Tag: Indianapolis Motor Speedway


Raring to go fans make a beeline for Indy 500

Indy 500 with 135000 fans

Roger Penske – owner of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (US) – threw open the gates of the Speedway for Indy 500 on May 30th to usher in thousands of Indianapolis 500 fans wearing checkered flag masks and shorts. ‘AP’ quoted a raring to go Penske as saying, “I’m ready to go.... » Read more


Fans back to Indy 500 spectacle

Indy500 poised to attract huge crowd

Fans will attend the 105th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge, with up to 40 percent of the venue being allowed to be filled, totaling approximately 135,000 fans. The plan for the May 30th, 2021 race at the world’s largest sporting facility – the Indianapolis Motor... » Read more


Indy 500 sans fans as COVID wallop on in US

Indy 500 August 2020 update

For the first time in its history, the Indy 500 will be hosted behind closed doors this month as the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) in US backtracked on plans to admit fans, while Major League Baseball (MLB) has also postponed its inaugural ‘Field of Dreams’ event due to COVID-19 which has... » Read more


IMS further reduce fan presence for Indy 500

Indy 500 July 2020 update

Attendance for the 104th edition of the Indianapolis 500 on August 23 will be cut down to approximately 25 percent of capacity with masks made mandatory for all attendees. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway made this announcement recently. The announcement was made based on policies and procedures put... » Read more


Huge turnout expected at Indy 500 in August

Indy 500 2020

This year’s Indianapolis 500 race on August 23 is expected to attract more than 100,000 spectators after officials confirmed details of the rescheduled iconic US motorsport event. It will be the 104th edition of the motorsport spectacle. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is an automobile racing... » Read more


Major revamp plan for ‘Cathedral of Speed’ on the way

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The sports venue with the highest capacity in the world – Indianapolis Motor Speedway at Indiana (an enclave suburb of Indianapolis) in the United States – will be improvised with an ambitious plan announced. In January this year, the American diversified transportation services company Penske... » Read more


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