One of the longest-running relationships between a sporting event and a network will continue
when the Indianapolis 500 airs on ABC for the consecutive year since 1964.   ESPN on ABC's
live, high-definition telecast from Indianapolis Motor Speedway begins with a one-hour pre-race
show at 11 a.m. (ET) and the green flag at 12 p.m.

In 2014, nearly 11 million people tuned in to the race that is broadcast worldwide.

More than 400 affiliate IMS Radio Network radio stations located throughout the United States and
Canada will broadcast live Race Day coverage of the Indianapolis 500 at 11 a.m. Sunday,  with a
pre-race show, followed by the race broadcast at 12 p.m.

The radio network's Indianapolis 500 coverage also will be broadcast live on
XM Satellite Radio channel 209 and
SIRIUS channel 214

Many of the local radio stations that broadcast the IMS Radio Network offer online streams,
meaning listeners do not have to be in their broadcast range to tune in. 94.1 FM in Calcium,
New York, 94.5 FM in Birmingham, Alabama and 95.3 FM in Clinton, Missouri all offer online

Listeners can also tune in using
shortwave radios via the LeSea Broadcasting Network, and those
in the military can listen through the
American Forces Radio Network.

All IndyCar races can be listened to on the web at
IndyCar Radio
Related Links
Indy 500 Broadcast Schedule
Saturday May 13
3:30 pm - 6 pm
IndyCar Indianapolis Grand Prix
Saturday May 20
4 pm - 6 pm
Day 1 of Qualifying
Sunday May 21
4 pm - 6 pm
Day 2 of Qualifying
6 pm
Live segments SportsCenter
11 am - noon
Carb Day
12 pm - 1pm
Indy Lights Freedom 100
Saturday May 27
12 pm - 1:30 pm
500 Festival Parade
Saturday May 27
4:30pm - 6 pm
500 Festival Parade
Saturday May 27
6:30 pm - 9 pm
Night before the 500
local ABC
Saturday May 27
6 pm
Snakepit Ball
local WISH TV 8
Sunday May 28
11am - 12 pm
500 pre-race show
Sunday May 28
12 pm
The Indy 500 Mile Race
Monday May 29
8pm - 11pm
Victory Banquet
local NBC
Indy 500 Radio Affiliates:
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Many IndyCar races
, practices and qualifying throughout the year are broadcast on NBCSN.
Fan who do not pay for cable or satellite TV cannot watch any of it.
If this is your problem, I recommend two things:

First, go to the  site.  They may be broadcasting practice live.  They will also allow you to listen
to the race broadcast.

Secondly, after the event is over, perhaps the next day, go to and look for a broadcast of the
event.  Note, there are scam artists on YouTube who promise to stream the races live to you.  To identify
these thieves, their YouTube video tells you to click on a link below their video.  That takes you to a site that
tries to get you to pay them for a membership. Don't be fooled.

Another method is to find a friend who subscribes to cable and get their login.  Then try to load up NBCSN
from your streaming device.  It will give you a code on your TV and tell you to go to your computer, go
to their website and verify.  If that is successful, you can watch the race live just like if you had cable.
As part of the celebration of the 100th running of one of the world's most important and
iconic events, ESPN's signature news and information program, SportsCenter, will have a
major and significantly expanded presence at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the
week of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.

After two years as IMS Radio Network “chief announcer”
Paul Page has decided it was time to call it quits. The
veteran announcer came back in 2014 for a second stint
in that role as he previously was the “chief announcer” for
the network from 1977-1987. From there, he’d become
the head announcer for ABCs IndyCar coverage before
moving into the same role on the NHRA side.

But, IndyCar got him back in 2014 which was a very
popular move. Unfortunately, he didn’t want to stay long as
he decided last year was it.

The IMS Radio Network hired
Mark Jaynes in that role
as the Beech Grove, Indiana resident becomes the sixth
“voice of the 500.”

The 52-year old joined the network in 1996 and has been
a regular ever since. He was most recently the lead
announcer for all the Indy Lights races and served on the
Verizon IndyCar Series broadcast in a fill-in role in the
booth on practice and/or qualifying days.

Joining Jaynes on the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series
broadcasts broadcasts will be Davey Hamilton who
serves as the driver analyst, Jake Query, Nick Yeoman,
Michael Young, Dave Furst, Katie Hargitt and Rob
Sid Collins ..... Mark Jaynes
Former Voice of the 500’s:

Sid Collins (1952–1976)
Paul Page (1977–1987)
Lou Palmer (1988–1989)
Bob Jenkins (1990–1998)
Mike King (1999–2013)
Paul Page (2014–2015)
Booth - Driver expert
Booth - Color Commentators
Booth - Historian
Booth - Analyst
Booth - Commentary
Booth - Live In-Car Reports
Chief Announcer
Turn 1
Turn 2
Turn 3
Turn 4
Victory Lane
Pit Reporters
Davey Hamilton
Dave Wilson
Donald Davidson
Paul Page & Mark Jaynes
Jerry Baker
Nick Yeoman
Jake Query
Chris Denari
Michael Young
Michael Young, Dave Furst,
Kevin Lee, Rob Howden
2016 Indy 500 IMS Broadcast Team
Lap-by-lap anchors
Color Commentators
Pit reporters
Leigh Diffey, Rick Allen
Paul Tracy, Townsend Bell
Robin Miller, Kevin Lee,
Marty Snider, Jon Beekhuis
Will Buxton, Katie Hargitt
IndyCar on NBC Sports
Lap-by-lap commentator
Color commentator

Pit Reporters
Lindsay Czarniak
Allen Bestwick
Eddie Cheever
Scott Goodyear
Jerry Punch
Jon Beekhuis
Rick DeBruhl
IndyCar on ABC Sports
Updated May 29, 2017
Note: This is one of those things that is impossible to update until May.  
I leave up last year's schedule so that you can use it as a reference.
If you do not see this year's schedule, check back closer to the event.
Saturday May 20, 2017 - INDY 500 QUALIFYING
Sunday May 21, 2017 - INDY 500 QUALIFYING
11:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.
01:00 p.m. -  04:30 p.m.
04:30 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.
Qualifying on the IMS Radio Network
Qualifying on WFNI ESPN 107.5/1070 The Fan  or IMS Radio Network
Qualifying on the IMS Radio Network
12:00 p.m. - 02:00 p.m.
02:00 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.
Qualifying on WFNI ESPN 107.5/1070 The Fan  or IMS Radio Network
Qualifying on the IMS Radio Network