The in-person AES 500 Festival Parade has been canceled again this year to ensure the healthy and safety of participants and fans, the parade’s organization announced Tuesday. In lieu of the spectacle, the 33 starting drivers will instead cruise through Indianapolis neighborhoods to greet fans May 29.
Will the 2020 Indy 500 be Cancelled?
Two weeks before the United States entered World War I, and just two months before the 1917 Indianapolis 500, James Allison and his associates at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced that the threat of war had prompted track officials to cancel the race. …
How many fans allowed Indy 500?
The venue usually has a yearly attendance of about 300,000 on race day and an unofficial capacity of about 350,000. It announced that it sold all of its available tickets and lifted the Indianapolis area TV blackout.
Was the Indianapolis 500 ever on Monday?
May 30 fell on Sunday in 1920, 1926, 1937, 1948, 1954, and 1965. In each of those years, the race was held on Monday May 31.
Who is performing at Indy 500?
Headliner and EDM superstar Martin Garrix is bringing his worldwide hits to the Indy 500 Snake Pit presented by Coors Light. Galantis, Rezz, Steve Aoki and Yellow Claw will join the live performance to make this epic summer party one you’ll never forget.
Do you have to wear a mask at the Indianapolis 500?
Wear a Face Covering
Masks or face coverings will be required throughout the facility for all guests over the age of 4. Wash or sanitize your hands often.
Do I need to wear a mask at the Indy 500?
INDIANAPOLIS — The CDC’s new guidelines on COVID restrictions when it comes to masks sent a shockwave through the country as many mask restrictions were being allowed to expire.
Where is the best place to sit at the Indy 500?
Best Seats: Near the start/finish line is ideal, and unlike most sporting events, higher is better. The outside of the track has the best views of Pit Row, where a lot of the strategy affecting the race outcome takes place, so its slightly preferable to the same seats on the inside.