Qualifying for the Indy 500 in 2019 is principally a large tease. Not solely does qualifying for the Indy 500 happen every week earlier than the race itself, however the qualifying format for 2019 splits three periods throughout two full days.
So although qualifying for the Indy 500 will start Saturday, May 18, we cannot know who will begin on the pole for the 2019 Indy 500 – or who will likely be bumped from the sphere – till late Sunday afternoon.
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The Indy 500 qualifying course of started Saturday, May 18 with a qualifying session that started at 11 a.m. ET and ran by means of 5:50 p.m. ET. All 36 vehicles which have entered to qualify for the Indy 500 have been assured a minimum of one qualifying try, every of which was 4 laps, and a number of four-lap runs have been allowed as time permitted. This quaifying session set positions 10-30 within the 33-car subject for the Indy 500. The vehicles that certified in these spots have been locked into place and did partake within the qualifying periods Sunday.
NBC Sports activities Gold confirmed the vast majority of Saturday’s Indy 500 qualifying session. For the final hour, beginning at 5 p.m. ET, NBCSN carried the motion.
On Sunday, May 19, final row qualifying will happen at midday ET and be proven dwell on NBC. This session will set positions 31-33 for the Indy 500. Then, at 1:15 p.m. ET, Quick 9 qualifying, additionally scheduled to be proven dwell on NBC, will set the primary three rows, together with the pole, for the Indy 500.
UPDATE: Sunday’s qualifying periods have been pushed again resulting from climate.
A breakdown of the Indy 500 qualifying format is under.
|Day||Time||Positions set||How you can watch|
|Sat.||11 a.m. – 5:50 p.m. ET||10-30||NBC Sports activities Gold/NBCSN/fuboTV|
|Solar.||12 p.m. ET||31-33||NBC/fuboTV|
|Solar.||1:15 p.m. ET||1-9||NBC/fuboTV|
A whole of 36 vehicles have entered for an opportunity to make the 33-car subject for the Indy 500. The beginning lineup will likely be posted upon completion of all 4 qualifying periods.
Indy 500 qualifying: Outcomes, beginning lineup