IRL: Reininger's "Indy Doings" May 21-25

Saturday, May 21, 2005 At the Speedway Third-Day Qualifying/Coca-Cola Family Fun Day 8:00-6:00 p.m. - Public Gates Open 8:00-600 p.m. - IndyCar Series Fan Experience 10:00 a.m. - Indianapolis 500 Mayor's Breakfast, Plaza Pavilion ...

Saturday, May 21, 2005

At the Speedway

Third-Day Qualifying/Coca-Cola Family Fun Day
8:00-6:00 p.m. - Public Gates Open
8:00-600 p.m. - IndyCar Series Fan Experience
10:00 a.m. - Indianapolis 500 Mayor's Breakfast, Plaza Pavilion (behind Pagoda)*
10:15-11:15 a.m. - IndyCar Series Practice
Noon-6:00 p.m. - Qualifications
1:00 p.m. - Former driver autograph session (commemorates 1980 Indianapolis 500), Pagoda Plaza
2:00 p.m. -- Concert featuring Bebo Norman, Fernando Ortega and Sara Groves, Coca-Cola Stage

Local Tracks

7:00 p.m. - Stock, Late Model 50 lap Figure 8, Roadrunners, Hornets, Speedrome, 802 S. Kitley, Indianapolis

Around Town

Television

1:00-2:00 p.m. -- ESPN2 Live coverage of Third Day Qualiufying
5:00-6:00 p.m. -- ESPN Live coverage of Third Day Qualifying
6:00-7:00 p.m. -- ESPN2 Live coverage of Third Day Qualifying

Radio

1:00-2:00 p.m. - Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network live qualifying coverage

6:00-7:00 p.m. - Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network live qualifying coverage

All radio broadcasts are available at www.indyracing.com and www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com

*ABC sports television personality Brent Musberger will deliver the keynote address at the annual Indianapolis 500 Festival Mayor's Breakfast held at the Speedway. Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson will address the audience and the 500 Festival Queen will be crowned from the field of 33 princesses. Tickets information is available by calling (317) 638-4296.

Sunday, May 22, 2005

At the Speedway

Bump Day/Armed Forces Day
8:00-6:00 p.m. - Public Gates Open
8:00-600 p.m. - IndyCar Series Fan Experience
10-11:00 a.m., 1-2:00 p.m., 3-4:00 p.m. -- Live performance by Crew
10:15-11:15 a.m. - IndyCar Series Practice
Noon-6:00 p.m. - Qualifications
1:00 p.m. -- Janet Guthrie autograph session, Pagoda Plaza

Local Tracks

Around Town

Branford Marsalis, The Music Mill, 3720 E. 82nd St., Indianapolis (317) 841-1850 www.themusicmillvenue.com

Television

1:00-3:00 p.m. -- ABC-TV Live Coverage of Bump Day Qualifying
5:00-7:00 p.m. -- ESPN2 Live Coverage of Bump Day Qualifying

Radio

1:00-2:00 p.m. - Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network live qualifying coverage
6:00-7:00 p.m. - Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network live qualifying coverage

All radio broadcasts are available at www.indyracing.com and www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com

Monday, May 23, 2005

At the Speedway

NO TRACK ACTIVITY

IndyCar Series Experience two-seat race car rides. Call (317) 243-7171 for information.

Local Tracks

Around Town

Television

6:30-7:00 p.m. - ESPN2 SportsCenter at the Indianapolis 500

Tuesday, May 24, 2005

At the Speedway

NO TRACK ACTIVITY
IndyCar Series Experience two-seat race car rides. Call (317) 243-7171 for information.

Local Tracks

Around Town

Noon-2:00 p.m. -- Tomas Scheckter assists the Jiffy Lube staff in an attempt to set the world record for the number of oil changes performed in one hour. Free oil changes from noon-2:00 p.m. Record attempt from 12:30-1:30 p.m., Jiffy Lube, 5444 W. 38th St., Indianapolis.

9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m. -- Average Joe's Front Row Party Average features a chance to mingle with IndyCar Series drivers, an auction to benefit the Racing for Kids program and live music from Dave and Rae. Cover charge is $5.00. For more information call (317) 253-5844. Average Joe's Sports Pub, 814 Broad Ripple Ave., Indianapolis.

7:00 p.m. -- Don Kay's Autosport Radio Show, McGilvery's Pub, 3009 N. High School Road, Indianapolis -- Janet Guthrie, Bob Falcon, & Roman Comer owner of Roman's Oasis in Phoenix -- Live at www.autosportradio.com

Television

6:30-7:00 p.m. - ESPN2 SportsCenter at the Indianapolis 500

Wednesday, May 25, 2005

At the Speedway

500 Festival Community Day (No track activity)
9:00-6:00 p.m. - Public Gates Open
9:00-600 p.m. - IndyCar Series Fan Experience
9:00-6:00 p.m. - Public Track Laps/Garage Open to Public. Use 30th St. entrance to lap track.
10-11:00 a.m. -- Performance by Horizon
Noon-1:00 p.m. -- Performance by Creepin' Willie
1:00 p.m. -- Janet Guthrie autograph session, Pagoda Plaza
1:30 p.m. -- Celebrity and media pit stop competition, Pit Lane
2-3:00 p.m., 4-5:00 p.m. -- Performance by Rev. Payton's Band
3:00-5:00 p.m. - Driver Autograph Session, Garage Area

Local Tracks

USAC National Sprint Car Series, Anderson Speedway, Anderson, IN.

Around Town

5-7:00 p.m. -- Janet Guthrie book signing, ETC by Marie Hall, 1602 N. Lynhurst Dr., Indianapolis (317) 247-1519

Television

6:30-7:00 p.m. - ESPN2 SportsCenter at the Indianapolis 500

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Tomas Scheckter , Janet Guthrie