The 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge on Sunday 23 August will be a great show despite the current climate.
At a time when the world needs to come together due to the global COVID 19 pademic having the Indianapolis 500 will provide excitement for race fans be it whose attending the race or watching it on TV around the world.
Several changes have taken place to the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series schedule due to the pandemic with the 500 having been postponed from its original date of May 30 to August 23.
Many of the activities in the leadcup to the race have been cancelled due to COVID 19 however we have seen fantastic racing in the NTT IndyCar Series in 2020.
Chip Ganassi Racing’s five time series champion Scott Dixon who drives the No.9 PNC Bank Honda has had a fantastic start to the season, winning three races in a row and takes a 49 point lead in the championship over Simon Pagenaud into the Indianapolis 500.
James Hinchcliffe returns to racing with Andretti Autosport while three time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves returns to attempt to win his fourth 500 with Team Penske.
Fernando Alonso will return for the Indianapolis this year joining Arrow McLaren SP alongside Oliver Askew and Pato O’Ward.
For those unable to travel tocthe 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge it will be live on NBC Sport in the US and Sky Sports F1HD in Ireland and the UK.
Whatever happens, the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge will be a great race.
For fans attending the race, enjoy, stay safe, wear a mask and remember to follow all of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s COVID-19 health and safety protocols.