Full schedules for The Month of May at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with the GMR Grand Prix starting on 13 May and the 106th Indy 500 beginning 17 May 2022

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Month of May schedule at Indy

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27 April 2022 |  Marshall Pruett  | Racer

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) has released its schedule for the month of May, covering the GMR Grand Prix on the IMS road course and the 106th Indy 500. (13 May 2022 – 29 May 2022)

(All times local, subject to change; all on-track activity on IMS road course)

NOTE: This page will be updated once Peacock streaming schedule is released


GMR Grand Prix

Tickets, Schedule and more information

FRIDAY, 13 May 2022

General admission $20)

7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Public Gates Open

8-8:30 a.m.

USF2000 Qualifying

8:45-9:15 a.m.

Indy Pro 2000 Qualifying

9:30-10:30 a.m.

NTT INDYCAR SERIES Practice 1 (45 minutes)

10:45-11:30 a.m.

Indy Lights Practice 1

11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

USF2000 Race 1

12:45-1:45 p.m.

NTT INDYCAR SERIES Practice 2 (45 minutes)

2-2:30 p.m.

Indy Lights Qualifying

2:45-3:35 p.m.

Indy Pro 2000 Race 1

4-5:15 p.m.

NTT INDYCAR SERIES NTT P1 Award Qualifying

5:35-6:30 p.m.

Indy Lights Race 1 (35 laps or 55 minutes)

SATURDAY, 14 May 2022

(General Admission $40; Reserved Seats Start at $41)

7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Public Gates Open

8:05-8:50 a.m.

USF2000 Race 2

9:10-10 a.m.

Indy Pro 2000 Race 2

10:30-11 a.m.

NTT INDYCAR SERIES Warmup

11:15-11:55 a.m.

USF2000 Race 3

12:10-1 p.m.

Indy Pro 2000 Race 3

1:20-2:15 p.m.

Indy Lights Race 2 (35 laps or 55 minutes)

2:40-3:05 p.m.

Silver/Bronze Badge Grid Walk

3:30 p.m.

Ninth GMR Grand Prix (85 laps)

5:45 p.m.

GMR Grand Prix Post-Race Track Invasion



106th INDIANAPOLIS 500 presented by Gainbridge

2022 Indianapolis 500

This May, over a century of history, celebration and nostalgia come together for a homecoming celebration like you’ve never seen before. From the Field of 33 racing for glory to the epic infield party and making memories that will last a lifetime, this is the 106th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge Sunday, May 29. It’s time to come Back Home Again.

PUBLIC SCHEDULE : 17 May – 29 May 2022

(All times local, subject to change; all on-track activity on IMS oval)

Tickets, Schedule and more information

TUESDAY 17 May 2022

(General Admission $15)

8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Public Gates Open

9-11 a.m.

Veteran Practice

1-3 p.m.

Rookie Orientation Program, Veteran Refresher Tests

3-6 p.m.

Open Practice

WEDNESDAY, 18 May 18 – THURSDAY, 19 May 2022

(General Admission $15)

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Public Gates Open

Noon-6 p.m.

Open Practice

FRIDAY 20 May 2022 – FAST FRIDAY

(General Admission $15)

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Public Gates Open

Noon-6 p.m.

Open Practice

6:15 p.m.

Qualifications Draw

SATURDAY 21 May 2022 – PPG Presents ARMED FORCES QUALIFYING

(General Admission $20)

8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Public Gates Open

9-10:30 a.m.

Pre-Qualifying Practice (Two groups)

Noon-5:50 p.m.

NTT INDYCAR SERIES Qualifying (Setting positions 13-33 or 13-30 if there are more than 33 entries)

SUNDAY, 22 May 2022 – PPG Presents ARMED FORCES QUALIFYING

(General Admission $20)

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Public Gates Open

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Last Chance Practice*

12:30-2 p.m.

Top 12 Practice

2-3 p.m.

Last Chance Qualifying (Positions 31-33)*

4 p.m.

Top 12 Qualifying

5:10 p.m.

Firestone Fast Six Qualifying for NTT P1 Award

5:40 p.m.

NTT P1 Award Presentation

  • — if necessary

MONDAY, 23 May 2022

(General Admission $15; Infield Access Only for Fans)

11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Public Gates Open (Gates 2, 4, 6S, 7, 7S only)

Noon-2 p.m.

Open Practice

TUESDAY, 24 May 24-THURSDAY, 26 May 2022

No track activity

FRIDAY, 27 May 2022 – MILLER LITE CARB DAY

(General Admission $40)

8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Public Gates Open

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Final Practice

2:30-4 p.m.

INDYCAR Pit Stop Challenge

4-6 p.m.

Miller Lite Carb Day Concert, Turn 3 infield

SATURDAY, 28 May 2022 – LEGENDS DAY presented by Firestone

(General Admission $10)

8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Public Gates Open

9-10 a.m.

Full Field Driver Autograph Session, Pagoda Plaza

10:30 a.m.

Public Drivers’ Meeting, Tower Terrace

Noon-1:30 p.m.

AES 500 Festival Parade, downtown Indianapolis

7 p.m.

Firestone Legends Day Concert, TCU Amphitheater in White River State Park, downtown Indianapolis

SUNDAY, 29 May 2022– RACE DAY

(General Admission $50; Reserved Seats Start at $55)

6 a.m.-4 p.m.

Public Gates Open

7 a.m.

Indy 500 Snake Pit presented by Coors Light Gates Open, Turn 3 infield

12:45 p.m.

106th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge (200 laps)