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NBC briefly lost signal during Indy 500 pre-race coverage because of severe weather

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Severe weather on Sunday caused a brief outage during the broadcast of the Indianapolis 500 race. Powerful storms disrupted the race, leading to delays, evacuations, and a satellite outage. The NBC Sports spokesperson confirmed the interruption during pre-race coverage but stated that service was restored after a commercial break. Meteorologists noted the disruption on social media. The race was rescheduled due to the inclement weather, and the blackout rule was lifted for central Indiana residents. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway expressed appreciation for fans’ patience and assured them that track drying was underway.