INDIANAPOLIS - Staff members at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway continued to monitor the track Sunday as severe weather and thunderstorms loomed ahead of the 21st Brickyard 400.
Despite scattered showers early Sunday, the gates at IMS opened to hopeful drivers and race fans anxious to see sunny skies instead of cloudy ones.
IMS officials said they would keep tabs on the forecast throughout the day and make any announcements about schedule changes via IMS.com, Facebook and Twitter.
The race was scheduled to begin at 1:20 p.m. Sunday, but fans headed to the track to enjoy concerts, the Kid Zone and other activities.
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To take advantage of this spring and summer's warmer weather, BlueIndy is offering one year of free membership to the program.
Have the umbrella handy once again today as showers and some thunderstorms will move through the area.
One person was shot and killed Monday afternoon on Indianapolis' east side.
Matchbox 20 and Counting Crows are hitting the road together this summer and their tour will make a stop at Klipsch Music Center.
A Center Grove house was burglarized and ransacked Saturday evening.