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For instance, in 1932, cars began to arrive on April 6, and in 1969, the first day of practice was April 28.
In very early years, it was not uncommon for the track to be closed on Sundays during practice, or be open for only competitors with the gates closed to the public.
In conjunction with the contest Indy Star has rolled out the Indy 500 Calendar.
This interactive page will curate everything race fans need to know about the month-long celebration.
Since 2017, Founders Day is the date in which inductees to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame are announced.
The race has always been scheduled in conjunction with Memorial Day.
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The contest, beginning on May 20, 2019, will allow fans to predict the finishing order of the May 26 Indianapolis 500 race.
The winner who correctly predicts the finishing order of all 33 drivers will win 0,000 presented by Indy Star and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Participants can submit their predictions at until 11 a.m.
"Each year we partner with IMS on a new wrinkle to build excitement around ‘The Greatest Spectacle in Racing’– and we are excited about this new contest, where some someone could win 0,000.” “This contest with our friends at the Indy Star adds some extra fun and opportunity to an activity every race fan enjoys,” IMS President J. “While it’s not an easy task picking the Indy 500 finishing order, I know it’s a challenge people are going to embrace once the starting grid is set.
Good luck to everyone who participates in this exciting new sweepstakes! About Indy Star Indy Star is the largest and most respected news and information provider for Central Indiana, reaching more than a million people in print, digital and social media each week.