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Schedule Unveiled for Milwaukee IndyFest
The on-track schedule is now complete for the Milwaukee IndyFest, Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16 at the historic Milwaukee Mile. The IZOD IndyCar Series will headline the action with a 225-lap race Saturday afternoon. They will be joined by the Firestone Indy Lights cars, who will race Friday evening in a 100-lap battle.

Here is the full schedule:

Friday, June 16

(all times are CENTRAL TIME)

8:00 am Spectator Gates Open: Friday grandstand seating is FREE. (Infield activities require general admission ticket. These include Family Fun Zone and zip-line, Midway rides, IZOD IndyCar Fan Village, Snake Pit, spectator viewing decks and concert stage)
9:00 -- 9:45 Firestone Indy Lights Practice
10:00 -- 10:30 IZOD IndyCar Series Practice, Group A
10:30 -- 11:00 IZOD IndyCar Series Practice, Group B (all cars)
11:45 -- 12:20 Firestone Indy Lights Qualifying
12:20 -- 1:00 Firestone Indy Lights Practice
1:15 -- 2:15 IZOD IndyCar Series Practice
4:00 -- 5:15 IZOD IndyCar Series Qualifying
5:00 -- 8:00 Brat Fry: Infield
5:15 IZOD IndyCar Series Pole Award Ceremonies
5:20 Firestone Indy Lights Pre-Race Ceremonies
5:40 Green Flag: Firestone Indy Lights Race (100 laps, 100 miles)
6:15 -- 7:15 IZOD IndyCar Series Driver Autograph Session, Group One
6:30 -- 8:30 IndyFest Battle of the Bands (eight bands), Main concert stage, inside turn one
9:00 Spectator Gates closed

Saturday, June 16
(all times are CENTRAL TIME)

8:00 am Spectator Gates Open: All Saturday ticket holders have access to infield activities (Infield activities include Family Fun Zone and zip-line, Midway rides, IZOD IndyCar Fan Village, Snake Pit, spectator viewing decks and concert stage)
9:00 -- 11:00 IndyCar Experience (two-seater) and VIP Pace Car rides
9:15 -- 10:15 IZOD IndyCar Series Drivers Autograph Session, Group Two
11:00 Pre-race ceremonies begin (including University of Wisconsin Marching Band)
12:00 National telecast begins, ABC-TV
12:00 Driver Introductions begin
12:20 National Anthem
12:25 Command: "Drivers, start your engines."
12:30 Green Flag! IZOD IndyCar Series Milwaukee IndyFest 225 (225 laps/225 miles)
3:00 Victory Circle: Winner's Celebration
3:30 Smash Mouth in concert, Main stage, inside turn one
6:00 Spectator Gates Closed.

(Concert is free to all Saturday ticket holders)

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