It’s May in April

Cars get on the IMS oval at 10 this morning for the first time sinece May 29, 2022, The turn 2 viewing mounds are open for public viewing.

A reminder of the new schedule:

Thursday, April 20

10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. ET

Veterans 10 a.m.- noon

Rookie Orientation Program and refresher noon-2 p.m.

All eligible cars- 2-6:30

Friday, April 21

10 a.m.-4 p.m

All eligible cars

All track is streamed on Peacock.

If you can, I would get out today. The weather forecast for tomorrow is not promising, with a high of 55 degrees and morning rain, followed by more rain in the afternoon. Today’s weather is sunny to partly cloudy with a high in the low 80s.

Today we get our first look at the liveries for the 500.

33 cars will participate n the test.All full time teams will joine the 500 only entries for Katherine Legge Stefan Wilson, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Takuma Sato, Tony Kanaan, and Marco Andretti. All but Sato will need to take the refresher test.

Sting Ray Robb, Augustin Canapino, and Benjamin Pedersen will be taking their rookie tests this afternoon.

We may get an idea of who will be fast next month, and we will posibly w=see how the new aero parts help in traffic and passing.