Directions to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is located at 4790 W. 16th St., Indianapolis, IN 46222. There are multiple ways of reaching the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. IMS features entrances and exits across all directions around the facility.

Driving Routes

To help Indianapolis Motor Speedway guests determine the best driving routes to parking locations nearest to their seats, the track has been divided into three color zones. The north end of the track is the red zone, the western portion of the facility is green, while the south end being orange zone.

There is a roundabout located at 16th Street and Crawfordsville Road. Guests cannot access Georgetown Road from 16th Street or Crawfordsville Road because it does not connect to the roundabout.

Zone Street
25th Street
16th Street
Crawfordsville Road
Important Gate Entrance Update - Race Weekend

Please note that due to additional measures enacted for the visit of Vice President Mike Pence on Race Day, fans planning to enter in the Turn 2 area of the track should note Gate 4 will be closed for pedestrian access throughout Race Weekend (Fri-Sun). Fans are encouraged to enter via Gate 3 along 16th Street instead.

IMS recommends those fans expecting to be impacted by these changes plan to arrive earlier than usual for Race Weekend festivities.

Parking Map
Important Race Day Parking and Transportation Information

All Indianapolis Motor Speedway guests should be aware of the following information for a successful Race Day:

  • Street Closures:
    • 16th Street will be closed Indy 500 Race Day between Olin Avenue on the east to the 16th Street roundabout on the west from approximately 11 a.m., until the end of the race. In addition, during this time 16th Street will not be accessible from Polco Street, as it will be blocked at 10th Street.
    • Georgetown Road, south of 25th Street, will close to ALL vehicular traffic at 7 a.m. To access parking lots along Georgetown Road after 7 a.m., please use the following routes:
      • From the North: Take 25th Street to Auburn Street.
      • From the South: Take Crawfordsville Road to Winton Avenue.
  • Infield Race Day Parking: Guests with a pre-paid infield parking pass must enter through either Gate 2 or Gate 10. Infield lots will open at 6 a.m.
    • Gate 2: Must enter westbound off 16th Street (use right two lanes to enter Gate 2)
    • Gate 10: Enter off 30th Street
    • Must have pre-purchased parking pass to enter any IMS lot.
  • Exterior Race Day Parking: Exterior lots will open at 5 a.m.
    • All Race Day parking is paid parking; General and ADA
    • Limited accessible Race Day parking spaces remain available. To purchase ADA parking, please contact the IMS ticket office directly at 317-492-6700.
    • Must have pre-purchased parking pass to enter any IMS lot.
  • Transportation Pick Up/Drop Off
    • Taxi: Located at 10th Street and Polco Street
    • Uber: Located at Main Street and Gilman Street

View these race day notes from the Speedway Police Department for more information on traffic updates. Race Day Traffic | Race Day Street Closures

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ADA Access

All ADA Parking is pre-sold prior to Race Day. Please visit the IMS Ticket Office before Sunday, May 28 to purchase your ADA parking space for Indy 500 Race Day.

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway offers multiple parking lots around the facility to guests with disabilities. The list of ADA parking lots around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway are listed below. In order to park in the following areas please ensure you have an authorized state-issued sticker, placard or license plate along with the person the pass is issued to. Law enforcement officers will be present to ensure that the person the pass is issued to is present in the vehicle.

Daily ADA parking will be available in the following lots:

  • Lot 1B
  • Lot 2
  • Lot 3 Pavement*
  • Hall of Fame Museum (inside Gate 2)
  • Lot 7 (North 40)

Although daily parking is not permitted on the pavement otherwise; any Lot 3 Grass auto pass accompanied with a state-issued disabled tag will be granted a disabled space in the front of the lot, assuming the area isn't full.

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