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Indy 500 Schedule: Start Time, TV Coverage, Radio Broadcasts And More

Update: 2012 Indy 500 schedule is here.

After weeks of preparations, the Indianapolis 500 has arrived. On Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 33 of the best IndyCar drivers will take the track in one of America's greatest races. Alex Tagliani has the pole and there will be plenty of pre-race ceremonies to mark the 100th anniversary of the Indy 500.

Here is all the coverage information for Sunday's Indy 500.

Start Time: It's a full morning of events at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, leading up to the 100th anniversary of the Indy 500. The track opens at 6 a.m. on Sunday, with six hours of festivities, including parades featuring former winners and pace laps, set for the time ahead of the race. The Indy 500 is set to get underway at noon following the parade and pace laps.

TV Coverage: ABC has the coverage, beginning with the pre-race show at 11 a.m. At 12 p.m., the big show kicks off on ABC as the field takes to the track for the 100th anniversary of the Indy 500.

Radio Coverage: In addition to the television broadcast, you can also find the Indy 500 on your radio dial and on Sirius and XM radio. On Sirius, coverage can be found on Channel 211. Channel 145 has the race on XM. A full list of the 400-plus radio partners can be found here.

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.