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 :

Saturday May 18: 11a-1p Sirius 218, 4:30p-6p Sirius 108
Sunday May 19: 11a-3p Sirius 216
Friday May 24: Freedom 100 will be on Sirius 218
Sunday May 26: Indy 500 will be on SXM 82
All will air on IndyCar XM Channel 209 and Internet 970

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
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Indy 500 Broadcasting
Friday May 10
4:30 pm
Grand Prix Qualifying
Saturday May 11
3 pm - 6 pm
IndyCar Grand Prix
Tuesday May 14
11 am - 6 pm
Indy 500 Practice
Wednesday May 15
11 am - 6 pm
Indy 500 Practice
Thursday May 16
11 am - 6 pm
Indy 500 Practice
Friday May 17
11 am - 6 pm
Indy 500 Practice
Saturday May 18
8 am, 11am - 6 pm
Day 1 of 500 Qualifying
Saturday May 18
5 pm - 6 pm
Day 1 of 500 Qualifying
Sunday May 19
Noon - 3 pm
Day 2 of 500 Qualifying
Sunday May 19
3 pm - 6 pm
Day 2 of 500 Qualifying
Sunday May 19
6 pm - 7 pm
Drive Llike Andretti
Monday May 20
10:15 am
500 Practice
Monday May 20
12 pm - 2 pm
500 Practice
Friday May 24
11 am - noon
Carb Day
Friday May 24
12 pm - 1pm
Indy Lights Freedom 100
Friday May 24
1 pm
Indy Lights Race
Saturday May 25
12 pm - 1:30 pm
500 Festival Parade
Locally on NBC,
Nationally on NBCSN
Saturday May 25
6:30 pm - 9 pm
Night before the 500
Saturday May 25
6 pm
Snakepit Ball
local WISH TV 8
Sunday May 26
11 am - 12pm
500 pre-race show
Sunday May 26
12:45 pm
The Indy 500 Mile Race
Sunday May 26
4 pm - 5 pm
500 Post Race
Monday May 27
4 pm
Indy 500 Parade
Monday May 27
8 pm - 11 pm
Victory Banquet
locally on NBC
Indy 500 Qualifying Radio Affiliates:
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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
Roving Reporter
Danica Patrick

Mike Trico

Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
Indy 500 IMS Broadcast Team
Note: The complete Indy 500 TV schedule isn't available until May.
11:00 a - 06:00 p
Indy 500 Qualifying - Day 1
11:00 a - 03:00 p
                                 INDYCAR RACING LIVE

NBC is the television broadcaster for IndyCar.  

Qualifying and Races will be shown live on NBC or NBC Sports Network.
2019 IndyCar Schedule)

In addition to the above, IndyCar practices, qualifying sessions and the Indy Lights races
can be watched live or On Demand and with no commercial-interuptions with NBCSN's
streaming pay-service:
IndyCar Pass.

IndyCar can also be watched on your pc or mobile devices using:

NBC Sports App
Indycar Race Control Web Site
Indycar's YouTube Channel  and
RoadtoIndy.TV  Web Site
IndyCar App from itunes
Indy 500 Qualifying - Day 2
11:00 a - 02:00 p
Final IndyCar Practice & Freedom 100 Race
11:00 a - 04:00 p
May 24 - CARB DAY
May 27 - 102nd Indy 500
Indy 500 Race
(All times ET)
(All times ET)
Historic Note:  From 1965-2018 (54 years) the INDY 500 was broadcast by ABC.
Beginning in 2019 the race will be on NBC.
The blackout of the race in Indianapolis will continue.
IndyCar Broadcast Team
Analyst / color
Analyst / color
Analyst / color
Analyst / color
Reserve Host
Reserve Host
Pit Reporter / RH
Pit Reporter
Pit Reporter
Pit Reporter
Pit Reporter
Paul Tracy
Townsend Bell
Robin Miller
Jon Beekhuis
Leigh Diffey - English accent
Rick Allen
Brian Till
Kevin Lee
Robin Miller
Marty Snider
Katie Hargitt
Kelli Stavast
On this page:
Indy 500 Radio Broadcast Schedule
2019 IndyCar Series action to be shown in approximately 100 nations.

Africa                       – Canal+                 (Sub Saharan (French language)
Africa                       – SuperSport         (South Africa/Sub Saharan (English language)

Asia                          – Fox Sports/Star Sports  (Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Hong Kong, Guam, Indonesia, Laos,
                                                                    Macau, Malaysia, Micronesia,  Mongolia, Papua New Guinea,
                                                                    Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, North Korea, Thailand,
                                                                    Vietnam and Mainland China (English language)

Australia                  – Fox Sports (one-hour version)
Austria                      – DAZN
Brazil                         – Bandeirantes/Band Sports/DAZN
Canada                     – Sportsnet World and SN NOW+
Denmark                   – Viasat
Finland                      – Viasat
France                       – Canal+
Germany                   – DAZN
Ireland                        – Sky Sports F1
Italy                             – DAZN
Japan                         – Gaora
Japan                         – NHK (Indianapolis 500 only)
Myanmar                    – Canal+
Netherlands                – Ziggo
New Zealand              – Sky Sport
Norway                        – Viasat
Portugal                      – Sport TV
Russia                         – Match TV/TV4 (one-hour version)
Russia                         – Viasat Sport East
Spain                           – Movistar
Sweden                       – Viasat/TV3, TV10 (one-hour version)
Switzerland                  – DAZN (German language)/Canal+ (French language)
United Kingdom          – Sky Sports F1
Vietnam                        – VSTV
Worldwide                    – Mobil 1: The Grid (featured in the weekly motorsports program)
IndyCar International Broacasting
Indy 500 Race Radio Affiliates:
Updated May 29, 2017
(Updated May 17, 2019)