Indianapolis 500 will allow 135K spectators, making it largest sporting event since COVID-19 pandemic began. The Indianapolis 500 is being run in May and it will be the largest sporting event in the world since the COVID-19 pandemic halted the world of sports in March of 2020.
Will spectators be allowed at the 2021 Indy 500?
Fan attendance at the Indy 500 in 2021
That will not be the case again in 2021. The Indy 500 will move forward with 135,000 fans in attendance, which will be the largest crowd for a single event during the coronavirus pandemic. That 135,000 number represents about 40 percent of the venue’s capacity.
Do you have to be vaccinated to go to the Indianapolis 500?
If you have not yet been vaccinated and are 18 or older you can get your shot at the track. First aid stations inside Gates 1 and 6 and on weekends at Gate 9 will be dispensing the one-shot Johnson and Johnson vaccine, along with a free commemorative T-shirt.
Has anyone died at the Indy 500?
The following is a list of 73 individuals killed at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway: 42 drivers, one motorcyclist, 13 riding mechanics, and 17 others including a pit crew member, track personnel, and spectators.
List of fatalities at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
|Date of fatal incident||May 30, 1964|