Indy 500 postponed until August due to coronavirus outbreak

The Indianapolis 500 has been postponed until August mainly because of the coronavirus pandemic and won’t run on Memorial Day weekend for the initial time given that 1946.

The race will as a substitute be held Aug. 23, three months later than its May possibly 24 scheduled date.

“The month of Could at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is my beloved time of year, and like our supporters, I am disappointed that we have had to reschedule the Indianapolis 500,” reported motorsports huge Roger Penske, who finalized his buy of IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway previously this 12 months.