Day 1 of Indy 500 practice

May 15, 2017 was the first day of practice for the 101st Indianapolis 500. (WISH photo)

SPEEDWAY, Ind. (WISH) – Teams and drivers are gearing up for the big race at the end of May.

Monday was day one of practice for the Indianapolis 500.

Rookie IndyCar drivers are undergoing orientation at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Practice is expected to take place Monday afternoon.

24-Hour News 8’s Charlie Clifford stopped by the track to check out what was going on.

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