The 2019 Indy 500, which is the 103 edition of that competition, is to take place on Sunday May 26. The event is going to be sponsored by the Gainbridge. There are remarkable changes in the edition. Apart from the fact that Gainbridge is going to present the event, NBC channel is going to broadcast the event. It used to be broadcasted by ABC. Other changes are made in the game that will make it more interesting and more competitive.
The event is take place in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Speedway is located in Indiana. The event is to take place in Indiana. It will cover 500 miles as you can see from the nametag. The events will equally cover 200 laps. This is expected to be the premier events of that series for the year.
The last time NBC broadcasted that event was 54 years ago. The ABC channels always broadcast it. Moreover, it is going to be the first time they have been in that race since 1939.
Perhaps the most outstanding thing of the competition is that contract awarded to Gainbridge to be presenting that program and that contract is to start from this year’s edition.
Another outstanding feature is that NTT has also signed many years contract to be the title sponsor of that series. Previously Verizon did this.
Firestone is to remain in the competition as the company signed an extension and this means that they will be the major suppliers of tires that will be used for that competition. They will be in that position up to the 2025 edition of that competition.
Many fans will watch that game through the official streaming channel. You do not need to be in Indiana before you can watch that important event. There are various streaming options available to you. If you reside in areas where you can receive NBC signals then you can watch it through that channel. If you are in an area where you will not receive that signals, then you do not worry because different channels will collaborate with the official sponsors to stream the events live to you.
This edition is promising to be outstanding because of the changes that were introduced. There are also changes when it comes to the qualifications for the event. Tickets are available for purchase.