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Indianapolis 500 2012: Start Time, TV Schedule, Radio Broadcast And More

Sunday brings us the running of the 2012 Indy 500, with the flag dropping just after 12:00pm Eastern. Ft. Lauderdale's Ryan Hunter-Reay is third in the starting grid. Check out a complete schedule, television and radio coverage, how to watch online, and more below.

Full Schedule:

7:00am - Snake Pit Opens
8:30am - Parade of Bands
9:25am - Cars Begin To Enter Pit Lane
9:30am - 500 Festival Princesses Lap
9:55am - All Cars To Pit Lane
10:15am - Cars Begin To Grid On Track
10:40am - All Cars In Place On Grid
10:50am - Engine Warm-up
11:00am - Vintage Car Lap
11:00am - Indianapolis 500 Pre-Race Begins
11:10am - Military Tribute Lap
11:30am - Driver Introductions
Noon - 96th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race

The green flag drops on the race at 12:12pm.

Television Coverage: ABC, pre-race coverage beginning at 11:00am EDT, race coverage at 12:00pm EDT

Radio Coverage: Satellite radio coverage on XM Satellite Radio channel 145 and SIRIUS channel 211.

Online Streaming: Streaming coverage via Indianapolis Motor Speedway beginning at 11:30am.

Stay tuned to this storystream for updates, results and more from the 2012 Indy 500. For full time indy car news and analysis, Pop Off Valve has you covered. And don't miss SB Nation on YouTube:

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