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Indianapolis 500 practice, qualifying schedule, TV, streaming

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It’s May and that means the IndyCar Series is taking place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Now that the road race has concluded, attention turns to the 108th Indianapolis 500, scheduled for Sunday, May 26. But before then, there’s a lot of activity on the 2.8-mile oval. This is what happens on the track.

Indy 500 practice, qualifying schedule

All sessions will take place on Peacock, IndyCar Live, IndyCar Radio and SiriusXM Channel 218; always ET9

May 14 Tuesday

9:15-11:15 am: Indy 500 veterans practice

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Indy 500 refresher course

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Indy 500 full field training

May 15-17, Wednesday-Friday

12:00 – 18:00: Indy 500 full field training

May 18, Saturday

8:30-9:30 am: Indy 500 full field training

11am – 6pm: Indy 500 qualifying

May 19, Sunday

12:00 – 14:00: Indy 500 practice

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Indy 500 qualifying, also on NBC

Monday May 20

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Indy 500 full field training

Friday May 24

11am-1pm: Carb Day, Indy 500 full field training

2:30-4:00 PM: Pit stop competition

Indy 500 training, qualifying tickets

Practice tickets start at $20. Qualifying tickets start at $30. Buy tickets here.

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IndyCar 2024 schedule

Times are ET for TV coverage

Date Time Place Television/winner
10th of March St. Petersburg, Fla.% Pato O’Ward**
March 24 Thermal, California*# Alex Palou
April 21 Long Beach, California% Scott Dixon
April 28 Leeds, Alabama# Scott McLaughlin
May 11, 3 p.m Indianapolis# Alex Palou
May 26, 11am Indianapolis@ NBC
June 2, afternoon Detroit% USA
June 9, 3:30 PM Elkhart Lake, Wis.# NBC
June 23, 6 p.m Monterey, California# USA
July 7, 1:30 PM Lexington, Ohio# NBC
July 13, 8:00 PM Newton, Iowa@ NBC
July 14, afternoon Newton, Iowa@ NBC
July 21, 1 p.m Toronto% Peacock
August 17, 6 p.m Gateway, Illinois@ USA
August 25, 3 p.m Portland# USA
August 31, 6:00 PM Milwaukee@ Peacock
September 1, 2:30 PM Milwaukee@ USA
September 15, 3 p.m Nashville@ NBC
*-Race does not count towards the Season Points Championship; % street lane in the center; #-road course; @-oval; **-Josef Newgarden is disqualified on April 24 and runner-up O’Ward becomes the race winner

IndyCar Series points standings

(Until May 11)

  1. Alex Palou, 152
  2. Willpower, 140
  3. Colton Herta, 127
  4. Scott Dixon, 127
  5. Felix Rosenqvist, 107
  6. Scott McLaughlin, 88
  7. Pato O’Ward, 88
  8. Kyle Kirkwood, 86
  9. Christian Lundgaard, 84
  10. Alexander Rossi, 70
  11. Marcus Armstrong, 68
  12. Graham Rahal, 63