Indianapolis 500 postponed until August because of COVID-19

Indianapolis 500 postponed until August because of COVID-19

The race will instead be held August 23. The Indianapolis 500 began in 1911 but did not run in 1917, 1918, and from 1941-45 because of World Wars I and II. Tony Hulman bought the neglected speedway after the second war and the Indy 500 returned Memorial Day weekend of 1946 and has been scheduled for that weekend every year since. Although weather disrupted other runnings of the prestigious race, it had never been outright rescheduled until Thursday.

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