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Indy 500: Full Schedule Of The Weekend's Events

The 2011 Indy 500 doesn't start until Sunday, but there is plenty going on in Indianapolis on the day before the race as well. Here's a full schedule of the weekend's events:

SATURDAY (A.J. Foyt Day)
8:45 a.m................ Chase Rookie of the Year Candidates Q&A (Coca-Cola Stage)
9 a.m..................... Indy 500 Full Field Autograph Session (Plaza)
9 a.m..................... Indy 500 Past Winners Autograph Session
(Hospitality Plaza)
9 a.m..................... Indy 500 Memorabilia Show (Hospitality Plaza)
9 a.m..................... A.J. Foyt Autograph Session Wristband Distribution (Plaza)
10 a.m................... Red Bull BMX Event (Flag Lot)
10:05 a.m.............. Indy 500 Participant Photo (Plaza)
10:30 a.m.............. Indy 500 Drivers’ Meeting (Watch from Tower Terrace)
11 a.m.................... Live Music from Nadine Bernecker (Coca-Cola Stage)
11:30 a.m...............Q&A with A.J. Foyt (Coca-Cola Stage)
11:55 a.m............... Exclusive Autograph Session with A.J. Foyt
(Wristband Recipients ONLY) (Hospitality Plaza)
Noon......................Virtual Indy 500 (MotoGP Garage 36)
Noon...................... Indy 500 Past Participants Autograph Session
(Hospitality Plaza)
3:30 p.m................Virtual Indy 500 vs. Drivers (MotoGP Garage 36)

SUNDAY
11 a.m., ABC - The Indianapolis 500: A Centennial Celebration.
12 p.m., ABC - the 95th running of the Indianapolis 500.

 

For more on the race, stay with our 2011 Indy 500 StoryStream. Be sure to head over to Pop Off Valve for all things IndyCar, including the three excellent Indy 500 resources: The Indy 500 experience, Indy 500 traditions and the history of the Indy 500 and the Brickyard.