# Indy 500
Top Indianapolis 500 Traditions - Milk, Bricks, Balloons and More
The Indy 500 is about as tradition-rich as any other sporting event in the world. The 2022 Indianapolis 500 is set to take place on Sunday, May 29th. The date of the race itself is in accordance with a tradition that goes all the way back to the very first running of the event. The first-ever Indy 500 was held on Memorial Day Weekend in 1911. It has remained a staple of the holiday weekend ever since. Over the years, many more Indianapolis 500 traditions. In preparation for the 106th running of the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing", the following highlights five of the top Indy 500 traditions.
When is the Indy 500? Lineup, Winners and Qualifying Notes
When is the Indy 500? This is a question that is often asked as soon as the racing season begins. Luckily for IndyCar fans, the 106th running of the Indianapolis 500 takes place this weekend! Below, we will go over the Indy 500 start time, schedule, starting lineup and grid, qualifying notes and past winners of the Indianapolis 500.
Racing tires made from desert shrubs in Pinal County debut before Indy 500 as Bridgestone Americas revs up production
Firestone Firehawk racing tire made from guayule-derived rubber.(Bridgestone Americas) (Pinal County, AZ) Bridgestone Americas’ guayule-derived natural rubber meets the road at the Indy 500 Pit Stop Challenge on May 27.