2012 Indy 500 Viewing Guide
(The Spread) – What day and time is the 96th running of the Indy 500? Check out our viewing guide, complete with facts, odds and more.
The Indy 500 is a 500-mile race held annually over the Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. The race is called “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” and is considered one of the triple crowns of motorsports, which also includes the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Monaco Grand Prix.
For more information on the 2012 Indy 500, see our viewing guide below. And make sure you bookmark this page as we will be updating it when more information comes out closer to the event.
Event: 2012 Indianapolis 500
Date: Sunday, May 27, 2012
Start Time: TBA
Venue: Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Odds: Check out our 2012 Indy 500 Opening Odds Page (When Available)
Pole Position: TBA
National Anthem: TBA
Back Home Again in Indiana: TBA
Pace Car: TBA
Honorary Starter: TBA
TV Network: ABC
Radio: IMS Radio Network
Website: Indianapolis 500 Official Website
TV Broadcast Information: Time trials and Carb Day will be covered line in the U.S. on Versus. On race day, the Indy 500 will be broadcast live in the U.S. on ABC.
More Info: This will be the first time since 1996 that all entries will feature turbocharged engines as well as new chassis. This is all part of the ICONIC Project, which stands for Innovative, Competitive, Open-Wheel, New, Industry-Relevant, Cost-Effective.
Winner: Dan Wheldon
Average speed: 170.265 mph (274.015 km/h)
Pole Position: Alex Tagliani
Fastest qualifier: Alex Tagliani
Most Laps led: Scott Dixon (73)