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Indianapolis 500 Starting time: how to watch, TV channel and live streaming info

2022 indy 500

The 106th edition of the Indianapolis 500 is merely a few hours away from us as around 300,000 fans are expected to gather at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to watch ‘The Greatest Spectacle in Racing’. The world’s top 33 drivers will look to speed away from one another and secure a top position in the scorching heat of the city of Indy. So, if you are a die-hard fan of Motorsport racing, this is one event you should not be missing. And here in this article piece, we will be providing you with all the details that can help you watch the live stream of the event from anywhere around the world. So, bear with us for a few minutes.

Indianapolis 500 Venue, Date, and Starting time:

The Indy 500, considered a part of the Triple Crown of Motorsport (the other two being the Monaco Grand Prix and the 24 Hours of Le Mans) is set to take place this Sunday, May 29 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with the race starting at 11 a.m. ET.

5 a.m.: Garage opens

6 a.m.: Gates open

7 a.m.: Tech inspection

9 a.m.: Cars pushed to pit lane

10:30 a.m.: Cars on the starting grid

11:47 a.m.: Driver introductions

12:38 p.m.: Command to start engines

12:45 p.m.: Green flag for the 106th Indy 500

Starting lineup for Indy 500 2022


1. (9) Scott Dixon, Honda

2. (10) Alex Palou, Honda

3. (21) Rinus VeeKay, Chevrolet


4. (33) Ed Carpenter, Chevrolet

5. (8) Marcus Ericsson

6. (1) Tony Kanaan, Honda


7. (5) Pato O’Ward, Chevrolet

8. (7) Felix Rosenqvist, Chevrolet

9. (28) Romain Grosjean, Honda


10. (51) Takuma Sato

11. (12) Will Power

12. (48) Jimmie Johnson


13. (18) David Malukas, Honda

14. (2) Josef Newgarden, Chevrolet

15. (23) Santino Ferrucci, Chevrolet


16. (60) Simon Pagenaud, Honda

17. (11) JR Hildebrand, Chevrolet

18. (20) Conor Daly, Chevrolet


19. (77) Callum Ilott, Chevrolet

20. (27) Alexander Rossi, Honda

21. (15) Graham Rahal, Honda


22. (24) Sage Karam, Chevrolet

23. (98) Marco Andretti, Honda

24. (29) Devlin DeFrancesco, Honda


25. (26) Colton Herta, Honda

26. (3) Scott McLaughlin, Chevrolet

27. (06) Helio Castroneves, Honda

ROW 10

28. (14) Kyle Kirkwood, Chevrolet

29. (4) Dalton Kellett, Chevrolet

30. (6) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet

ROW 11

31. (30) Christian Lundgaard, Honda

32. (45) Jack Harvey, Honda

33. (25) Stefan Wilson, Chevrolet

Drivers in line for championship Contention:

Scott Dixon will be starting in pole position for the second consecutive year as the Kiwi driver notched up the record for the fastest pole-winning run in Indianapolis 500 history earlier in the qualifying race. The 41-year-old clocked an amazing speed four-lap average speed of 234. 046 mph breaking the record of the late Scott Brayton who had set it to 233.718 mph set in 1996.

He will be up against the four-time Indy 500 winner, Hélio Castroneves who will be starting the race in the 27th position. The defending champion, joined A.J. Foyt, Al Unser, and mentor Rick Mears as the only four-time winners of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” last May. He also happens to be one of the most experienced drivers on the grid.

The two-time winner Takuma Sato and the Australian, Will Power will start their quest for the title in row 4. Sato won the championship in 2017 and 2020, while Power won his maiden title in 2018. Both drivers are all ready to go and put on a show for their fans back home.

How to Watch Indianapolis 500 live stream in the US and Canada

The Broadcasting giant, NBC has earned the rights to telecast the event’s newest edition in the United States. Besides it, Peacock Premium and Universo have also reserved the rights to premiere the main race in the country.

If you don’t have a cable connection, you can still watch the whole race on Sling TV and Fubo TV. NBC is available on both non-cable app-based TV services. Fubo has also endorsed Universo, so you can pick any of these if you happen to buy a subscription to their service

How to Watch Indianapolis 500 stream in the UK?

Race-fans in the UK can enjoy all the action on Sky Sports and Now TV. The event will commence at 5:30 p.m. BST, lasting approximately 3.5 hrs.

You can also stream this event live on your mobile phones and tablets if you have bought a subscription to the respective services. NOW TV is available all around Britain. You can access it from any part of the country.

How to Watch Indy 500 live stream in Australia?

There is good news for Will Power fans residing in Australia. The Aussie population can catch all the action on Stan. but as we say, every good thing comes with some discomfort. As is the case with this, the fans have to stay awake until 2 a.m. local AEDT if they are to watch this great spectacle.

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