Indianapolis 500: 2019 Starting Grid, Start time and TV coverage

The 2019 Indianapolis 500 will take place on Sunday. An annual Memorial weekend tradition, the IndyCar Series hits the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Start Time: Green flag scheduled for 12:45 a.m. ET Sunday
Length: 200 laps, 500 miles
TV Coverage: NBC’s pre-race coverage begins at 11 a.m. ET

Schedule of events

All times Eastern.

6 a.m. — Gates open at IMS
11:43 a.m. — ‘God Bless the USA’ performance
12:01 a.m. — Driver Introductions
12:13 a.m. — ‘America The Beautiful’ performance
12:23 a.m. —  ‘God Bless America’ performance
12:26 a.m. — National Anthem performance by Kelly Clarkson
12:36 a.m. — ‘Back Home Again in Indiana’ performance by Jim Cornelison
12:38 a.m. — Command to fire engines
12:45 a.m. — Green Flag

Indy 500 Starting Grid

Row 1

1. Simon Pagenaud, No. 22 Menards Team Penske Chevrolet, 229.992 mph

2. Ed Carpenter, No. 20 Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet, 229.889 mph

3. Spencer Pigot, No. 21 Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet, 229.826 mph

Row 2

4. Ed Jones, No. 63 Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet, 229.646 mph

5. Colton Herta, No. 88 Harding Steinbrenner Racing Honda, 229.086 mph

6. Will Power, No. 12 Team Penske Chevrolet, 228.645 mph

Row 3

7. Sebastien Bourdais, No. 18 Dale Coyne Racing Honda, 228.621 mph

8. Josef Newgarden, No. 2 Team Penske Chevrolet, 228.396 mph

9. Alexander Rossi, No. 27 Andretti Autosport Honda, 228.247 mph

Row 4

10. Marco Andretti, No. 98 Andretti Herta Honda, 228.756 mph

11. Conor Daly, No. 25 Andretti Autosport Honda, 228.617 mph

12. Helio Castroneves, No. 3 Team Penske Chevrolet, 228.523 mph

Row 5

13. Marcus Ericsson, No. 7 Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda, 228.511 mph

14. Takuma Sato, No. 30 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda, 228.300 mph

15. James Davison, No. 33 Dale Coyne Racing Honda, 228.273 mph

Row 6

16. Tony Kanaan, No. 14 A.J. Foyt Enterprises Chevrolet, 228.120 mph

17. Graham Rahal, No. 15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda, 228.104 mph

18. Scott Dixon, No. 9 Chip Ganassi Racing Honda, 228.100 mph

Row 7

19. Oriol Servia, No. 77 Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda, 227.991 mph

20. Charlie Kimball, No. 23 Carlin Chevrolet, 227.915 mph

21. JR Hildebrand, No. 48 Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevrolet, 227.908 mph

Row 8

22. Ryan Hunter-Reay, No. 28 Andretti Autosport Honda, 227.877 mph

23. Santino Ferrucci, No. 19 Dale Coyne Racing Honda, 227.731 mph

24. Matheus Leist, No. 4 A.J. Foyt Enterprises Chevrolet, 227.717 mph

Row 9

25. Jack Harvey, No. 60 Meyer Shank Racing Honda, 227.695 mph

26. Jordan King, No. 42 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda, 227.502 mph

27. Ben Hanley, No. 81 DragonSpeed Chevrolet, 227.482 mph

Row 10

28. Zach Veach, No. 26 Andretti Autosport Honda, 227.341 mph

29. Felix Rosenqvist, No. 10 Chip Ganassi Racing Honda, 227.297 mph

30. Pippa Mann, No. 39 Clauson-Marshall Racing Chevrolet, 227.244 mph

Row 11

31. Sage Karam, No. 24 Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevrolet, 227.740 mph

32. James Hinchcliffe, No. 5 Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda, 227.543 mph

33. Kyle Kaiser, No. 32 Juncos Racing Chevrolet, 227.372 mph