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Photo gallery: IndyCar iRacing Challenge action from Indianapolis

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When Indianapolis Motor Speedway plays host to a race on its oval in May, it’s generally a memorable experience.

Saturday’s IndyCar iRacing Challenge was no exception.

Two last-lap crashes among the top four cars. Airborne crashes that went over the pagoda and pylon. A refreshingly stunned runner-up.

Scott McLaughlin scored his second victory in the series as chaos exploded around the Team Penske driver.

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There were many vivid images from the 70 laps around the 2.5-mile oval that concluded the six-race virtual slate for the NTT IndyCar Series.

Courtesy of Getty Images’ Chris Graythen, here are a collection of computer-generated screenshots from the First Responders 175 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway:

 

Arrow McLaren SP teammates Pato O’Ward (No. 5) and Oliver Askew races their Chevrolets side by side across the yard of bricks at virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Chris Graythen/Getty Images).

 

Santino Ferrucci (No. 18) slides across the finish line after wrecking Oliver Askew (airborne) while racing for the lead on the final lap of the First Responder 175 (Chris Graythen/Getty Images).

 

The Dallara-Honda of Ryan Hunter-Reay goes upside down as other cars take flight in the background at virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Chris Graythen/Getty Images).

 

Scott McLaughlin celebrates in his No. 40 after winning the IndyCar iRacing Challenge finale at virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Chris Graythen/Getty Images).

 

Simon Pagenaud catches some air as Graham Rahal drives past at virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Chris Graythen/Getty Images).

 

Sage Karam’s No. 24 Chevrolet achieves liftoff as Alex Palou spins beneath at virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Chris Graythen/Getty Images).

 

Sage Karam leads the field into Turn 1 at virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Chris Graythen/Getty Images).

 

Josef Newgarden (No. 1) loses traction as a multicar crash begins at virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Chris Graythen/Getty Images).

 

Stefan Wilson (No. 25) and James Davison slide through the grass at virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Chris Graythen/Getty Images).

 

An overview shot of virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the First Responder 175 (Chris Graythen/Getty Images).

 

Lando Norris led 12 laps and nearly won his second consecutive race in the IndyCar iRacing Challenge (Chris Graythen/Getty Images).

 

Sebastien Bourdais scored a series-best sixth place in the IndyCar iRacing Chalenge at virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Chris Graythen/Getty Images).

 

Helio Castroneves crosses the yard of bricks with the iconic pagoda in the background at virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Chris Graythen/Getty Images).

 

A shot down the frontstretch at virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the field heads toward Turn 1 during the First Responder 175 (Chris Graythen/Getty Images).

 

Scott McLaughlin takes the victory in the IndyCar iRacing Challenge finale at virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Chris Graythen/Getty Images).

IndyCar race weekend doubleheader schedule at IMS road course

IndyCar weekend schedule Indianapolis
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The NTT IndyCar Series will return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the third time this season but with a weekend schedule that will put the action in front of fans for the first time in 2020.

The track’s 14-turn, 2.439-mile road course will play host to IndyCar and sports cars series over four days. The action will begin Thursday with practice and concluding with an eight-hour race Sunday featuring the Intercontinental GT Challenge and GT World Challenge America.

The NTT IndyCar Series will hold a Friday-Saturday race doubleheader called the Harvest GP presented by GMR.

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The name is a nod to the Harvest Classic, which was held Sept. 9, 1916 to help the track stay solvent during World War I. The event had three races of 20, 50 and 100 miles (all won by Johnny Aitken) that was the only racing held outside May at IMS from 1911-93.

A limited crowd of 10,000 will be allowed each day this weekend, and those fans will be the first to experience new video boards, concession stands, restrooms and 5G wireless connectivity.

Here’s the IndyCar weekend schedule for Indianapolis Motor Speedway Harvest GP:

(All times are Eastern)

IndyCar weekend schedule: Thursday, Oct. 1

Noon — Indianapolis 8 Hour/GT World Challenge America test session
2:25 p.m. — IndyCar practice (NBC Sports Gold)
6:20 p.m. — IndyCar qualifying for Harvest GP, Race 1 (NBC Sports Gold)

IndyCar weekend schedule: Friday, Oct. 2

10:20 a.m. — Indianapolis 8 Hour/GT World Challenge America practice
1:40 p.m. — Indianapolis 8 Hour/GT World Challenge America practice
3:30 p.m. — IndyCar Harvest GP, Race 1 (USA Network, NBC Sports Gold)

IndyCar weekend schedule: Saturday, Oct. 3

10:20 a.m. — IndyCar qualifying for Harvest GP, Race 2 (NBC Sports Gold)
12:10 p.m. — Indianapolis 8 Hour/GT World Challenge America qualifying
2:30 p.m. — IndyCar Harvest GP, Race 2 (NBC, NBC Sports Gold)
5:30 p.m. — Indianapolis 8 Hour/GT World Challenge America pole shootout

IndyCar weekend schedule: Sunday, Oct. 4

10 a.m. — Indianapolis 8 Hour/GT World Challenge America race