Indy 500 Start time, Live Stream, Schedule, Preview and Results 2018

If you are a diehard fan of the racing sport, then you will not want to miss the Indy 500 2018. This year’s Indy 500 will be the 102nd running of the iconic race. The good thing here is that there are some new things that might interest you. But at the same time, it is a bad news for Danica Patrick’s fans, because it is going to be the last appearance of the respective racer.

The Indy 500 will be the last resort for Patrick. For this occasion, Patrick will be behind the GoDaddy premium Motorsports Chevrolet no.7 for the Ed Carpenter Racing in the final race of her car sporting career.

indy 500 2018

Here we are going to share you the important information that you need to know such as the start time, schedule, TV channels, as well as preview.

Date: May 27, 2018
Time: Engines will start at 12:15 p.m. ET and the green flag will drop at 12:20 p.m.
Online Streaming: Watch Free Here!
TV Network: ABC
Presented by: PennGrade Motor Oil
Pace car: Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
Location: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, Indiana, United States

When Does Indy 500 happen?

The Indianapolis 500 will happen on Sunday, May 27, during the Memorial Day weekend. This year’s Indianapolis 500 will be the 102nd Indy 500 event. Make sure your circle your calendar to keep following this prestigious event.

What is the start time of Indy 500?

The Indy 500 Start time is 12:15 p.m. ET. There will be 5 minutes gap until the green flag drop at 12:20 p.m. Keep in mind that the time difference may apply. You will want to convert this time to your local time if you want to follow the event on time. Keep in mind that the race will last 200 laps or 500 miles. There will be plenty of time wherein you will watch the spectacular moments from your favorite racers.

Indy 500 2018 Schedule

The schedule happens a week before the main event is started. Here is the complete Indy 500 2018 Schedule that you need to consider.

May 15-18
Indy 500 practice

Saturday, May 19
Indy 500 Bump Day

Sunday, May 20
Indy 500 Pole Day

Monday, May 21
Indy 500 practice

Friday, May 25
Miller Lite Carb Day

Saturday, May 26
Legends Day

Sunday, May 27
The 102nd running of the Indy 500

How to Watch Indy 500 2018 live

As usual, you could watch Indy 500 from your favorite TV channel. Ideally, it will be broadcasted live on ABC as the final race of the multiple year contracts. The network has been holding the contract with Indianapolis Motor Speedway for years. So, it is natural that you will be able to watch it through ABC live for free.

Besides, you are also able to watch Indy 500 Live streaming. When it comes to living to stream, you can rest assured to catch up with the spectacle anywhere you want. And you can access the content through your favorite devices like mobile phone, laptop, PC, and so on. The official provider which provides the live streaming service is WatchESPN and online at If you don’t feel like going anywhere and just want to open your PC to watch Indy 500 live streaming, then you could use your browser to access
For those who are on the go, you could use WatchESPN app. Indy 500 2018 is also broadcasted via radio. There are more than 400 affiliate IMS Radio Network radio stations in the US and Canada. So, whenever you go, you have the big chance to tune in the spectacle.

New in-car camera angles

INDYCAR has revealed that there would be new in-car camera angles to enhance the experience of enjoying the greatest race spectacle on earth. This is also made to bring the diehard fans of racing closer to the racing events and the racers themselves.

The in-car cameras will be placed on the strategic places to give the fans the different views around the car and inside the cockpit.

According to the INDYCAR representative, the cameras will be mounted in the traditional above position and behind the driver’s head positions, along with the new positions of the new in-car camera angles. The result? The organizers claim that this will be awesome. It is a great breakthrough to bring the sport even closer to the TV audience.

Now, the question is “are you ready for the Indy 500 2018? the premier race is around the corner. So, make sure you reserve your option to catch up with the festivity. You won’t regret it.

Indy 500 Winners and Results

Here is the Indy 500 Winners complete list (1990 – 2017). We will update Indy 500 2018 Results in details Here. Stay tune with us! Thanks

Year Driver Start Chassis/Engine Avg. MPH Team
2017 Takuma Sato 4 Dallara/Honda 155.395 Andretti Autosport
2016 Alexander Rossi 11 Dallara/Honda 166.634 Andretti Herta Autosport
2015 Juan Pablo Montoya 15 Dallara/Chevrolet 161.341 Team Penske
2014 Ryan Hunter-Reay 19 Dallara/Honda 186.563 Andretti Autosport
2013 Tony Kanaan 12 Dallara/Chevrolet 187.433 KV Racing Technology
2012 Dario Franchitti 16 Dallara/Honda 167.734 Ganassi
2011 Dan Wheldon 6 Dallara/Honda 170.265 Bryan Herta
2010 Dario Franchitti 3 Dallara/Honda 161.623 Ganassi
2009 Helio Castroneves 1 Dallara/Honda 150.318 Penske
2008 Scott Dixon 1 Dallara/Honda 143.567 Ganassi
2007 Dario Franchitti 3 Dallara/Honda 151.774 Andretti-Green
2006 Sam Hornish Jr. 1 Dallara/Honda 157.085 Penske
2005 Dan Wheldon 16 Dallara/Honda 157.603 Andretti-Green
2004 Buddy Rice 1 G Force/Honda 138.518 Rahal-Letterman
2003 Gil de Ferran 10 G Force/Toyota 156.291 Penske
2002 Helio Castroneves 13 Dallara/Chevrolet 166.499 Penske
2001 Helio Castroneves 11 Dallara/Oldsmobile 141.574 Penske
2000 Juan Pablo Montoya 2 Dallara/Oldsmobile 167.607 Ganassi
1999 Kenny Brack 8 Dallara/Aurora 153.176 A.J. Foyt
1998 Eddie Cheever Jr. 17 Dallara/Aurora 145.155 Cheever
1997 Arie Luyendyk 1 G Force/Aurora 145.827 Treadway
1996 Buddy Lazier 5 Reynard/Ford 147.956 Hemelgarn
1995 Jacques Villeneuve 5 Reynard/Ford 153.616 Green
1994 Al Unser Jr. 1 Penske/Mercedes 160.872 Penske
1993 Emerson Fittipaldi 9 Penske/Chevrolet 157.207 Penske
1992 Al Unser Jr. 12 Galmer/Chevrolet 134.477 Galles-Kraco
1991 Rick Mears 1 Penske/Chevrolet 176.457 Penske
1990 Arie Luyendyk 3 Lola/Chevrolet 185.981 Shierson