Indy 500: Live stream, TV channel and start time for the huge Indianapolis race

IT'S one of the biggest race days of the motorsport year as over 300,000 people take to the  Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Indy 500.

The legendary Memorial Weekend race was won in 2017 by former F1 man Takuma Sato as Fernando Alonso fell short despite earning the respect of IndyCar fans worldwide with a brilliant drive.

 Takuma Sato won the 2017 Indy 500

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Takuma Sato won the 2017 Indy 500

The race caps off a mouthwatering day of motorsport, with the Monaco Grand Prix taking place earlier on the Sunday.

When is the Indy 500?

The Indy 500 will take place on Sunday, May 27.

It will begin at 5.19pm in the UK, or 12.19pm in Indianapolis.

Drivers will race 500 miles – 200 laps of the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

What TV channel is the Indy 500 on and can I live stream it?

The 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 will be live on BT Sport 1.

Coverage will begin at 3.30pm UK time.

You can also stream the game live on BTSport.com or the BT Sport app.

Who is winning the 2018 IndyCar series?

2017 champion Josef Newgarden is currently on course to retain his title but faces a tough challenge from Alexander Rossi, who is just two points behind.

Former Toro Rosso F1 driver Sebastian Bourdais is in third place with four-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon in fourth.

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IT'S one of the biggest race days of the motorsport year as over 300,000 people take to the  Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Indy 500.