Sato wins again!
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The 105th Running of the Indianapolis 500 is May 30, 2021.
March 7: St. Petersburg
April 11: Barber Motorsports Park
April 18: Long Beach
May 1: Texas Motor Speedway
May 2: Texas Motor Speedway
May 15: IMS road course
May 30: Indianapolis 500
June 12: Detroit
June 13: Detroit
June 20: Road America
July 4: Mid-Ohio
July 11: Toronto
Aug. 8: Nashville
Aug. 14: IMS road course
Aug. 21: Gateway
Sept. 12: Portland
Sept. 19: Laguna Seca
Brickyard weekend 2021
IMS has made changes to its NASCAR weekend format, adding a new NTT INDYCAR SERIES race to the program that includes the Cup and Xfinity Series. The event will be Aug. 13-15. And, in a twist, the Cup cars will join the other two divisions in racing on the 14-turn, 2.439-mile road course. NBC will carry all three races. The Brickyard 400 was first held on the oval track in 1994.
Annual 500 Oldtimers Events
The Oldtimers' Members-Only Barbecue and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame/Indianapolis 500 Oldtimers Special Recognition Dinner were cancelled this year due to COVID-19 precautions. See you in 2021!
The countdown to the 105th Indianapolis 500 on May 30, 2021:
COVID-19 has forced significant adjustments to all schedules globally, including that of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES. The following is the modified schedule (all times Eastern):
June 6: Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway. Winner: Scott Dixon, Chip Ganassi Racing.
July 4: GMR Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, Winner: Scott Dixon, Chip Ganassi Racing.
July 11: Rev Group Grand Prix at Road America, Race 1. Winner: Scott Dixon, Chip Ganassi Racing.
July 12: Rev Group Grand Prix at Road America, Race 2. Winner: Felix Rosenqvist, Chip Ganassi Racing.
July 17: Iowa Speedway, Race 1. Winner: Simon Pagenaud, Team Penske.
July 18: Iowa Speedway, Race 2. Winner: Josef Newgarden, Team Penske.
Aug. 23: Indianapolis 500. Winner: Takuma Sato, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing.
Aug. 29: Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, Race 1. Winner: Scott Dixon, Chip Ganassi Racing.
Aug. 30: Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, Race 2. Winner: Josef Newgarden, Team Penske.
Sept. 12: Honda Indy 200, at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Race 1, Winner: Will Power, Team Penske.
Sept. 13: Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Race 2. Winner: Colton Herta, Andretti Harding Steinbrenner Autosport.
Oct. 2: INDYCAR Harvest Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, Race 1, Winner: Josef Newgraden, Team Penske.
Oct. 3: INDYCAR Harvest Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, Race 2, Winner: Will Power, Team Penske.
2020 Indianapolis 500
Congratulations to Takuma Sato and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing for winning the 104th Indianapolis 500.
(Photo Courtesy of IMS Photo)