Live stream the 2023 Indianapolis 500 online

Updated: October 12, 2023

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Get ready for another thrilling Indianapolis 500 race! The road to the Borg-Warner Trophy resumes as defending champion Marcus Ericsson headlines the racers set to take on 500 miles and 200 laps at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 28. Tony Kanaan, who won the Indy 500 back in 2013, looks to end his racing career with one final victory in Speedway.

Whether you’re looking to find the best way to watch the Indianapolis 500 or tune into all the festivities, including Fast Friday and Carb Day, you can do it all with the help of a VPN.

On this page, you can find information on how to watch the 2023 Indianapolis 500, plus who looks like a good bet to win the race.

Start dateSunday, May 28, 2023
LocationIndianapolis Motor Speedway
Pace carChevrolet Corvette (C8)
Starting commandRoger Penske

How to watch the 2023 Indianapolis 500 online with a VPN

The 2023 Indianapolis 500 will stream live on NBC and Peacock. Peacock will also have coverage of pre-race events including Opening Day, Fast Friday, and qualifying rounds. 

To securely stream the entire Indianapolis 500 live in HD:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a VPN server location in the U.S.
  3. Go to Peacock, Sling TV Blue, Hulu+Live TV, Fubo, DirecTV Stream, or YouTube TV; Fubo and YouTube TV offer free trials of seven and 21 days, respectively. 
  4. Enjoy the race!

Where to watch the 2023 Indy 500 online


Price: 6 USD and up

Free trial: No

Country: U.S.

Viewers in the United States can watch the Indianapolis 500 live via NBC’s streaming service, Peacock. Peacock’s free tier offers lots of popular TV and movies, but you’ll need to upgrade to Peacock Premium to watch the Indy 500 and other live sports. Click here to see the full schedule. 

Hulu + Live TV

Price: 77 USD/year

Free trial: No

Country: U.S.

Hulu’s live TV service includes NBC, which will carry the full Indianapolis 500. The service’s live TV add-on offers more than 75 channels, and also gives you access to full seasons of hit TV shows and movies on demand. Note that you will need a U.S. credit or debit card to subscribe.

YouTube TV

Price: 73 USD/month

Free trial: Yes! (21-day free trial)

Country: Worldwide (International users can pay through Google Pay)

Head to YouTube TV to try a 21-day free trial and watch live TV from more than 85 channels, including NBC.

DirecTV Stream

Price: 70 USD/month and up
Free trial: Yes! (5-day free trial)
Country: U.S.

DirecTV Stream is on the pricier side but if you prefer a cord-cutting service over an additional streaming app, it’s a great option. DirecTV offers a 5-day free trial.

Sling TV

Price: 30 USD and up

Free trial: No

Channels: NBC

With Sling Orange, you can live stream the Indianapolis 500 via NBC. Sling has dozens of other channels for watching popular TV, movies, documentaries and more, and has apps for mobile, tablets, and smart TVs. Although Sling TV no longer offers a free trial, new customers can get 50% off.


Price: 75 USD and up

Free trial: Yes! (Seven-day free trial)

Country: U.S., Canada

To watch the Indianapolis 500 on Fubo, you’ll want to tune into NBC. Note that you may need a credit card issued from the country you’re trying to sign up from (U.S., Canada). 

Sky Sports

Price: 33 GBP/month or 12 GBP/day pass

Channel: Sky Sports F1

NOW is the perfect way to stream the Indianapolis 500 online contract-free. If you only want to tune in to the Indy 500, you can opt for a day pass to catch all the action or take advantage of the seven-day free trial to enjoy other sports. Check the official Sky Sports schedule to know when to tune in.

To watch the Indy 500 on NOW:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the UK.
  3. Head to NOW and sign up.
  4. Enjoy the races!

2023 Indianapolis 500 Event Schedule

EventDate and timeWhere to watch
Opening DayTuesday, May 16, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. ETPeacock, Sky Sports
PracticeWednesday, May 17, 12-6 p.m. ETPeacock, Sky Sports
PracticeThursday, May 18, 12-6 p.m. ETPeacock, Sky Sports
Fast FridayFriday, May 19, 12-7 p.m. ETPeacock, Sky Sports
Full field qualifyingSaturday, May 20, 11 a.m.-5:50 p.m. ETNBC, Peacock, Sky Sports
Top 12 qualifyingSunday, May 21, 2-3 p.m. ETPeacock, Sky Sports
Last chance qualifyingSunday, May 21, 4-5 p.m. ETNBC, Sky Sports
Firestone Fast SixSunday, May 21, 5-5:50 p.m. ETNBC
PracticeMonday, May 22, 1-3 p.m. ETPeacock, Sky Sports
Carb DayFriday, May 26, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. ETPeacock, Sky Sports
RaceSunday, May 28, 12:45 p.m. ETNBC, Peacock

2023 Indy 500 lineup

1Álex PalouRinus VeeKayFelix Rosenqvist
2Santino FerrucciPato O’WardScott Dixon
3Alexander RossiTakuma SatoTony Kanaan
4Marcus EricssonBenjamin PedersenWill Power
5Ed CarpenterScott McLaughlinKyle Kirkwood
6Conor DalyJosef NewgardenRyan Hunter-Reay
7Romain GrosjeanHélio CastronevesColton Herta
8Simon PagenaudDavid MalukasMarco Andretti
9Devlin DeFrancescoAgustín CanapinoCallum Ilott
10R. C. EnersonKatherine LeggeChristian Lundgaard
11Sting Ray RobbJack HarveyGraham Rahal

2023 Indianapolis 500 odds

Will Marcus Ericsson win the Indianapolis 500 for a second straight year? Here are the latest odds according to the FanDuel Sportsbook.

Alex Palou+600
Scott Dixon+700
Pato O’Ward+800
Takuma Sato+1000
Felix Rosenqvist+1100
Rinus VeeKay+1200
Scott McLaughlin+1300
Alexander Rossi+1300
Marcus Ericsson+1400
Josef Newgarden+1600
Will Power+1800
Santino Ferrucci+1800

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