Indianapolis 500: Opening Day of Practice rained out

By: Spencer Neff
May 16, 2023

While the 34 drivers vying for a spot in the 107th Indianapolis 500 presented By Gainbridge looked for their first opportunity at on-track time, the fickle Indiana weather threw any such plans out the window.

After hours of light rain throughout the 2.5-mile track in Speedway, the first day of practice was called off.

Thankfully, Wednesday’s forecast is much better for the stars and cars of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES.

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Installation laps for the full 34-car field its slated to begin. at 10:00 a..m. Eastern tomorrow morning. That will last for five minutes.

At 10:15, Abel Motorsports‘ RC Enerson is slated to complete the required Veteran Refresher program. The driver of the No. 50 will need to run 15 laps at 210-215 mph and 15 laps in excess of 215 mph.

At 12:00 p.m., the scheduled six-hour full-field practice will begin, concluding at 6:00 p.m..

IndyCar1909 is on site at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and will have continued updates for each on-track session. Check out our social media channels for even more content.

Header Image By Joe Skibinski/INDYCAR


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