Indiana University grad and Chicago Blackhawks performer Jim Cornelison will sing “Back Home Again in Indiana” before the race.
The Indy 500 and the Monaco GP both take place on May 28.
Carpenter and the official Indy 500 “milk man,” Joe Kelsay,” milked cows at Kelsay Farms.
The ticket theme is expected to reflect Americana and Memorial Day weekend.
Chuck Weyant drove in the Indianapolis 500 four times, with a career-best 12th place finish in 1955.
Wrestling legend Ric Flair will emcee the events.
Her appearances every year at the Indianapolis 500 were loved by race fans.
IMS president Doug Boles talked with us about what’s new for next year’s race.
“He was just amazing behind the wheel of a race car.”
The device, aimed at detecting explosives and narcotics was used during the Indianapolis 500, I-Team 8 confirmed.
Included in his multi-million dollar prize is $50,000 for rookie of the year honors.
They say they will be back for next year’s race.
Dozens of non-profit organizations are spending the first part of their Memorial Day cleaning up what 350,000 race fans left behind.
IMS released next years logo last week and Leaders say the red, white and blue logo captures the patriotism of the 500.