INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Division of Homeland Security says its doing everything possible to ensure a safe Indianapolis 500.
Public safety departments are combining efforts to provide a safe environment.
“Along with the staff at IMS and the Speedway Police Department, we hope that attendees enjoy their time at the race while maintaining a vigilant approach to reporting anything unusual,” Public Safety Director Troy Riggs said. “If you see something, say something.”
Officials suggest wearing lightweight, light colored clothing and drinking plenty of water to reduce the chance of dehydration.
Taking frequent breaks in air conditioned areas can also help ensure you stay safe.