Will Power returns to IMS Wednesday for the first time since winning the Indy 500 in late May. Photo: Getty Images

IndyCar: It may be mid-October, but they’ll be running Wednesday at Indy

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The IndyCar Series season ended a month ago, but things are already in a preparation mode for the 2019 season, and in particular, the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 26.

Wednesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, several drivers will take part in a private, closed Firestone tire test.

The test will run from 9 am to 5 pm ET. Neither fans nor media are allowed to attend.

Among drivers scheduled to take part in the test:

  • 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon (Chip Ganassi Racing)
  • 2018 Indianapolis 500 winner Will Power (Team Penske)
  • Tony Kanaan (A.J. Foyt Racing)
  • Ed Carpenter (Ed Carpenter Racing)
  • Alexander Rossi (Andretti Autosport)
  • Graham Rahal (Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing)

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