There will be a lot of left turns in Indianapolis this weekend. The 105th edition of the Indianapolis 500 will take place on Sunday, May 30.
Scott Dixon took pole position in qualifying with an average speed of 231,685 miles per hour. That is, as they say in racing circles, fast. Next to Dixon in the front row are Colton Herta and Rinus VeeKay. Do you have a favorite racer? View the starting grid for the 33-car field.
The Indy 500 kicks off Sunday at 12:45 pm. ET (9:45 a.m. PT) on NBC. Here’s how to watch the open-wheeled action.
How to watch the Indy 500 without cable
Pre-race coverage will begin at 9:00 a.m. ET on NBCSN and give way to NBC at 11:00 a.m. ET. Post-race coverage starts at 4 p.m. ET on NBCSN. If you don’t have a cable or satellite TV subscription, you can watch the race with a live TV service. The good news is that NBC and NBCSN are available on every streaming service. The problem is, not every service has every local network, so check them all using the links below to make sure it has NBC in your area.
If you live in an area with good reception, you can watch the Indy 500 on NBC for free by attaching an affordable (under $30) indoor antenna to almost any TV.
Hulu with Live TV costs $65 per month and includes NBC in most markets and NBCSN. Click the “View channels in your area” link on the welcome page to see which local channels are offered in your zip code.
Read our Hulu with Live TV review.
YouTube TV costs $65 per month and includes NBC in most markets and NBCSN. Enter your zip code on the welcome page to see which local networks are available in your area.
Read our YouTube TV review.
All the above live TV streaming services offer free trials so you can cancel anytime and need a solid internet connection. Looking for more information? Check out our guide to live TV streaming services.
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