Rain delays practice at IMS
After a delay in the start of practice Saturday morning until 10:15 a.m. because of rain moving through the area the Sprint Cup series cars were able to get on the track for some practice laps.
Below is a schedule for Saturday's events at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
SCHEDULE (all times local):
7 a.m.-10 p.m. Public Gates Open
9 a.m.-11 a.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice
12:10-1:15 p.m. NASCAR Nationwide Series Qualifying
2:10-3:45 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying
4:30 p.m. Lilly Diabetes 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series Race (100 laps)
NASCAR Nationwide Series Driver Autograph Session - scheduled to appear: Autographs with Ty Dillon, Trevor Bayne, Dylan Kwasniewski, Chase Elliott, Regan Smith, 10-11 a.m., Pagoda Plaza Pavilion C. All participating fans must have a wristband, with one item to be signed per driver. Wristband distribution for both sessions starts at 8 a.m. in the Pagoda Plaza, with limited availability.
Team Chevy Driver Q&A (all on Chevy Stage north of Pagoda Plaza - scheduled to appear): 11:45 a.m., Justin Allgaier; Noon, Danica Patrick.
Nationwide Drivers "Brick Walk," Pagoda Plaza - 3:15 p.m.
Brickfest Music Festival (Free with admission, infield Brickfest Music Festival Stage):
6:30 p.m. A Thousand Horses
7:10 p.m. The Band Perry
8:45 p.m. Justin Moore
Kids Zone: Radio Disney, inflatables, games, Hero Zone obstacle course, Pit Stop Challenge, face painting and more, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., infield. Also at the Kids Zone, the Illiana Watermelon Association will donate and distribute cups of free homegrown Indiana watermelon and will accept donations for Riley Children's Hospital. Internationally recognized Chef Joseph Poon will be on hand to showcase watermelon carvings, and there will be stickers for the kids. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Ross Chastain will also be appearing in the booth to talk with racing fans.
TICKETS : General admission: $30. Children 12 and under free with adult general admission. Reserved seats: $51-$67.
PUBLIC GATES OPEN: 7 a.m. (local time). Pedestrian gates open are Gates 1, 1B, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 South, 9, 10, 10A, 11A, 12, 27.
STANDS OPEN : A Stand (as needed-Sec. 1-4), A. Penthouse (reserved seating), B Stand (as needed-Sec. 1-4), B Penthouse (reserved seating), C Stand (as needed-Sec. 15-18), E Stand, E Penthouse (reserved seating), North Vista Wheelchair (as needed-Sec. 21), Northwest Vista (as needed, Sec. 1-5), Northwest Vista Deck (Reserved Seating), Paddock (as needed-Sec. 9-18), Paddock Penthouse (reserved seating), Southeast Vista (as needed-Sec. 1-2), Southeast Vista Deck (reserved seating), South Terrace, Southwest Vista (as needed-Sec. 16-20), Southwest Vista Deck (reserved seating), Tower Terrace (as needed, Sec. 37-40), Tower Terrace Wheelchair, Wheelchair Accessible (Inside), Backstretch Mounds, Backstretch Family Mounds, Turn 2 Mounds, Turn 3 Mounds.
MUSEUM HOURS: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for fans 6-15 years old, with children under 6 free. Gate admission to the Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard is not included in IMS Hall of Fame Museum admission and must be purchased separately.