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2013 Indianapolis 500 Event Schedule
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All Times Eastern
 Wednesday, May 22
500 Festival Community Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
9 am - Gates Open - Track
11am - Firestone Freedom 100 Autograph Session - Plaza
11am - 500 Festival Pin Distribution - Plaza
1:30pm - Indianapolis 500 Driver Autograph Session 1 - Plaza
3pm - Indianapolis 500 Driver Autograph Session 2 - Plaza
 Thursday, May 23
Indy Lights Practice & Qualifications
8 am - Gates Open - Track
9am - Noon - Firestone Freedom 100 Practice - Track
11am - Hall of Fame Autograph Session - IMS Hall of Fame Museum
1:15 - 2:15pm - Firestone Freedom 100 Qualifications - Track
2:30 - 4 pm - Vintage Cap Laps - Track
6 pm - Gate Close - Track
 Friday, May 24
Coors Light Carb Day
8 am - Gates Open - Track
8am - 6 pm - Social Media Garage Open - Garages 34 & 35
8:30 - 9:45am - Vintage Cars on Track - Track
10 am - 11am - Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony - Pagoda Plaza Stage
11am - 12 pm - Indianapolis 500 Final Practice - Track
12pm - 12:30pm - Firestone Freedom 100 Pre-race - Track
12pm - 12:30pm - Donald Davidson & A.J.Watson Book Signing - Plaza
12:30pm - Firestone Freedom 100 Race (40 laps) - Track
2pm - Indy 500 Pit Stop Challenge - Pit Lane
3:30pm - Coors Light Carb Day Concert Feat. Poison - Stage
6pm - Gates Close - Track
 Saturday, May 25
Legends Day honoring Parnelli Jones
8am - Gates Open - Track
8am - 6pm - Memorabilia Show - Plaza Pavilion
8am - 6pm - Vintage Sprint Car & Midget Display - Plaza
8am - 6pm - Social Media Garage Open - Garages 34 & 35
9am - 10am - Full Field Autograph Session - Plaza
9:30am - 10:15am - Vintage Car Laps - Track
10:25am - 10:30am - 33 Roadsters Laps led by Parnelli Jones - Track
10:30am - Public Drivers Meeting - Tower Terrace
11am - 4pm - Kids Zone - Lot N
12pm - 12:45pm - Parnelli Jones Autograph Session - Plaza
1pm - 2:30pm - Indianapolis 500 Veteran Drivers Autograph Session A - Plaza
3pm - 4:30 - Indianapolis 500 Veteran Drivers Autograph Session B - Plaza
5pm - Gates Close - Track
5pm - Mattel Hot Wheels World Record Track Run - Track
 Sunday, May 26
The 97th Running of The Indianapolis 500 Mile Race
5:30am - Gates Open - Track
7am - 4pm - Snake Pit presented by Miller Lite - Inside Turn 3
7am - 6pm - Social Media Garage Open - Garages 34 & 35
8am - Parade of Bands - Track
9am - 2pm - Kids Zone - Not N
9:30am - Celebrity Red Carpet - Plaza
9:45am - 500 Festival Princesses Lap - Track
10am - Peformance by Diplo - Snake Pit
10:15am - "Banks of the Wabash" performed by the Purdue University Band - Track
10:40am - Winning Drivers Lap - Track
10:50am - Decade Race Car laps - Track
10:55am - 60th Anniversary Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car Lap - Track
11:10am - Military Parade Lap - Track
11:33am - Driver Introductions - Track
11:40am - Military March - Track
11;43am - "America the Beautiful" - Track
11:45am - Military Recognition - Track
11:47am - "God Bless America", performed by Florence Henderson - Track
11:49am - Invocation - Track
11:52am - Taps - Track
11:54am - National Anthem - Track
12:03am - "Back Home Again in Indiana", performed by Jim Nabors - Track
12:30am - Balloon Spectacle - Track
12:04am - "Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your Engines", by Mari Hulman George - Track
12:12am - 97th running of Indianapolis 500 (200 Laps)
12:30am - Performance by Afrojack - Snake Pit
6pm - Gates Close - Track

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