IRL: Month of May Indy 500 events: May 16-21

Pole Day has been moved to Saturday when the entire field will have a chance at the first starting position. The PRA Big car Series runs at IRP on Wednesday night and Bloomington Speedway features the King of Indiana Sprint Series Saturday evening.

Pole Day has been moved to Saturday when the entire field will have a chance at the first starting position. The PRA Big car Series runs at IRP on Wednesday night and Bloomington Speedway features the King of Indiana Sprint Series Saturday evening. The Mayor's Breakfast is now known as Breakfast at the Brickyard. Held Saturday at 10:00 am, Rick Mears, Johnny Rutherford and Janet Guthrie will be there in addition to mayors from across the state.

Tuesday, May 16, 2006

At the Speedway
No track activity

Around Town

10:00 -- 2:00 - 2006 Indianapolis 500 Fan Tour, WIBC Event on the Circle

11:30 -- Cody Unser speaks at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary luncheon, Bob Jenkins will be the master of ceremonies, Tickets (317) 937-7008

5:00 -- 7:00 - 2006 Indianapolis 500 Fan Tour, Danica Patrick appearance, Meijer Rockville Road

7:30 - Count Basie Orchestra, Jazz Kitchen, 5377 N. College, Shows at 7:30 & 9:30

Television

5:30 -- SportsCenter at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, ESPN2

Radio

6:00 -- 7:00 -- Talk of Gasoline Alley with Donald Davidson, WIBC 1070 AM, www.wibc.com

Wednesday, May 17, 2006

At the Speedway

Practice

9:00 -- 6:00 - Public Gates Open

12:00 -- 6:00 - IndyCar Series Practice

Local Tracks

Indianapolis Raceway Park, PRA Big Car Series

Around Town

5:00 -- 7:00 - 2006 Indianapolis 500 Fan Tour, Meijer E. Washington

Television

6:30 -- SportsCenter at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, ESPN2

Radio

4:00 -- 6:00 -- Dave Wilson Live at the Track, WIBC 1070 AM, www.wibc.com

5:00 - Indy Racing Weekly, IMS Radio Network, www.indycar.com

6:00 -- 7:00 -- Talk of Gasoline Alley with Donald Davidson, WIBC 1070 AM, www.wibc.com

Thursday, May 18, 2006

At the Speedway

Practice

9:00 -- 6:00 - Public Gates Open

12:00 -- 6:00 - IndyCar Series Practice

Around Town

6:00 -- 8:00 -- Chris Economaki and Dave Argabright sign copies of "Let 'em All Go," Economaki's autobiography, at ETC., 1602 N. Lynhurst Dr.

Television

4:30 -- SportsCenter at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, ESPN2

Radio

4:00 -- 6:00 -- Dave Wilson Live at the Track, WIBC 1070 AM, www.wibc.com

6:00 -- 7:00 -- Talk of Gasoline Alley with Donald Davidson, WIBC 1070 AM, www.wibc.com

8:00 -- Indy Live Talk Show, IMS Radio Network, www.indycar.com

Friday, May 19, 2006

At the Speedway

Practice --Fast Friday Part II

9:00 -- 6:00 - Public Gates Open

12:00 -- 6:00 - IndyCar Series Practice

12:00 -- 5:00 - Pace Car Reunion

Local Tracks

Anderson Speedway -- Legends, ThunderCars & Pro, FWD Oval & 8

Bloomington Speedway -- King of Indiana Sprint Series (KISS), Super Stocks & UMP Modifieds

Gas City I-69 Speedway -- UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds & Street Stocks

Speedrome - Modifieds, Hornets, Bomber 8's, Hornet 8's, Naskarts

Around Town

5:00 -- 7:00 - 2006 Indianapolis 500 Fan Tour. Meijer 96th Street

Television

6:30 -- SportsCenter at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, ESPN2

Radio

4:00 -- 6:00 -- Dave Wilson Live at the Track, WIBC 1070 AM, www.wibc.com

6:00 -- 7:00 -- Talk of Gasoline Alley with Donald Davidson, WIBC 1070 AM, www.wibc.com

Saturday, May 20, 2006

At the Speedway

Pole Qualifying Part III

8:00 -- 6:00 - Public Gates Open

8:00 -- 6:00 -- Pace Car Reunion

10:00 -- Mayor's Breakfast, Brickyard Crossing, for tickets call (317) 614-6400

10:15 -- 11:15 -- IndyCar Series Practice

12:00 -- 6:00 - Qualifications

Local Tracks

Anderson Speedway -- SuperTrucks, Figure 8s, ThunderCars & FWD Oval

Lincoln Park Speedway -- King of Indiana Sprint Series (KISS), Modifieds, Super Stocks & Bombers

Paragon Speedway -- Sprint cars, Street Stocks & Bombers

Speedrome - Stocks, Late Models, Roadrunners, Hornets

Around Town

12:00 -- 2:00 - 2006 Indianapolis 500 Fan Tour, Meijer, Anderson, Ind.

Television

5:00 -- 6:00 -- Third Day Qualifying, ESPN

Radio

12:00 -- Live Qualifying, IMS Radio Network, www.indycar.com, XM Radio 145

5:00 - Live Qualifying, IMS Radio Network, www.indycar.com, XM Radio 145

6:00 -- 7:00 -- Talk of Gasoline Alley with Donald Davidson, WIBC 1070 AM, www.wibc.com

Sunday, May 21, 2006

At the Speedway

Bump Day Qualifying / Armed Forces Day

8:00 -- 6:00 - Public Gates Open

8:00 -- 6:00 -- Pace Car Reunion

10:15 -- 11:15 -- IndyCar Series Practice

12:00 -- 6:00 - Qualifications

Local Tracks

Kokomo Speedway - Sprints, UMP Modifieds, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks, Gates 3:30, Qualifying & Racing 6:00 p.m.

Around Town

12:00 -- 4:00 -- 500 Festival Kid's Day, Monument Circle, Downtown -- Indiana's largest outdoor festival for children, Free.

12:00 -- 4:00 - 2006 Indianapolis 500 Fan Tour, Kid's Day

Television

1:00 -- 3:00 -- Bump Day Qualifying, ABC-TV

5:00 -- 6:30 -- Bump Day Qualifying, ESPN2

Radio

12:00 -- Live Qualifying, IMS Radio Network, www.indycar.com, XM Radio 145

5:00 - Live Qualifying, IMS Radio Network, www.indycar.com, XM Radio 145

6:00 -- 7:00 -- Talk of Gasoline Alley with Donald Davidson, WIBC 1070 AM, www.wibc.com

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Rick Mears , Janet Guthrie , Dave Wilson , Danica Patrick , Johnny Rutherford