Garage Access/Bronze Badge

Bronze Badge
Why should you purchase a Bronze Badge?

It’s the best way to get autographs! Get closer to the drivers by getting access to the Garage Area. For the Indianapolis 500 and Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis ONLY, fans can purchase access to the historic Gasoline Alley, also known as the Garage Area.

You also get month-long access to the IMS Gasoline Alley, where you'll be able to get up close and personal with the drivers and mechanics of the Indianapolis 500 and the Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis. For nearly 100 years, Verizon IndyCar Series teams have relocated their race teams to Gasoline Alley for the month of May. In this area, mechanics tune and repair race cars just inches away from fans. Only credentialed Bronze Badge holders get this level of access.

Remember to get your Bronze Badges quickly, because they are limited. We recommend you order early by mail. Lost or stolen Bronze Badges or coupons cannot be replaced, and there are no refunds.

Bronze Badge
Here's how you get started:

2015 Bronze Badges for the Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis and 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 mile race are available now. Please visit our purchase page to reserve your Bronze Badge today! Purchase Now

For more information, please call the IMS Credential Office at (317) 492-6500.

* A non-transferable Bronze Badge is issued to the specific individual redeeming the coupon and is usable by that person only. If Bronze Badge(s) are mailed, please confirm that the correct individual receives his/her assigned badge number. Transferring a Bronze Badge among individuals is strictly prohibited.

Junior Garage Credential

The Junior Garage Credential provides access to the garage area for the little race fan in your life. Children from ages 9-17 are granted access to get up close and personal with their favorite drivers and teams to make memories that will last a lifetime.

Make sure to get your Junior Garage Credential quickly, as they are limited.

Here's how you get started:

Call (317) 492-6500, or visit the IMS Credential Office located inside the Admin Building just outside of the of roundabout on 16th Street and Crawfordsville Road. Parent or legal guardian AND minor must both be present when picking up the minor credential and each will need to sign the required consent and liability release forms at the time of purchase.

The accompanying parent, legal guardian or adult attending with the minor will be required to show proof of a Bronze Badge purchase or credential when picking up the Junior Credential.

For more information regarding the Junior Garage Credential, please call the IMS Credential Office at (317) 492-6500.

* A non-transferable Junior Garage Credential is issued to the specific individual redeeming the coupon and is usable by that person only. Transferring a Junior Garage Credential among individuals is strictly prohibited.

Frequently Asked Questions
  • Is the Bronze Badge valid on Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis and Indy 500 Race Day?
  • No. The Bronze Badge is not valid for Gate Admission or Garage Access on Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis and Indy 500 Race Days.
  • When can I use my Bronze Badge and Junior Garage Credential?
  • Bronze Badges and Junior Garage Credentials will be honored at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for gate admission and garage area access May 3, May 7-8, and May 11-23, during public gate hours and as directed by IMS personnel. Monday, May 18, Bronze Badge holders will have pit access. (Race Day tickets are required on May 9, and May 24.)
  • What doesn't a Bronze Badge or Junior Garage Credential get me?
  • Credentials do not provide seating or parking privileges and are not valid on Race Days, May 9 & May 24.
  • Do I have to be a certain age to use a Bronze Badge?
  • Yes, 18 years of age to enter the Garage Area with a Bronze Badge.
  • Do I have to be a certain age to use a Junior Garage Credential?
  • Yes, you must be 9-17 years of age to enter the Garage Area as a Junior Garage Credential holder with an accompanied credentialed parent and/or legal guardian.
  • Is there a dress code in Gasoline Alley?
  • Shirt and shoes must be worn at all times. Admittance will be denied if clothing is considered offensive, disruptive or unsuitable for any reason. The decision of management is final. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the pit or garage areas.