SCHEDULE (All times local):
10 a.m.-6 p.m.: Public Gates Open
10-10:05 a.m.: Installation Laps, All Cars
10:15 a.m.-noon: Rookie Orientation Program, driver RC Enerson
Noon-6 p.m.: Practice, All Cars
All sessions on Peacock and Indycar Radio
HONORARY STARTER: Ball State Men’s Basketball Head Coach Michael Lewis, noon
TICKETS: General Admission tickets are $15. Children 15 and under are admitted free with a paying adult.
PUBLIC GATES OPEN (10 a.m.-6 p.m.): Gate 1, Gate 2, Gate 4, Gate 6S, Gate 7, Gate 7S, Gate 10, and Gate 10A.
Today should be a busy day. With just two days towork on race setups before qualifying boost is added on Friday, smaller teams have a lot of work to do.
J R Hildebrand caused quite a buz when he appeared inn Gasoline Alley. I heard he was here to replace a drive, but the issue with that driver has been resolved. Hildebtandwill stay here through the weekend in case a ride opens for some reason.
Please keep my friend Steve Chiccone in your thoughts. Steve will miss coming to the 500 this year because of a medical issue. He is going to be fine, but I miss sseing him in the paddock.Can’y wait to see you back at the track, Steve.