1:20 p.m., Indy Lights Race Begins
1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Pit Stop Competition Begins
3:30 p.m., Carb Day Concert Begins Featuring Sammy Hagar and the Wabos and
Sublime With Rome

Saturday, May 24 LEGENDS DAY HONORING MARIO ANDRETTI PRESENTED
BY FIRESTONE – $10 admission, 12 and under free
8 a.m.-8 p.m., Public Gates Open, Vintage Car Display, Memorabilia Show
8:45 a.m., Rookie Chat – Pagoda Plaza Stage
9:00 a.m.-10 a.m, Full Field Autograph Session Pagoda Plaza
9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m., Vintage Race Car Laps
10:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Public Drivers Meeting, Tower Terrace
12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Legends of IMS Radio Q&A, Pagoda Plaza Stage
1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Former Driver Autograph Session A, North Chalet
2:30 p.m.-3 p.m. Q&A with Mario Andretti – Pagoda Plaza Stage
3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Former Driver Autograph Session B, Mario Andretti Meet and
Greet (Wristband Holders Only)
5:30 p.m., Tyler Farr Concert Begins followed by Jason Aldean Concert at
6:30 p.m. on Turn 4 Stage (Separate Admission)

Sunday, May 25 98th INDIANAPOLIS 500 RACE DAY – Tickets start at $40
5:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
8 a.m., Parade of Bands
10:50 a.m., Vintage Car Laps
11:33 a.m., Driver Introductions
Noon, Start of 98th Indianapolis 500 (200 laps)
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(Schedule courtesy of IMS PR)

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