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2021 Indianapolis 500 sold out, local TV blackout lifted

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Posted at 5:43 PM, May 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-27 17:43:32-04

INDIANAPOLIS — For the second year in a row, Indianapolis 500 officials are lifting the local TV blackout of the race.

The decision comes after no more tickets are available and the 40% venue capacity limit has been reached, according to a statement from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Officials lifted the blackout in 2020 because of the capacity restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic.