Indy 500 delayed by coronavirus from Memorial Day weekend to August

The Indianapolis five hundred was postponed Thursday until August since of the coronavirus pandemic and is not going to operate on Memorial Day weekend for the very first time since 1946.

The race will as an alternative be held Aug. 23, three months later than its Could 24 scheduled day.

“The month of Could at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is my favored time of yr, and like our admirers, I am unhappy that we have experienced to reschedule the Indianapolis five hundred,” explained motorsports big Roger Penske, who finalized his order of IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway earlier this yr.

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Fernando Alonso, Arrow McLaren will try again at Indy 500

Fernando Alonso will again try to entire motorsports’ Triple Crown with a return to the Indianapolis five hundred in May possibly with McLaren.

The group unsuccessful to qualify Alonso for the race final time in a spectacular comedy of problems, which includes not owning its vehicle properly well prepared to put the two-time System One particular winner in the subject.

“We defeat ourselves,” McLaren CEO Zak Brown stated Tuesday. “We have unfinished organization with Fernando.”

McLaren has now aligned with Sam Schmidt’s group and will subject a 3rd Indy five hundred vehicle for Alonso. He will try to qualify driving

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