MBNA POLE DAY MOVES TO SUNDAY DUE TO RAIN AT INDIANAPOLIS
INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, May 14, 2005 -- Persistent rain forced MBNA Pole Day Qualifications for the 89th Indianapolis 500 to be moved from Saturday, May 14 to Sunday, May 15, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indy Racing League officials announced.
All on-track activity was canceled at 12:15 p.m. (local time) Saturday after rain fell on the Speedway throughout the morning, preventing any action on the historic 2.5-mile oval.
Qualifying for spots 1-22 in the field will start at noon Sunday and continue through 6 p.m. Practice will precede MBNA Pole Qualifications from 9:30-11 a.m.
Public gates will open at 7 a.m., with tickets from Saturday honored.
Tickets: Tickets are available for the 2005 Indianapolis 500 on May 29. For information, log on to www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com, or call the IMS ticket office at (800) 822-INDY or (317) 492-6700.