Gear up for Indianapolis 500 weekend with a race broadcast, virtual fan party & more

Rev up those engines — SiriusXM, the official satellite radio partner of INDYCAR (the sanctioning body for the NTT INDYCAR® SERIES) will offer nationwide coverage of the 104th Running of the Indianapolis 500, complete with special pre-race broadcasts starting on Friday, August 21.

Listeners will have access to the live call of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” from Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, August 23. From the time the green flag drops at 2:30pm ET through the finish, subscribers can access the full race broadcast on two channels — IndyCar Nation (Ch. 205) and Dan Patrick Radio (Ch. 211).On Friday, August 21 from 1:45pm to 3pm ET, former IndyCar driver A.J. Allmendinger and veteran motorsports broadcaster Jack Arute will host an Indy 500 Miller Lite Carb Day virtual fan party for subscribers and fans who can register to attend HERE: siriusxm.com/carbday. Allmendinger and Arute will look ahead to the weekend’s racing and welcome special guests, including legendary drivers Mario Andretti and Helio Castroneves, as well as Meyer Shank Racing team owner Michael Shank. The special will air on Dan Patrick Radio at 8pm ET and replay several times over the weekend.Country music star Lee Brice will also join the virtual party for a special musical performance. Brice — a GRAMMY Award nominee, CMA nominee, and double ACM Award winner — will perform a collection of songs, including the single “One of Them Girls” from his forthcoming album.

Also on Friday, Allmendinger and Arute will host a special Media Day edition of their weekly show, Brick by Brick, featuring interviews with drivers and a preview of Sunday’s race. The show will air from 9pm to 11pm ET on Dan Patrick Radio and replay several times throughout race weekend.

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