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IndyCar: It may be mid-October, but they’ll be running Wednesday at Indy

102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 - Champion's Portraits

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 28: Will Power of Australia, driver of the #12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet poses for a photo after winning the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 28, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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The IndyCar Series season ended a month ago, but things are already in a preparation mode for the 2019 season, and in particular, the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 26.

Wednesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, several drivers will take part in a private, closed Firestone tire test.

The test will run from 9 am to 5 pm ET. Neither fans nor media are allowed to attend.

Among drivers scheduled to take part in the test:

  • 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon (Chip Ganassi Racing)
  • 2018 Indianapolis 500 winner Will Power (Team Penske)
  • Tony Kanaan (A.J. Foyt Racing)
  • Ed Carpenter (Ed Carpenter Racing)
  • Alexander Rossi (Andretti Autosport)
  • Graham Rahal (Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing)

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