Pep rally to rev up Indy for May racing

(WISH Photo, file)
(WISH Photo, file)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Verizon IndyCar Series will take over Monument Circle on Wednesday to celebrate the start of May racing in Indianapolis.

The pep rally is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will include drivers and city officials.

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard is expected to declare “Checkered Flag Fridays,” encouraging people to wear black and white on Fridays in May. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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