The American Broadcasting Company, (ABC) announced on Saturday that the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series and the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil in May will be their last year that they provide live television coverage for the series.

ABC have been showing the Indianapolis 500 since 1965. In a statement released on Twitter on Saturday, the company said:

Statement from @ABC: “Please be advised 2018 will be the final year of IndyCar Series races broadcast on ABC, including the Indianapolis 500. We have enjoyed our long association with IndyCar and thank you for all of your support of these races over the years.” #IndyCar #Indy500

The 2018 Indianapolis 500 takes place on May 27, for ticket information visit –

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