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Be at the track and catch every race this season with Indianapolis Motor Speedway tickets from TicketSmarter. Race tracks, also known as circuits or courses, can be used for racing events featuring vehicles, athletes and animals. Racing venues typically one or multiple grandstands that provide spectators with multiple options to view the on-track action. There are a variety of surfaces used for racing including asphalt, concrete, dirt or grass among others.

Horse racing has a storied history dating back to the chariots in Ancient Greece and Rome. In fact, both chariot and mounted horse racing were events in the Greek Olympics and Panhellenic Games. The Kentucky Derby is one of the highlights of modern horse racing. It is held on the first Saturday of May at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. The Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course and Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park make up the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. 

In motorsports, there are a variety of events including multiple disciplines of motorcycle, drag, stock car, open-wheel, and dirt track racing. The earliest automobile races began in the late 1800s. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, which is now one of the most widely-known race tracks around the world, opened in 1909 and hosted the inaugural Indianapolis 500 in 1911. Other well-known race tracks for motorsports around the world include Circuit de Monaco, Daytona International Speedway, Laguna Seca and Talladega Super Speedway. Make your once-in-a-lifetime trip to see your favorite racing events with Indianapolis Motor Speedway tickets.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Event Tickets

TicketSmarter has Indianapolis Motor Speedway tickets available for the many events held at the track, including the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race and the Brickyard 400. The speedway is located at 4790 W. 16th St., Indianapolis, IN 46222 on the corner of Georgetown Road. Also known as the Brickyard or IMS, the track was built in 1909 as a 2.5-mile-oval track, making it one of the oldest auto racing tracks in the world. The first Indianapolis 500 was held in 1911 and has run continuously on Memorial Day weekend each year, with the exception of the years during World War I and II. The track is known as a proving ground for many advancements in automotive technology and design.

The 500 was the lone event held at the speedway for a number of years, with fans buying Indianapolis Motor Speedway tickets to see the likes of Foyt, Andretti, Mears and the Unser family become legends. In 1994, NASCAR was welcomed to the track for the inaugural Brickyard 400, which has grown into a crown jewel event for the cup series. The Xfinity Series was added to the Brickyard race weekend in 2012. A road course was added in 2000 to host Formula 1’s United States Grand Prix and MotoGP. This road course is now used for the IndyCar Series to host the Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Seating Chart

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the largest sporting venue in the world in terms of seating capacity, with 257,325 seats available. The Indianapolis 500 has an annual attendance of more than 300,000 spectators, which makes it the largest single-day sporting event in the world and the largest non-religious single-day gathering of people in the world. The speedway offers reserved seating around the venue, as well as, general admission passes that allow fans to freely wander the infield and watch from the viewing mounds on race days.

Reserved seating is available along the entire front stretch, turn 1, the south chute, turn 2, turn 3, the north chute and turn 4. Stand E is the most coveted seating area as it provides an excellent view of the race starts, covering the entire front straightaway, turn 1 and turn 2. Large video boards are located across from the various seating areas, allowing fans to keep track of the action on the other end of the track. Race days at the speedway are incredibly hectic with large crowds so don’t wait to buy your tickets at the box office when you can buy online with TicketSmarter.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Schedule

The Brickyard features a large schedule full of variety. The season begins during the month of May with the IndyCar Series competing in the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, before taking to the oval for two weeks of Indy 500 practice and qualifying. The 500 itself is traditionally held on the Sunday before Memorial Day, with fans flocking from all over the world to watch the greatest spectacle in racing. The Brickyard 400 weekend features the NASCAR Xfinity Series competing on the road course and the NASCAR Cup Series racing in a 400-mile event on the oval track. The BC39 Midget Race on the turn 3 dirt track is a popular event that has been added to the NASCAR weekend festivities in recent years. 

The race season ends in October with an 8-hour sports car endurance race featuring the Intercontinental GT Challenge series during the first weekend of the month. This is followed by the MotoAmerica Superbikes series competing on the road course. IMS tickets are available for all of these racing events held at the speedway.

Indy 500 and Brickyard 400 weekends also include various concerts held in conjunction with the races. Tickets are available for artists like Florida Georgia Line and Sam Hunt. The Snake Pit is a popular single-day-EDM festival held on the infield while the Indy 500 race is going on. Snake Pit tickets are available on TicketSmarter, but you must also have an Indy 500 race ticket to attend.

How much are Indianapolis Motor Speedway tickets?

Ticket prices will fluctuate depending on the event and where your seats are located. On average, the cost to attend a live event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is $169.65. Seats located in the back of the venue are always the cheapest option and can cost as low as $65.93 a ticket. Premium seating with unobstructed views of the event can go for as high as $2918.70 for a seat near the action.

How many events are coming to Indianapolis Motor Speedway?

Indianapolis Motor Speedway has 4 exciting live events scheduled.

Who is playing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway?

Nascar Xfinity Series - Pennzoil 250 and Indianapolis 500 are scheduled to come to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Nascar Xfinity Series - Pennzoil 250 Indianapolis Motor Speedway tickets July 20th, 2024 at 3:30pm

Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis Motor Speedway tickets May 25th, 2025 at 8:00am

  • A ticket to this thrilling live event averages at $149.06, but range between $149.06 - $149.06. Secure your place to this event today because there are only 4 Indianapolis 500 tickets still listed for this event.

What time does Indianapolis Motor Speedway open?

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway doors usually open 45 minutes before the event on July 20th, 2024 at 3:30pm. Guests should arrive at the venue 30 - 60 minutes early to find parking near the venue.

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TicketSmarter provides a safe and secure web platform for buying Indianapolis Motor Speedway tickets online. We use the highest standards in the ticketing industry to ensure that your personal information is protected during all ticket transactions. NASCAR and IndyCar fans can buy with confidence knowing that their tickets are legitimate and 100% guaranteed to get them into the track on race day. The box office at 4790 W. 16th St., Indianapolis, IN 46222, gets incredibly busy on race day and it is recommended to buy your tickets in advance on TicketSmarter, in order to find the best seats available for the major races held at the Brickyard.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Upcoming Events

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Jul 20, 2024 3:30PM
Jul 21, 2024 2:30PM
May 25, 2025 8:00AM