Indy 500 live stream: how to watch the 2022 Indianapolis race for free online and on TV – start time, line-up

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Defending Indy 500 champion Hélio Castroneves is aiming for a fifth title when the 2022 Indianapolis 500 blasts off this afternoon. The Brazilian ace faces stiff competition from pole-sitter Scott Dixon and ex-F1 driver Takuma Sato. It’s a hot and dry day at the Speedway which should lead to some clean racing with plenty of pace. Aussies can watch the legendary 500-mile race free on Stan while those in the US can use NBC or Peacock. Make sure you know how to watch an Indy 500 live stream from wherever you are in the world.


Date: Sunday 29th May

Start time: 5.45pm BST / 12.45am ET / 2.45am AEST 

Circuit: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indiana

Aus stream: Stan Sport 7-day free trial(opens in new tab) 

US streams: NBC | Peacock(opens in new tab)

Watch anywhere: Try ExpressVPN(opens in new tab) risk-free today

UK stream: Sky | Now

The 2022 Indy 500 start time is 12.45pm ET / 5.45pm BST today. The ‘greatest spectacle in racing’ will feature a full capacity crowd for the first time since 2019, with more than 300,000 motorsport fans expected to pack into the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

The 106th Indycar showpiece will take about 3 hours to complete, depending on pitstops, crashes and safety cars. The field will once again be led away by six-time IndyCar champ Scott Dixon who set the record for the fastest pole position speed in the race’s history. Unsurprisingly, The Iceman is the 4-1 favourite for the 2022 Indianapolis 500.

Ex-F1 driver Romain Grosjean, known for his risky overtakes and crazy spins, will start the 2022 Indy 500 on the third row of the grid as the quickest rookie driver. One to watch, for sure.

Who will win the Borg Warner trophy and a bottle of milk? Tune in today, just after the Monaco Grand Prix, to find out. Make sure you know how to watch a 2022 Indy 500 live stream from where you are in the world.

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