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2012 Indianapolis 500 Schedule: Saturday Events Include Drivers Meeting, Parade

Target Chip Ganassi Racing rose to the occasion on Carb Day after a disappointing month, showing Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti will be in the mix wi wint the 96th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. But until the drivers get the call to start their engines, the Indy cars will remain quiet while the drivers make their final appearances and preparations for the race on Saturday.

There are some activities inside the track and around Indianapolis on Saturday to give fans a chance to see the all of the drivers in the field. Here is a look at the remaining schedule of events related to the race:

12 p.m. EDT - Indianapolis 500 Festival Parade Downtown Indianapolis including all of the drivers

At IMS on Saturday:

9:00 a.m. EDT - Autograph session

9:20 a.m. EDT - Vintage racing on track

10:30 a.m. EDT - Public drivers meeting

11:15 a.m. EDT - Roger Penske Q & A on Coke Stage


11:00 a.m. EDT - Indianapolis 500 Pre-Race Begins

12:00 p.m. EDT - 96th Running of the Indianapolis 500

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