Frequently Asked Questions

  • When will tickets go on sale for the 101st Running of the Indy 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil?
  • Tickets are on sale now for the 101st Running of the Indy 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. View Tickets
    Reserved seating is available in a variety of price ranges from $50 to $230.
    2017 Indianapolis 500
    P.O. Box 24152     
    Speedway, IN 46224-0152
      (317) 492-6700 or (800) 822-INDY (4639)
    We cannot accept orders via fax or email.
  • What are some of the specific stand features?
  • Portions of the Penthouse and Box seat locations (higher rows) are covered. In those areas, seats DO have backs on them, either bench style or folding chair. Grandstands H, J, G and all Vistas are NOT covered areas and there are NO seat backs. Seats in the Tower Terrace are benches with backs. Access to all stand areas is by stairs or ramps. View detailed seating map. For specific questions, please call the IMS Ticket Office at (317) 492-6700 or (800) 822-INDY (4639).
  • Accessible Seating, Parking and Facilities for Individuals with Disabilities?
  • The Indianapolis Motor Speedway provides accessible seating, parking and facilities for individuals with disabilities. Tickets are available for wheelchair-accessible and companion seating in multiple locations around the racetrack for purchase via the IMS ticket office. Accessible seating areas have the closest spectator parking and adjacent accessible facilities (restrooms, retail shops, concession stands, etc.). Please contact the IMS Ticket Office at (317) 492-6700 or (800) 822-4639 between 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday for further details and ordering information.
  • Who needs to purchase a ticket?
  • Any person, regardless of age, must have a seat ticket for admittance to reserved seating areas on Race Day.
  • What do I need for gate admission for general admission days (practice and qualifying) and for general admission seating on Race Day?
  • Single day admission tickets for practice, Qualifying Days, Miller Lite Carb Day and Legends Day presented by Firestone may be purchased at any gate on event days - CASH ONLY. We will also have remote ticket trailers available on Miller Lite Carb Day, Legends Day presented by Firestone and Race Day where you may use a credit card. General Admission tickets are also available in advance through the IMS Ticket Office at (317) 492-6700 or (800) 822-INDY (4639).
    General Admission – Children ages 15 and under are admitted free with paid adult General Admission ticketholder.
    • Practice Days (May 15-19, 22) - Admission $15
    • Saturday, May 20, Qualifying Day - Admission $20
    • Sunday, May 21, Qualifying Day- Admission $20
    • Friday, May 26, Miller Lite Carb Day - Admission $30
    • Saturday, May 27, Legends Day presented by Firestone - Admission $10, Concert Admission $40
    • Sunday, May 28, Race Day - General Admission $40
  • What access comes with a Race Day Reserved Seat ticket?
  • Indianapolis 500 Race Day Reserved Seat tickets are good for admission to the grounds, the viewing mounds and to a designated stand and seat on Sunday, May 28 (Race Day).
  • When will my tickets be mailed?
  • We will begin mailing tickets in early March 2017.
  • How do I access my Print at Home tickets?
  • Login to your IMS account, select PROFILE at the top right, then select the link under VIEW PRINT AT HOME ORDERS.
  • What products cannot be printed at home?
  • Indianapolis 500 Race day tickets, all parking passes, camping passes, concert pit wristbands, all Snake Pit wristbands and hospitality products cannot be printed at home.
  • Where may I obtain information on parking my RV or automobile?
  • The parking and camping information page is located here: Parking and Camping Information
  • Do you have information on hotel and motel accommodations?
  • Information may be obtained by calling Visit Indy at 1-800-556-INDY or visiting
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