2018 Brickyard 400 Updated Schedule for Monday, September 10th

Updated schedule for the Brickyard 400 on Monday, September 10, 2018, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

SCHEDULE (All times local)

9 a.m.: Public Gates Open

9:10-9:30 a.m.: NASCAR Xfinity Driver “Brick Walk”

9:30 a.m.: Driver Introductions and Awards

9:46 a.m.: Presentation of Colors, Invocation

9:47 a.m.: “God Bless America” – Stephanie Quayle

9:54 a.m.: Lilly Diabetes 250 “Drivers, Start Your Engines” – Scott Borchetta, Founder, President and CEO, Big Machine Label Group

10:05 a.m.: Green Flag, Lilly Diabetes 250 (100 Laps, 250 Miles). Honorary Starter – Margeaux Molnar.

1:40 p.m.: Invocation – Rev. Howard Brammer

1:41 p.m.: National Anthem – Payton Smith

1:42 p.m.: Flyover

1:48 p.m.: Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Florida Georgia Line “Drivers, Start Your Engines” – Scott Borchetta, Founder, President and CEO, Big Machine Label Group

2 p.m.: Green Flag, Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Florida Georgia Line (160 Laps, 400 Miles). Honorary Starter – Mark Borchetta, Senior Executive, Big Machine Vodka/Big Machine Racing.

TICKETS: General Admission, $40. Kids 15 and under are admitted free with adult with General Admission ticket. Reserved seat tickets start at $45.

All previously purchased tickets for both races will be honored at the gate Monday. Fans with reserved seats for the Xfinity Series race are asked to move to an open seat nearby after the Lilly Diabetes 250 if another fan holds that same reserved seat for the Cup Series race.

PUBLIC GATES OPEN (9 a.m.): Gate 1, Gate 1B, Gate 2, Gate 4, Gate 6, Gate 7, Gate 7S, Gate 9, Gate 9A, Gate 10A

GENERAL ADMISSION STANDS: General Admission: Turn 2 Mounds, Turn 3 Mounds, Turn 4 Mounds, Backstretch Mounds, Backstretch Family Mounds

RESERVED STANDS: A Stand (Flex: Rows A-MM, reserved above) A Penthouse, B Stand, B Penthouse, C Stand, E Stand, E Penthouse, H Stand (Flex: Rows A-FF, reserved above), J Stand, Northeast Vista, Northwest Vista, Paddock, Paddock Wheelchair, Paddock Penthouse, Southeast Vista, Southeast Vista Deck, Southwest Vista (Flex: Rows B-MM, reserved above), South Terrace, South Terrace Wheelchair, South Vista – Sections 1-5, South Vista Deck – Sections 1-4, Tower Terrace, Tower Terrace Wheelchair, Wheelchair Accessible

PARKING: Public paid parking for NASCAR Race Day is available in Lot 1B, Lot 2, Lot 3G, Main Gate. Limited free public parking will be available in North 40 lot. There is no free infield public parking.

MUSEUM HOURS (9 a.m.-5 p.m.): Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for fans 6-15 years old, with children under 5 free. Entrance into the grounds is free of charge on non-event days. During events, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway charges an admission fee or requires a ticket to get onto the grounds. This general admission fee or ticket price does not include admission to the Museum.

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2018 Brickyard 400 Track Drying at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

2018 Brickyard 400 track drying efforts at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, September 9, 2018, shortly before the scheduled 1 pm race time.

We wait.

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Updated Schedule: 2018 Brickyard 400 Sunday, Xfinity 250 Monday

INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 – The Indianapolis Motor Speedway regrets to announce that persistent rain has forced the postponement of all NASCAR track activity Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

The Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Florida Georgia Line for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will start at 1 p.m. (ET) Sunday, one hour earlier than previously scheduled. The Lilly Diabetes 250 for the NASCAR Xfinity Series is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday. The starting lineup for both races was set by the NASCAR Rule Book since qualifying for both races was rained out Saturday.

All tickets for the Lilly Diabetes 250 originally scheduled for today will be honored at the gate Monday.

“We’re sorry for any inconvenience that this inclement weather is creating for our fans,” IMS President J. Douglas Boles said. “We appreciate their loyalty and hope we have a great day of on-track action for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday and the NASCAR Xfinity Series on Monday. We are hopeful the forecast improves tomorrow and Monday so we can see the exciting racing that everyone has looked forward to all year.”

Originally scheduled for Saturday were practice and qualifying for the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Florida Georgia Line (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series) and qualifying and the race for the Lilly Diabetes 250 (NASCAR Xfinity Series).

Via Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Canceled: FGL Fest at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 – We deeply regret to announce that today’s FGL Fest at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been canceled. This decision was made after a comprehensive review of current and forecasted weather conditions, and with the safety of event attendees as our top priority.

All concert tickets purchased online through Ticketmaster.com, IMS.com, FGLFest.com or LiveNation.com or at the IMS Ticket Office will be refunded. If tickets were bought with a credit card, a credit will be issued to the account used for the purchase. Credits will be issued from the point-of-sale vendor tickets were purchased from.

Via Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Questions: Franklin Central High School Shooting Threat on Snapchat

Monday night we were made aware of a Snapchat threat made towards Franklin Central High School in Indianapolis, which from what we can gather, stemmed from a fight at the school earlier in the day.

We’ll preface this with most of the updates we saw were from individuals on Facebook, so take it with a grain of salt until it can be verified.

The Snapchat screenshot we saw stated, “If you go to franklin central high school don’t go tomorrow someone is shooting up the school”.

Statement From Franklin Central High School Principal

Here is the statement made on Facebook from Franklin Central High School principle Chase Huotari.

This evening we were made aware of a post made on social media directed at Franklin Central High School. The safety and security of our students is of the utmost importance. In conjunction with our school police department, we have investigated every lead and determined that this is not a credible threat.

It is unfortunate that someone has used social media to try and disrupt the educational process at Franklin Central. Our police department and administration will continue to investigate to determine who may be responsible for the post.

Again, the safety and security of our students is of the utmost importance. As a precautionary measure, there will be an increased police presence tomorrow.

Thanks,

Chase Huotari, Principal
Franklin Central High School

Questions and the Rumor Mill

Upon reading this it left us with an uneasy feeling and questions.

How was it determined that this wasn’t a credible threat?  You state that you’re trying to “determine who may be responsible for the post”, which insinuates that the sender is indeed unknown.

Do you know where it may have come from? Was it real? We don’t need names or details, just general information to put everyone’s minds at ease. Not offering this gets the rumor mill turning fast, which isn’t helpful for anyone. The amount of conflicting information and outright speculation that we saw was/is beyond absurd. Just the facts, please.

At first glance, it did seem like the investigation was completed quickly, which we saw many comments on, but the truth of the matter is that they said it was an ongoing investigation and that they didn’t deem it a credible threat. Fair enough, but that’s still enough uncertainty to not put one’s mind at ease. As the leader, you need to assure everyone that everything is fine, but people are going to question a vague response, especially given the fact that there was a school shooting in central Indiana a mere three months ago.

And finally, did the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) get involved in this investigation? Every mention specifies the school police, not the local police department.

School police are nice for normal situations, but you really need someone with more authority in this sort of situation. One would assume that school police are limited in what they can actually do on a legal level, however, we are unable to find any information on the Franklin Township Community School Corp. website regarding their police department to verify what level of authority that they do have.

Bottom line, keep the children as safe as possible and don’t make it appear that potential threats are just being dismissed, even when we all know better than that. The mind is a funny thing and will question every move you make and every word you use in such a situation detrimental to our survival and our children’s survival when the “fight or flight” responses kick in.

IMPD on the Scene

Circling back to IMPD, yes, we heard that they were indeed aware of the situation and that they were indeed at Franklin Central High School patrolling this morning along with the school police department.

However, we have not yet seen a public statement as to the extent of either department’s involvement.  But we would assume that if anything substantial is revealed, we will hear about it.

UPDATE: August 21, 2018 @ 1:24pm

Please see the attached statement from Ken Short, Chief of Police for Franklin Township Community Schools.

Posted by Franklin Central High School on Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Social Media

For those wanting to keep updated, be sure to follow along with the school & IMPD on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/fchsflashes/

https://www.facebook.com/IMPDNews

Parents,This evening we were made aware of a post made on social media directed at Franklin Central High School. The…

Posted by Franklin Central High School on Monday, August 20, 2018

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Video: Geoffrey Esper Beats Joey Chestnut at 2018 Ice Cream Eating Championship

Geoffrey Esper, currently ranked fourth in Major League Eating, won the second Prairie Farms World Ice Cream Eating Championship on Sunday, August 5, 2018, at the Indiana State Fair by eating 15.5 pints of ice cream in 6 minutes. Joey Chestnut came in second with 14.5 pints of ice cream.

Miki Sudo still holds the world record by eating 16.5 pints of ice cream in six minutes, which was set last year.

2018 Ice Cream Eating Championship Results

1 Geoffrey Esper 15.5 pints in 6 min
2 Joey Chestnut 14.5
3 Juan Rodriguez 12
4 Dud Lite Dudzinski and Derek Jacobs 11.5
6 Adrian Morgan 11.25
7 Gideon Oji and Matt Hazzard 11
9 Matthews Raible and Cohen 7.25
11 Meliss Klabel 5.5

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Llama Costume Contest & Parade at the 2018 Indiana State Fair

Check out the 2018 Llama Costume Contest & Parade at the Indiana State Fair!

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Gen Con 2018 Costume Parade & Cosplay

Gen Con 2018 Costume Parade & Cosplay.

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What Do You Meme? Demo at Gen Con 2018

What Do You Meme? Demo at Gen Con 2018

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Gen Con 2018 Day 1 Walkabout

Enjoy a quick Gen Con 2018 Day 1 walkabout recap.

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