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Published Time: 26.05.2024 - 07:13:53 Modified Time: 26.05.2024 - 07:13:53

Fans will be allowed to exit and re-enter the facility if they leave during lightning. Indy 500


Forecasts call for the likely chance of rain arriving in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway area at approximately noon ET, 45 minutes before the scheduled start of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”

If lightning is spotted ahead of or during the arrival of this weather system, IMS officials will ask fans to leave the grandstands and implement their personal safety plans. Please realize that if lightning is approaching even if the skies are clear over IMS, spectators will be asked to leave the grandstands to enhance their personal safety.

Fans will be allowed to exit and re-enter the facility if they leave during lightning.

IMS officials ask fans to process this information and make their most informed decision their arrival time today. Public gates opened at 6 a.m. ET, and there is no change to the 12:45 p.m. ET race start time at the moment.

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