Indy 500 Schedule – The 2010 Indianapolis 500 Motor Speedway Schedule

indy-500-schedule-the-2010-indianapolis-500-motor-speedway-schedulePeople are excited for Indy 500 schedule, because the 2010 Indianapolis 500 schedule will stat around 1pm and the fans can’t wait to experience the race live on track.

There will be 12 days of on-track action during the month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, starting with practice for rookies and veterans on Opening Day, Saturday, May 15 and continuing through Race Day, Sunday, May 30.

“We’re pleased with the schedule because it provides fans plenty of opportunities to enjoy the excitement of a day at the Speedway while being responsive to the requests of our race teams. We look forward to another memorable month of May in Indianapolis,” Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation president and chief executive officer Jeff Belskus said.

The Indy 500 Schedule is as follows:

SUNDAY, MAY 30, 2010

5 a.m. Garage opens to participants
6 a.m. Military bomb to signify opening of track to public
7 a.m. Team equipment/supplies enter pits
8 a.m. Spectacle of Bands
10 a.m. IMS pace car rides
10:30 a.m. Cars begin entering pit lane
10:55 a.m. Cars in place in pit lane
11:15 a.m. Grid cars on front straightaway
“On the Banks of the Wabash” – Purdue University Band
11:30 a.m. Clear pit lane (cold pit passes must leave)
11:40 a.m. Cars in place on grid
11:50 a.m. Engine warm up begins
12:00 p.m. Engine warm up concludes
Cars will not receive fuel top off on the grid
ABC broadcast begins
12:14 p.m. Drivers report to North Green Room (Pagoda)
12:25 p.m. Drivers in 11 rows for Driver Introductions
12:30 p.m. Race Mode required on annual/indy only credentials for pit access
12:33 p.m. Driver Introductions (live)
12:39 p.m. Drivers Picture – Yard of Bricks
12:47 p.m. “America the Beautiful”
12:52 p.m. “God Bless America”
12:54 p.m. “National Anthem” – Concludes with flyover
12:56 p.m. “Drivers to Your Cars”
12:57 p.m. Invocation
1:01 p.m. Rifle Volley
1:02 p.m. Taps
1:03 p.m. “Back Home Again in Indiana”
Balloon spectacle
1:05 p.m. “Ladies and Gentleman Start Your Engines” – Mari Hulman George
1:06 p.m. Parade Lap
1:10 p.m. Pace Laps
1:12 p.m. Green Flag – 2010 Indianapolis 500® Mile Race