103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500

Focused on the Fork: 1911 Grill

Just a couple blocks away from Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 1911 Grill pays homage to the Indy 500 in more ways than one. 

2019 Indy 500 Schedule

Tuesday, May 14 – Opening Day

  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m.: Public gates open
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Veteran practice
  • 1-3 p.m.: Rookie Orientation Program, veteran refresher tests
  • 3-6 p.m.: Open practice

Wednesday, May 15 through Thursday, May 16 – Practice

  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m.: Public gates open
  • 11 a.m.-6 p.m.: Open practice

Friday, May 17 – Fast Friday

  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m.: Public gates open
  • 11 a.m.-6 p.m.: Open practice
  • 6:15 p.m.: Qualifications draw

Saturday, May 18 – Crown Royal Armed Forces Qualifying (Bump Day)

  • 8-9:30 a.m.: Practice
  • 11 a.m.-5:50 p.m.: Qualifying (order based on draw, top 30 locked in field at end of day)

Sunday, May 19 – Crown Royal Armed Forces Qualifying (Pole Day)

  • 10:15-10:45 a.m.: Fast Nine Shootout practice
  • 10:45-11:15 a.m.: Last Row Shootout practice
  • 12:15-1:15 p.m.: Last Row Shootout qualifying (order based on original draw, one attempt per car)
  • 1:15-2:15 p.m.: Fast Nine Shootout qualifying (order based on Saturday times, slowest to fastest, one attempt per car)
  • 3:15-6 p.m.: Open practice, all 33 qualified cars

Monday, May 20  – Practice and Indy Lights test

  • Noon-6 p.m.: Public gates open
  • 10-11:30 a.m.: Indy Lights test
  • Noon-2 p.m.: Indianapolis 500 open practice
  • 2:30-4 p.m.: Indy Lights test

Thursday, May 23 – No public access

  • 10-10:45 a.m.: Indy Lights practice
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m.: Indy Lights qualifying

Friday, May 24 – Miller Lite Carb Day

  • 8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Public gates open
  • 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Indianapolis 500 final practice
  • 1 p.m.: 17th Freedom 100 (Indy Lights)
  • 2-3:30 p.m.: Indy 500 Pit Stop Challenge
  • 3:30 p.m.: Miller Lite Carb Day Concert begins, Turn 4 infield

Saturday, May 25 – Legends Day presented by Firestone

  • 8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Public gates open
  • 9-10 a.m.: Driver autograph session, Pagoda Plaza
  • 10:25 a.m.: Public drivers’ meeting, Tower Terrace
  • 3:30 p.m.: Firestone Legends Day Concert begins, Turn 4 infield

Sunday, May 26 – Indy 500 Race Day

  • 6 a.m.-one hour post-race: Public gates open
  • 7 a.m.: Indy 500 Snake Pit presented by Coors Light begins, Turn 3 infield
  • 12:30 p.m. start time: 103rd Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge

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12°
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13°
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Angola
14°
Paulding
17°
Van Wert
14°
Portland
14°
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