Indy 500 2020 live stream: How to watch the race online from anywhere ndyCar fans missed out on the official start of summer this year as the Indy 500 was cancelled back in March when the 2020 IndyCar season was suspended. Thankfully though, IndyCar racing resumed in June and this weekend we’ll finally get to see the 104th running of the Indy 500.
The Indianapolis 500 takes its name from the 500 miles of track that 33 Indy Cars will cover over the course of 200, 2.5 mile laps. The Indy 500 is one of the most famous auto races in the world and was first held in 1911. Since then the race has remained mostly unchanged and has been held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indiana.
While attendance at this year’s race was initially going to be limited to 25 per cent capacity, this idea was scrapped at the beginning of this month due to a steep increase of COVID cases in Marion County, Indiana where the Indy 500 is held. This will mark the first time in the event’s over 100 year history that the race will be run without fans.
What channel is the Indy 500 on today?
Race: 104th Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Date: Sunday, Aug. 23
Start time: 1 p.m. ET (2:30 p.m. ET green flag)
TV channel: NBC
Live stream: NBC Sports Gold | fuboTV
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In the United States, the race will be televised on NBC. Coverage begins at 1 p.m. ET, with the race set to start at about 2:30 p.m. ET. If you don’t have cable, here’s how you can watch a live stream of the Indy 500 online:
How to Watch Indy 500 on FuboTV
NBC (live in most markets) is one of the 107 live TV channels included in the main FuboTV bundle, which comes with a free seven-day trial:
Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch the Indy 500 live online on your computer via the FuboTV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, or other supported device via the FuboTV app.
If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 30 hours of cloud DVR space, as well as a 72-hour look-back feature, which allows you to watch the race on-demand within three days of its conclusion, even if you don’t record it.
How to Watch Indy 500 on Sling TV
NBC (live in select markets) is one of 47 channels included in the ‘Sling Blue’ package. It’s the cheapest streaming service with NBC if you plan on keeping it long-term, and it also comes with a free trial:
Once signed up for Sling TV, you can watch the Indy 500 live on your computer via the Sling TV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, or other streaming device via the Sling TV app.
If you can’t watch live, Sling TV comes included with 10 hours of cloud DVR.
How to Watch Indy 500 on Hulu
NBC (live in most markets) is included in Hulu With Live TV, which comes with 60-plus live TV channels and Hulu’s extensive on-demand library of TV shows and movies. You can watch immediately with a seven-day free trial:
Once signed up for Hulu With Live TV, you can watch the Indy 500 live on your computer via the Hulu website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Echo Show, or other streaming device via the Hulu app.
If you can’t watch live, Hulu with Live TV comes with both its extensive on-demand library and 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).