VP and former Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to attend Indy 500

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Posted: May 25, 2017 7:18 PM
VP and former Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to attend Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials are making a security change after Vice President Mike Pence confirmed he will attend Sunday's race.

Pence, a former Indiana governor, confirmed Thursday that he would be returning to his home state to watch the race, which is part of a family tradition.

Gate 4 will be closed to pedestrian traffic and all non-essential vehicles starting Friday. That gate will remain closed for Saturday's concert and the Indianapolis 500.

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Speedway President Doug Boles says fans should enter through Gate 3. Vehicles with proper credentials can enter through other gates. No additional changes are expected.

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