On Thursday, March 26, 2020, The Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced that the 2020 Indianapolis 500 will be postponed to Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Protective Insurance is happy to announce that we will be continuing our 60-year tradition and hosting our Protective 500 event from August 21 – 23, 2020.

Please check back often for updates on accommodations. An invitation with the final details for the event will be sent in the coming months. Thank you for your flexibility and all of us at Protective look forward to celebrating our mutual successes in August!

Experience The Race of A Lifetime, The Protective Way


A tradition we’ve had for more than 60 years, we welcome you to join us in the heart of Indianapolis for the experience of a lifetime! The racing capital of the world may be the scene to check out all your favorite Indy 500 traditions, but Protective wants to show you all of our favorite things about the city we call home. Three days of entertainment, networking and unforgettable experiences – all leading up to the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500.

Whether you’re an avid race fan or casual observer, you’ll be glad you experienced the Indy 500 Protective’s way! 

Aug. 21 – 23, 2020

The Greatest Spectacle in Racing


At The Award-Winning JW Marriott

Galleries from Past Events

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Ryan Hunter-Reay posing with guests