Rain Brings An End To Indy 500 Open Testing

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Day two of open testing for the Indianapolis 500 was washed out by rain Thursday. (Penske Entertainment photo)

INDIANAPOLIS – With rain showers continuing to move through the Indianapolis area, day two of NTT IndyCar Series testing for the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge has been canceled, concluding the test.

During day one Wednesday, the Indianapolis 500 Rookie Orientation Program and veteran refresher laps were completed, along with veteran testing. Combined, 34 drivers turned a total of 1,327 laps at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in sessions that featured adjusted start times in anticipation of weather.

Teams will return to IMS on Friday, May 10 for practice and qualifying ahead of the Sonsio Grand Prix on Saturday, May 11 on the IMS road course.

Practice for the 108th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge is scheduled to begin Tuesday, May 14, with the race scheduled for Sunday, May 26.

The next event for the NTT IndyCar Series is the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday, April 21 on the Streets of Long Beach, with coverage at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network, Peacock, and the IndyCar Radio Network through SiriusXM channel 218.

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