Indy 500: 2010 IMS event schedule

SATURDAY MAY 15, 2010 Indianapolis Star Opening Day 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Public Gates Open 11 a.m. American Dairy Assoc. Pin Distribution, Photo Shop, Pagoda Plaza 11:30-11:45 a.m. Ask The Expert (Curt Cavin), Coca-Cola Stage Noon-6 p.m.

SATURDAY MAY 15, 2010
Indianapolis Star Opening Day

9 a.m.-6 p.m.   Public Gates Open

11 a.m. American Dairy Assoc. Pin Distribution, Photo Shop, Pagoda Plaza
11:30-11:45 a.m. Ask The Expert (Curt Cavin), Coca-Cola Stage
Noon-6 p.m. Indianapolis 500 Practice, Veterans Noon-2 p.m., Rookies 2-6 p.m.
1-2 p.m. Living Statues, Pagoda Plaza
2-2:45 p.m. Q&A with IMS Historian Donald Davidson, Coca-Cola Stage
3-3:45 p.m. Live Music by Stereo Deluxe, Coca-Cola Stage
3-4 p.m. Autographs with Donald Davidson, Pagoda Plaza Living Statues, Pagoda Plaza
4-5:30 p.m. Live Music by Everclear, Coca-Cola Stage

SUNDAY, MAY 16, 2010
Practice Day

9 a.m.-6 p.m.  Public Gates Open

11 a.m. WIBC Pin Distribution, Photo Shop, Pagoda Plaza
11:30-11:45 a.m. Ask The Expert (Curt Cavin), Coca-Cola Stage
Noon-6 p.m. Indianapolis 500 Practice, Veterans Noon-2 p.m., Rookies 2-6 p.m.
1-2 p.m. Living Statues, Pagoda Plaza
2:30-3:45 p.m. Live Music by Psychodots, Coca-Cola Stage
3:30-4:30 p.m. Living Statues, Pagoda Plaza
4-4:30 p.m. Q&A with Sarah Fisher, Coca-Cola Stage
4:45-5:30 p.m. Book Signing with Sarah Fisher, Retail Garage 33

MONDAY, MAY 17, 2010-THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2010
Practice Day

9 a.m.-6 p.m.  Public Gates Open

Noon-6 p.m. Indianapolis 500 Practice

FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2010
Fast Friday

8 a.m.-6 p.m.  Public Gates Open

11-11:30 a.m. Q&A with Tom Carnegie, Coca-Cola Stage
11:30-11:45 a.m. Ask The Expert (Curt Cavin), Coca-Cola Stage
Noon-6 p.m. Indianapolis 500 Practice, Rookies Noon-2 p.m., Veterans 2-6 p.m.
1-2 p.m. Live Music by Jon E. Gee Band, Coca-Cola Stage
3-4 p.m. Live Music by The Elms, Coca-Cola Stage
6:15 p.m. Qualifying Draw, Pagoda Plaza

SATURDAY, MAY 22, 2010
Pole Day/Coca-Cola Music Fest

7 a.m.-6 p.m.  Public Gates Open

8-10 a.m. Indianapolis 500 Practice
10:30-10:45 a.m. Ask The Expert (Curt Cavin), Coca-Cola Stage
11 a.m.-6 p.m. Indianapolis 500 Qualifications (Positions 1-24)
2-3 p.m. Live Music by Healing Sixes, Coca-Cola Stage
4-5 p.m. Live Music by Eddie Money, Coca-Cola Stage

SUNDAY, MAY 23, 2010
Armed Forces Day/Bump Day

8 a.m.-6 p.m. Public Gates Open
8:30-8:45 a.m. Ask The Expert (Curt Cavin), Coca-Cola Stage
9-10 a.m.
    Live Music by Rapid Fire, Coca-Cola Stage
    Indianapolis 500 Practice
10:15-10:40 a.m. Armed Forces Enlistment Ceremony
Noon-6 p.m. Indianapolis 500 Qualifications (Positions 25-33)
1-1:30 p.m. Q&A with Johnny Rutherford, Coca-Cola Stage
3-4 p.m. Live Music by No More Goodbyes, Coca-Cola Stage

MONDAY, MAY 24 - TUESDAY, MAY 25
No Track Activity

WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 2010
American Family Insurance 500 Festival Community Day

9 a.m.-6 p.m. Public Gates Open
    Public Track Laps (Enter at 30th Street Gate)
    Vintage Car Display, Pit Lane
    Mattel Racing Simulator/Little Racers Track, Flag Lot
    Princess Sashes/Spray Tattoos, N Lot
    Garages & Tech Bay Open/Suite Tours, Gasoline Alley
10 a.m.-Noon IZOD IndyCar Series Pit Stop Practice, Gasoline Alley
11 a.m. 500 Festival Community Day Pin Distribution, Photo Shop, Pagoda Plaza
11 a.m.-Noon Autographs with Firestone Freedom 100 drivers, Legends Row
Noon-1 p.m. Media Pit Stop Competition, Pit Lane
12:30 p.m. Autograph Session 1 Wristband Distribution, MotoGP Garage 36
1:30-2:30 p.m. Autographs with Session 1 of Indianapolis 500 Drivers, Pagoda Plaza
2 p.m. Autograph Session 2 Wristband Distribution, MotoGP Garage 36
3-4 p.m. Autographs with Session 2 of Indianapolis 500 Drivers, Pagoda Plaza
3:30 p.m. Autograph Session 3 Wristband Distribution, MotoGP Garage 36
4:30-5:30 p.m. Autographs with Session 3 of Indianapolis 500 Drivers, Pagoda Plaza

THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2010
Firestone Freedom 100 Practice/Qualifications

9 a.m.-6 p.m.  Public Gates Open

9-9:45 a.m. Firestone Freedom 100 Practice
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Firestone Freedom 100 Practice
3-4 p.m. Firestone Freedom 100 Qualifications

FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2010
Miller Lite Carb Day/Firestone Freedom 100

8 a.m.-6 p.m.  Public Gates Open

10:30-10:45 a.m. Ask The Expert (Curt Cavin), Coca-Cola Stage
11 a.m. Firestone Pin Distribution, Photo Shop, Pagoda Plaza
11 a.m.-Noon Indianapolis 500 Practice
12:06 p.m. Firestone Freedom 100 Pre-Race Ceremonies
12:30 p.m. Firestone Freedom 100 Race (40 Laps)
1:30-3 p.m. Indy 500 Pit Stop Challenge, Pit Lane
3:20 p.m. Vintage Car Laps
3:30 p.m. Miller Lite Carb Day Concert with ZZ Top, Miller Lite Stage

SATURDAY, MAY 29, 2010
Public Drivers' Meeting

8 a.m.-6 p.m.  Public Gates Open

9-10 a.m. Autographs with Indianapolis 500 Drivers, Pagoda Plaza
10:30-11 a.m. Public Drivers' Meeting, Tower Terrace
Noon-2 p.m. IPL 500 Festival Parade, Downtown Indianapolis

SUNDAY, MAY 30, 2010
Race Day

6 a.m.-6 p.m. Public Gates Open
8 a.m. Spectacle of Bands
10:40 a.m. 500 Festival Princess Lap
11:15 a.m.
    "On the Banks of the Wabash," Purdue University Band
    Cars To Grid
12:30 p.m. Driver Introductions
1 p.m. Indianapolis 500 Mile Race (200 Laps)

-source: ims

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Sarah Fisher , Eddie M , Johnny Rutherford