MADISON, Ill. – Race weekend is here!

Drivers for the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 and other races this weekend at World Wide Technology Raceway qualified on Friday.

The Bommarito 500, a race in the IndyCar Series, will take place Saturday at 5 p.m. Among the drivers in the race is motorsports legend Jimmie Johnson, the seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion. Organizers expect a crowd of around 40,000 people, near pre-COVID 19 pandemic numbers.

During careful monitoring of likely weather conditions in the St. Louis area, INDYCAR officials have moved up the start of today’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at World Wide Technology Raceway to 5:01 p.m. CDT, ensuring fans see the most NTT INDYCAR SERIES. Tune in at 5:01 p.m. Central to USA and Peacock.

John Bisci, World Wide Technology Raceway director of media relations

Gates open to the World Wide Technology Raceway at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. The Rumble before the Roar pre-race party is from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.