2008 Indy 500 is almost there … so be there …

Sat, May 24 PUBLIC DRIVERS’ MEETING/NO TRACK ACTIVITY – Free (IMS activities)
Public Gates Open 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Autograph Session with Indy 500 Starting Field, Pagoda Plaza 9-10 a.m.
Public Drivers’ Meeting 10:30 a.m.
IPL 500 Festival Parade (Downtown Indianapolis) Noon

Sun, May 25 92nd INDIANAPOLIS 500 – Tickets starting at $20 ……
Public Gates Open 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
Spectacle of Bands 8 a.m.
Celebrity Red Carpet Walk Hosted by EXTRA!, Pagoda Plaza 10 a.m.
2006 MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden Demonstration Lap 11 a.m.
“On the Banks of the Wabash” Performed by the Purdue Marching Band 11:15 a.m.
Pre-Race Concert Featuring Jack’s Mannequin, Coke Zero Stage 11:20 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Celebrity/VIP Parade Lap 11:30 a.m.
Military Recognition Lap and March 12:09 p.m.
Driver Introductions, Yard of Bricks 12:32 p.m.
“God Bless America” Performed by Florence Henderson, Victory Podium 12:51 p.m.
National Anthem Performed by Julianne Hough, Victory Podium, Flyover 12:54 p.m.
Invocation by Archbishop Daniel Buechlein, Victory Podium 12:58 p.m.
“Taps,” Victory Podium 1 p.m.
“Back Home Again in Indiana” Performed by Jim Nabors, Victory Podium, Balloon Spectacle 1:02 p.m.
Command to Start Engines, Mari Hulman George, Victory Podium 1:03 p.m.
2008 Chevrolet Corvette Pace Car Driver Emerson Fittipaldi Leads the Field to the Start 1:04 p.m.
Honorary Starter Floyd Mayweather Waves the Green Flag to Start the 92nd Indianapolis 500-Mile Race 1:11 p.m.

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