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The 2005 Indianapolis 500 schedule page gives the program details for the 89th event from Sunday May 8th to race day on May 29th with links to other 2005 Indianapolis 500 schedule websites.


2005 Indianapolis 500 Schedule - 89th INDIANAPOLIS 500 SCHEDULE (times local):

Sunday, May 8
OPENING DAY - ROOKIE ORIENTATION PROGRAM
Noon-5 p.m.

Monday, May 9
ROOKIE ORIENTATION PROGRAM
Noon-5 p.m.

May 10-13
PRACTICE (ALL DRIVERS)
Noon-6 p.m.
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Saturday, May 14 MBNA POLE DAY
Whoever puts together the fastest 4 laps, is on the pole.
Racers try to qualify for the first 11 positions on the grid.
Note: 1 racer on the track at a time during qualifications.
Note: The qualifying action generally "heats up" later in the day as temperatures cool, so if you can only come out for two hours, its better to arrive at 4 pm than noon, if you want to watch the cars qualify.
Gates open 7:00 a.m., $10 admission, children under 5 free.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Practice
Noon - 6:00 p.m. - Qualifying
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Sunday, May 15 SECOND DAY QUALIFYING
Racers try to qualify for the middle 11 positions on the grid.
Noon-6 p.m.

May 16-17 NO TRACK ACTIVITY

May 18-20 PRACTICE (ALL DRIVERS)
Noon-6 p.m.

Saturday, May 21 THIRD DAY QUALIFYING
Noon-6 p.m.

Sunday, May 22 BUMP DAY QUALIFYING
Last day of qualifying - where racers may get bumped off of the grid by faster competitors - generally starts happening in a fury about 5 pm
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Noon-6 p.m.

May 23-24 NO TRACK ACTIVITY

Wednesday, May 25 COMMUNITY DAY

Thursday, May 26 FREEDOM 100 PRACTICE, QUALIFYING
Noon-5 p.m.

Friday, May 27 MILLER LITE CARB DAY
Indianapolis 500 practice
Futaba Freedom 100
Checkers/Rally's Indy 500 Pit Stop Challenge
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Miller Lite Carb Day Concert

Saturday, May 28 PUBLIC DRIVERS' MEETING
Also the 500 Festival Parade - Held in downtown Indianapolis - the nation's largest motor racing parade featuring floats, marching bands, giant balloons, special entertainment groups, and the entire field of qualified drivers of the Indy 500. Join more than 300,0000 people.
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from 11 a.m.

Sunday, May 29 89TH INDIANAPOLIS 500
Noon



winners from the past
Ray
 Harroun 1911 winner

Joe
 Dawson 1912 winner


Jim
 Clark 1965 winner

Graham
 Hill 1966 winner



The most relevant links we could find, placed here free

IndyMotorSpeedway - more information about the Indy 500 and the 2005 program. www.indymotorspeedway.com

Imstix - Order 2008 Indy 500 tickets. (And future tickets when the time comes). imstix.brickyard.com

Indy Racing League - More on the Indy 500 racing and 2007 schedule. (And future dates when they arrive) www.indyracing.com

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