After a hectic weekend the starting lineup for Sunday’s Open-Wheels 500 Presented by Mitchell Transmissions is set.
Three rookies and seven former winners of the past iteration of the the event made the field. Three time winner Yang Ou is on the pole. Yang Ou returns to iracing after sitting out for a few years. All cars are the Dallara IR-18 chassis. the chassis was definitely the fastest during practice as well.
Logan Simmons, starting 10th, is the fastest rookie.
On Saturday race weekend festivities begin with the Veterans 100 followed by the Pit Stop Competition Presented by The Pit Window.
Saturday, November 16
“Day Before the 500”
9:00 to 10:00 AM | Today at the 500 streaming show airing
11:00 AM | Optional Drivers Meeting
12:30 to 1:30 PM | Final 500 Mile Race Practice Session (1 hour)
2:00 PM | Veterans 100 Race (40 Laps, 100 Miles)
3:30 PM | Pit Stop Competition (30 Laps, 75 Miles)
Later in the week I’ll provide viewing opportunities and times.