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Schedule released for the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500

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Posted at 9:47 PM, Aug 22, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS — While fans won't be in the stands for the Indianapolis 500 this year, you may be able to see two flyovers near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

There will be two flyovers by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds this year before the start of the race.

The 104th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge is scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m.

You can view the full public schedule from the speedway below:

(All times Eastern)

1 p.m.: All Cars on Grid

1 p.m.: NBC Live Coverage Begins

1:20 p.m.: “On the Banks of the Wabash”

1:47 p.m.: Indianapolis 500 Driver Introductions

2:08 p.m.: Presentation of Colors, Military Joint Services

2:09 p.m.: Invocation – Archbishop Charles C. Thompson, Archdiocese of Indianapolis

2:10 p.m.: Rifle Volley

2:11 p.m.: “Taps”

2:12 p.m.: National Anthem – “Singing Surgeons” Dr. Elvis Francois & Dr. William Robinson

2:14 p.m.: First Flyover – U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

2:14 p.m.: “Drivers, To Your Cars.” – Dave Calabro

2:20 p.m.: “Back Home Again in Indiana” – Jim Cornelison

2:22 p.m.: Second Flyover – U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

2:22 p.m.: Command To Start Engines – Roger Penske, Chairman, Indianapolis Motor Speedway

2:30 p.m.: Green Flag, 104th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge (200 laps). Flag waved by Dan Towriss, President and CEO, Gainbridge.

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