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Indy 500 delayed by coronavirus from Memorial Day weekend to August

The Indianapolis 500 was postponed Thursday until August for the reason that of the coronavirus pandemic and won’t operate on Memorial Working day weekend for the to start with time because 1946.

The race will as an alternative be held Aug. 23, a few months afterwards than its May 24 scheduled day.

“The thirty day period of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is my favourite time of yr, and like our supporters, I am let down that we have experienced to reschedule the Indianapolis 500,” reported motorsports big Roger Penske, who finalized his buy of IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway before this yr.

“However, the wellbeing and protection of our occasion individuals and spectators is our top rated priority, and we believe that that suspending the occasion is the accountable conclusion with the problems and constraints we are experiencing,” he reported. “We will proceed to concentrate on approaches we

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