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2012 Indy 500 Schedule: List Of Events For Race Week

With practice week out of the way and the 96th running of the Indianapolis 500-mile race to be held on Sunday, there will be one final week of Indy 500 events left to enjoy. Here are some of the scheduled events that will be going on throughout this week:

On Wednesday, the 500 festival community day will allow fans to drive around the track in their own cars and take guided tours of Pit Lane as well as the official timing and scoring area in the Pagoda. Fans can also collect autographs from their favorite drivers in this year's race.

On Thursday, practice and qualifying for the Firestone Freedom 100 race will feature the developmental racers that hope to appear in future Indy 500s with the Freedom 100 race being held on Friday. In addition to the race on Friday, Lynard Skynard will conclude the day with a concert in the infield of the track.

On Saturday, there will be Legends Day, which is a day that will focus primarily on the fans.

Fans can buy admission tickets to all this week's events, here.

For more information and coverage of the 2012 Indy 500 check this SB Nation StoryStream. For all of the comings and goings in the world of IndyCar, please visit SB Nation's dedicated IndyCar blog, Pop Off Valve.

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.