Indy 500 postponed to Aug. 23, due to coronavirus pandemic

INDIANAPOLIS — The 2020 Indianapolis 500 will not be operate on its scheduled May perhaps 24 start off date, IndyCar and IMS introduced Thursday afternoon, which would make the 104th managing of the Best Spectacle in Racing the initial version not to be done through the month of Might.

The race is scheduled for Aug. 23.

“The Thirty day period of May perhaps at IMS is my favourite time of calendar year, and like our supporters, I am disappointed we’ve had to reschedule the Indy 500,” Roger Penske stated in a statement. “We are likely to double-down on purchaser practical experience in the months in advance and I am self-confident we are going to greet admirers with a transformed facility and a globe-class spectacle when we run the world’s greatest race afterwards this calendar year.”

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