Big Crowd Salutes Starting Field at Public Drivers’ Meeting

The countdown to the 107th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge reached a traditional mile-marker Saturday morning with the public drivers’ meeting at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The 107th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge is scheduled to start at 12:45 p.m. (ET) Sunday. INDYCAR President Jay Frye also spoke to the sun-splashed crowd in Tower Terrace. The crowd gave a standing ovation to Kanaan, who is making his 22nd and final Indy 500 start Sunday in also his final NTT INDYCAR SERIES race. Firestone, the exclusive tire of the Indianapolis 500 and NTT INDYCAR SERIES, was saluted for its commitment to the race and series and for its $20,000 total donation to the Indiana Latino Expo, Indiana Black Expo and Indy Pride. NTT INDYCAR SERIES Race Director Kyle Novak followed with final Race Day instructions.

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