The 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge takes place next weekend and while the IndyCar Grand Prix on the road course on Saturday featured rain increasing the drama the Indy 500 will not need weather to make it a classic.
In 2018 Bump Day returned and that is the case in 2019 with 36 cars vying for a space on the grid of 33 this weekend during Crown Royal Armed Forces qualifying.
Pippa Mann returns to Speedway this year with a new team having joined Marshall Clauson Racing driving the Driven2SaveLives Chevrolet.
The opening practice session gets underway tomorrow with all drivers on track.
The 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season is wide open with five different winners in the opening five races of the season.
It is going to be fantastic to see how the month of May plays out.