2020 INDYCAR SERIES Schedule [UPDATED]

Saturday, May 30

Streets of Detroit Race 1

Sunday, May 31

Streets of Detroit Race 2

Saturday, June 6

Texas Motor Speedway

Sunday, June 21

Road America

Saturday, June 27

Richmond Raceway

Saturday, July 4

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course

Sunday, July 12

Streets of Toronto

Saturday, July 18

Iowa Speedway

Sunday, Aug. 9

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Sunday, Aug. 23

Indianapolis 500 Mile Race

Sunday, Aug. 30

World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway

Sunday, Sept. 13

Portland International Raceway

Sunday, Sept. 20

WeatherTech Raceway at Laguna Seca

TBD Expected Finale

Streets of St. Petersburg

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104th Indy 500 Rescheduled for August 23, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, March 26, 2020 – The Indianapolis 500 Presented by Gainbridge has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials from INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) announced today. The 104th edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” will air live on NBC, with the official green flag time to be announced at a later date.

The GMR Grand Prix will transition to Saturday, July 4 on the IMS road course as part of a historic double-header featuring the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and NASCAR. This first-of-its-kind racing event also will be televised by NBC on Independence Day.

The Indianapolis 500 was originally scheduled for Sunday, May 24, in its traditional spot on the calendar during Memorial Day weekend. The GMR Grand Prix was scheduled to be run on Saturday, May 9.

“The Month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is my favorite time of year, and like our fans, I am disappointed that we have had to reschedule the Indianapolis 500,” Roger Penske said. “However, the health and safety of our event participants and spectators is our top priority, and we believe that postponing the event is the responsible decision with the conditions and restrictions we are facing. We will continue to focus on ways we can enhance the customer experience in the months ahead, and I’m confident we will welcome fans with a transformed facility and a global spectacle when we run the world’s greatest race.”

“Memorial Day weekend has always provided Indianapolis 500 fans an opportunity to honor the men and women who have fought and sacrificed for our nation’s freedom,” Penske Entertainment Corp. President and CEO Mark Miles said. “This August, we’ll also have a unique and powerful opportunity to honor the contributions and heroism of the doctors, nurses, first responders and National Guard members serving on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19. We’re grateful for the patience of our fans as we’ve navigated this situation, and we extend our thanks to NBC for its terrific partnership and diligent work to maximize broadcast coverage with this new schedule.”

On-track action in August will begin at IMS with practice sessions on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 12-13, followed by Fast Friday on Aug. 14 and Indianapolis 500 Qualifications on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 15-16. Each day of qualifications will be televised on NBC, providing more network coverage of qualifications for fans than in 2019. A full broadcast schedule will be released soon.

The following week’s schedule will begin with hot pit-stop practice sessions on Thursday, Aug. 20 and include Indy Lights practice and qualifying. The Indy Lights Freedom 100 race, a significantly expanded Indy 500 Pit Stop Challenge and final Indianapolis 500 practice will take place on Friday, Aug. 21 as part of Miller Lite Carb Day, followed by the public drivers’ meeting and full-field autograph session on Saturday, Aug. 22 as part of Legends Day presented by Firestone.

As a result of the schedule changes at IMS, the INDYCAR races scheduled for Aug. 16 and Aug. 22 have been rescheduled. The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio is now scheduled for Aug. 9, and the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway is now scheduled for Aug. 30. An updated 2020 NTT INDYCAR SERIES calendar is available at this link and can also be found at the bottom of this release.

GMR Grand Prix Makes Historic Move

The GMR Grand Prix will take the green flag Saturday, July 4, before the first NASCAR Xfinity Series race on the IMS road course – the Pennzoil 150 at the Brickyard. The unique holiday racing lineup will mark the first time that the NTT INDYCAR SERIES will compete at the same track on the same weekend as both the NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series.

Immediately following the live telecast of the GMR Grand Prix on July 4, NBC will air the first NASCAR race on the IMS road course with the Xfinity Series cars in action at the Pennzoil 150 at the Brickyard.

“For very good reason, this historic pairing will be circled on the calendar of every motorsports fan,” Indianapolis Motor Speedway President J. Douglas Boles said. “We appreciate our friends at NASCAR for their flexibility and support in this matter and will work with them on a memorable, exciting weekend of racing action.”

Tickets already purchased for the Indianapolis 500, GMR Grand Prix and associated on-track days such as Miller Lite Carb Day and Crown Royal Armed Forces Qualifying Weekend will be valid on the rescheduled dates. Individuals already in possession of those tickets should use them for entry. To learn more about the adjusted on-track schedule, review customer FAQ’s and submit questions, fans can visit www.ims.com/COVID19.

Important Indy 500 Race Weekend Concert Update

All concerts scheduled for the original Race Weekend in May have been canceled. This includes REO Speedwagon and Styx on Friday, May 22, Luke Bryan on Saturday, May 23 and Martin Garrix on Sunday, May 24.

This decision was made to provide the maximum flexibility possible to complete the Indianapolis 500 by Sunday, Aug. 23 and provide room for any contingency plans necessary. IMS appreciates the understanding of fans and regrets that the COVID-19 situation has caused the cancellation of these events.

Fans who made concert-specific purchases will be able to access a credit for any IMS event, including the Indy 500, or choose to receive a refund. IMS concert customers will receive further communication on how to exercise their ticketing options.

Enhanced Health and Safety Measures at IMS

IMS and INDYCAR officials will continue to work closely with local, state and federal health representatives to ensure a safe and healthy experience for spectators. Enhanced measures that will be in place once activity resumes at IMS include:

  • Increasing housekeeping staff at the track to elevate the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces
  • Using cleaning products that meet current EPA and CDC guidelines for registered disinfectants to be used against COVID-19
  • Educating all employees on CDC prevention guidance, including proper handwashing technique and requesting that all vendors communicate strict hygiene protocol to staff
  • Increasing public hand-sanitizing stations in high-traffic areas, containing sanitizer that meets or exceeds the CDC standard for alcohol content
  • Reducing required hand-to-hand interactions between customers and staff at concession areas and other key IMS locations

 

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FEMA Daily Ops Briefing for March 26, 2020



















National Current Operations & Monitoring

Significant Incidents or Threats:

  • COVID-19
  • Freezing rain possible – Northern Plains
  • Critical fire weather – Southern/Central Plains

Declaration Activity:

  • Approval: Major Disaster Declaration – Texas, Florida, North Carolina, New Jersey
  • Request: Major Disaster Declaration – Illinois, Puerto Rico, Guam, Kentucky

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Indiana COVID-19 Data as of March 25th

As of March 25th at 11:59 PM, Indiana COVID-19 cases stand at 645 out of 4,651 tests (13.87%), with 17 deaths (2.64%).

168 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 3 new deaths were reported in Indiana on March 25, 2020.

New cases of COVID-19 were reported in Elkhart (2), Floyd (1), Fountain (1), Franklin (6), Gibson (1), Hamilton (10), Hancock (1), Hendricks (6), Jackson (1), Jasper (2), Jennings (1), Johnson (12), Lake (12), Lawrence (1), Marion (67), Marshall (1), Monroe (2), Montgomery (1), Morgan (2), Orange (1), Porter (2), Posey (1), Ripley (4), St. Joseph (2), Tippecanoe (3), Vanderburgh (3), Warren (1), Warrick (3), Washington (1), and Wayne (1) counties on March 25, 2020.

The first positive cases of COVID-19 were found in Fountain, Marshall, Orange, Posey, Warren, Warrick, and Wayne counties on March 25, 2020, bringing the total to 60 of 92 counties (65.22%) reporting positive cases of COVID-19.

 

Positive COVID-19 Cases by Indiana County of Residence

County

Cases

Deaths

Adams 1 0
Allen 8 1
Bartholomew 6 0
Benton 0 0
Blackford 0 0
Boone 7 0
Brown 1 0
Carroll 0 0
Cass 0 0
Clark 10 0
Clay 0 0
Clinton 0 0
Crawford 0 0
Daviess 0 0
Dearborn 3 0
Decatur 13 0
DeKalb 1 0
Delaware 7 1
Dubois 1 0
Elkhart 7 0
Fayette 3 0
Floyd 7 0
Fountain 1 0
Franklin 13 1
Fulton 0 0
Gibson 3 0
Grant 3 0
Greene 0 0
Hamilton 40 0
Hancock 9 1
Harrison 2 0
Hendricks 21 0
Henry 0 0
Howard 6 1
Huntington 0 0
Jackson 2 0
Jasper 3 1
Jay 0 0
Jefferson 0 0
Jennings 4 0
Johnson 36 3
Knox 0 0
Kosciusko 0 0
LaGrange 0 0
Lake 31 0
LaPorte 2 0
Lawrence 2 0
Madison 4 0
Marion 226 6
Marshall 1 0
Martin 0 0
Miami 1 0
Monroe 6 0
Montgomery 2 0
Morgan 7 0
Newton 0 0
Noble 1 0
Ohio 1 0
Orange 1 0
Owen 4 0
Parke 0 0
Perry 0 0
Pike 0 0
Porter 5 0
Posey 1 0
Pulaski 0 0
Putnam 2 1
Randolph 0 0
Ripley 11 0
Rush 1 0
Scott 1 1
Shelby 2 0
St. Joseph 21 0
Spencer 0 0
Starke 1 0
Steuben 0 0
Sullivan 1 0
Switzerland 0 0
Tippecanoe 7 0
Tipton 2 0
Union 0 0
Vanderburgh 4 0
Vermillion 0 0
Vigo 3 0
Wabash 0 0
Warren 1 0
Warrick 3 0
Washington 3 0
Wayne 1 0
Wells 1 0
White 0 0
Whitley 0 0

via secure.in.gov/isdh/28470.htm

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Indiana COVID-19 Data as of March 25th

As of March 25th at 11:59 PM, Indiana COVID-19 cases stand at 645 out of 4,651 tests (13.87%), with 17 deaths (2.64%).

168 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 3 new deaths were reported in Indiana on March 25, 2020.

New cases of COVID-19 were reported in Elkhart (2), Floyd (1), Fountain (1), Franklin (6), Gibson (1), Hamilton (10), Hancock (1), Hendricks (6), Jackson (1), Jasper (2), Jennings (1), Johnson (12), Lake (12), Lawrence (1), Marion (67), Marshall (1), Monroe (2), Montgomery (1), Morgan (2), Orange (1), Porter (2), Posey (1), Ripley (4), St. Joseph (2), Tippecanoe (3), Vanderburgh (3), Warren (1), Warrick (3), Washington (1), and Wayne (1) counties on March 25, 2020.

The first positive cases of COVID-19 were found in Fountain, Marshall, Orange, Posey, Warren, Warrick, and Wayne counties on March 25, 2020, bringing the total to 60 of 92 counties (65.22%) reporting positive cases of COVID-19.

 

Positive COVID-19 Cases by Indiana County of Residence

County

Cases

Deaths

Adams 1 0
Allen 8 1
Bartholomew 6 0
Benton 0 0
Blackford 0 0
Boone 7 0
Brown 1 0
Carroll 0 0
Cass 0 0
Clark 10 0
Clay 0 0
Clinton 0 0
Crawford 0 0
Daviess 0 0
Dearborn 3 0
Decatur 13 0
DeKalb 1 0
Delaware 7 1
Dubois 1 0
Elkhart 7 0
Fayette 3 0
Floyd 7 0
Fountain 1 0
Franklin 13 1
Fulton 0 0
Gibson 3 0
Grant 3 0
Greene 0 0
Hamilton 40 0
Hancock 9 1
Harrison 2 0
Hendricks 21 0
Henry 0 0
Howard 6 1
Huntington 0 0
Jackson 2 0
Jasper 3 1
Jay 0 0
Jefferson 0 0
Jennings 4 0
Johnson 36 3
Knox 0 0
Kosciusko 0 0
LaGrange 0 0
Lake 31 0
LaPorte 2 0
Lawrence 2 0
Madison 4 0
Marion 226 6
Marshall 1 0
Martin 0 0
Miami 1 0
Monroe 6 0
Montgomery 2 0
Morgan 7 0
Newton 0 0
Noble 1 0
Ohio 1 0
Orange 1 0
Owen 4 0
Parke 0 0
Perry 0 0
Pike 0 0
Porter 5 0
Posey 1 0
Pulaski 0 0
Putnam 2 1
Randolph 0 0
Ripley 11 0
Rush 1 0
Scott 1 1
Shelby 2 0
St. Joseph 21 0
Spencer 0 0
Starke 1 0
Steuben 0 0
Sullivan 1 0
Switzerland 0 0
Tippecanoe 7 0
Tipton 2 0
Union 0 0
Vanderburgh 4 0
Vermillion 0 0
Vigo 3 0
Wabash 0 0
Warren 1 0
Warrick 3 0
Washington 3 0
Wayne 1 0
Wells 1 0
White 0 0
Whitley 0 0

via secure.in.gov/isdh/28470.htm

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Naptown Weather Forecast (March 26, 2020 AM) #INwx

Today will be mild. Showers and isolated thunderstorms will move in this afternoon and tonight as a cold front drops southeast over the area. Unsettled weather will continue through the weekend.

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Indiana COVID-19 Data as of March 24th

As of March 24th at 11:59 PM, Indiana COVID-19 cases stand at 477 out of 3,356 tests (14.21%), with 14 deaths (2.94%).

112 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 2 new deaths were reported in Indiana on March 24, 2020.

New cases were reported in Boone (1), Clark (1), Decatur (1), DeKalb (1), Delaware (3), Elkhart (1), Fayette (1), Hamilton (5), Hancock (5), Harrison (1), Hendricks (2), Jasper (1), Jennings (1), Johnson (6), Lake (2), Madison (1), Marion (65), Monroe (1), Morgan (2), Owen (2), Porter (2), Putnam (1), Ripley (1), Rush (1), Shelby (1), St. Joseph (4), and Tippecanoe (1) counties on March 24, 2020.

NOTE: Previously reported cases in Warrick & Wayne counties were removed, though there’s note as to why.

Positive COVID-19 Cases by Indiana County of Residence

County

Cases

Deaths

Adams 1 0
Allen 7 1
Bartholomew 5 0
Benton 0 0
Blackford 0 0
Boone 4 0
Brown 1 0
Carroll 0 0
Cass 0 0
Clark 6 0
Clay 0 0
Clinton 0 0
Crawford 0 0
Daviess 0 0
Dearborn 2 0
Decatur 7 0
DeKalb 1 0
Delaware 7 1
Dubois 1 0
Elkhart 5 0
Fayette 3 0
Floyd 6 0
Fountain 0 0
Franklin 7 0
Fulton 0 0
Gibson 2 0
Grant 3 0
Greene 0 0
Hamilton 30 0
Hancock 8 1
Harrison 2 0
Hendricks 15 0
Henry 0 0
Howard 6 1
Huntington 0 0
Jackson 1 0
Jasper 1 0
Jay 0 0
Jefferson 0 0
Jennings 3 0
Johnson 24 3
Knox 0 0
Kosciusko 0 0
LaGrange 0 0
Lake 19 0
LaPorte 2 0
Lawrence 1 0
Madison 4 0
Marion 226 6
Marshall 0 0
Martin 0 0
Miami 1 0
Monroe 4 0
Montgomery 1 0
Morgan 5 0
Newton 0 0
Noble 1 0
Ohio 1 0
Orange 0 0
Owen 4 0
Parke 0 0
Perry 0 0
Pike 0 0
Porter 3 0
Posey 0 0
Pulaski 0 0
Putnam 2 0
Randolph 0 0
Ripley 7 0
Rush 1 0
Scott 1 1
Shelby 2 0
St. Joseph 19 0
Spencer 0 0
Starke 1 0
Steuben 0 0
Sullivan 1 0
Switzerland 0 0
Tippecanoe 4 0
Tipton 2 0
Union 0 0
Vanderburgh 1 0
Vermillion 0 0
Vigo 3 0
Wabash 0 0
Warren 0 0
Warrick 0 0
Washington 2 0
Wayne 0 0
Wells 1 0
White 0 0
Whitley 0 0

via secure.in.gov/isdh/28470.htm

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FEMA Daily Ops Briefing for March 25, 2020















National Current Operations & Monitoring

Significant Incidents or Threats:

  • COVID-19
  • Freezing rain possible – Northern Plains and Upper Mississippi Valley

Declaration Activity:

  • Approval: Major Disaster Declaration – Iowa and Louisiana
  • Request: Major Disaster Declaration –Missouri, Maryland, CNMI, South Carolina
  • Amendment No.1 for FEMA-4476-DR-TN

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Naptown Weather Forecast (March 25, 2020 AM) #INwx

Areas of dense fog will result in the visibility being reduced to less than a mile in many spots through 9 am.

Motorists should be alert to sudden reductions in visibility, allow extra time traveling and allow extra space between vehicles.

The sunshine and warmer temperatures will return after the fog lifts.

More rain, possibly heavy at times along with thunderstorms are expected late Thursday through Saturday night.

Via NWS Indianapolis. Follow them on Twitter @NWSIndianapolis for the latest Indianapolis area weather news.

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Indiana COVID-19 Data as of March 23rd

As of March 23nd at 11:59 PM, Indiana COVID-19 cases stand at 365 out of 2,931 tests (12.45%), with 12 deaths (3.29%).

106 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 5 new deaths were reported in Indiana on March 23, 2020.

New cases were reported in Allen (1), Brown (1), Dearborn (2), Decatur (6), Delaware (1), Fayette (1), Floyd (2), Franklin (3), Gibson (2), Hamilton (4), Hendricks (1), Jackson (1), Johnson (4), Lake (6), Lawrence (1), Marion (51), Montgomery (1), Ohio (1), Porter (1), Ripley (5), St. Joseph (6), Starke (1), Sullivan (1), Tippecanoe (1), Vigo (1) and Warrick (1) counties on March 23, 2020.

Positive COVID-19 Cases by Indiana County of Residence

County

Cases

Deaths

Adams 1 0
Allen 7 1
Bartholomew 5 0
Benton 0 0
Blackford 0 0
Boone 3 0
Brown 1 0
Carroll 0 0
Cass 0 0
Clark 5 0
Clay 0 0
Clinton 0 0
Crawford 0 0
Daviess 0 0
Dearborn 2 0
Decatur 6 0
DeKalb 0 0
Delaware 4 1
Dubois 1 0
Elkhart 4 0
Fayette 2 0
Floyd 6 0
Fountain 0 0
Franklin 7 0
Fulton 0 0
Gibson 2 0
Grant 3 0
Greene 0 0
Hamilton 25 0
Hancock 3 0
Harrison 1 0
Hendricks 13 0
Henry 0 0
Howard 6 0
Huntington 0 0
Jackson 1 0
Jasper 0 0
Jay 0 0
Jefferson 0 0
Jennings 2 0
Johnson 18 3
Knox 0 0
Kosciusko 0 0
LaGrange 0 0
Lake 17 0
LaPorte 2 0
Lawrence 1 0
Madison 3 0
Marion 161 6
Marshall 0 0
Martin 0 0
Miami 1 0
Monroe 3 0
Montgomery 1 0
Morgan 3 0
Newton 0 0
Noble 1 0
Ohio 1 0
Orange 0 0
Owen 2 0
Parke 0 0
Perry 0 0
Pike 0 0
Porter 1 0
Posey 0 0
Pulaski 0 0
Putnam 1 0
Randolph 0 0
Ripley 6 0
Rush 0 0
Scott 1 1
Shelby 1 0
St. Joseph 15 0
Spencer 0 0
Starke 1 0
Steuben 0 0
Sullivan 1 0
Switzerland 0 0
Tippecanoe 3 0
Tipton 2 0
Union 0 0
Vanderburgh 1 0
Vermillion 0 0
Vigo 3 0
Wabash 0 0
Warren 0 0
Warrick 1 0
Washington 2 0
Wayne 1 0
Wells 1 0
White 0 0
Whitley 0 0

via secure.in.gov/isdh/28470.htm

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