News & Multimedia

Get Your Entire Month Of May Schedule Here!

Mark highlights from the complete Month of May calendar of activity at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. All times local (Eastern):

Thursday, May 8: GRAND PRIX OF INDIANAPOLIS PRACTICE
Free Admission
9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Public Gates Open
10-10:45 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series practice
11-11:45 a.m., USF2000 Practice
Noon-12:45 p.m., Pro Mazda Practice
1-1:45 p.m., Indy Lights Practice
2-2:45 p.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
3-3:30 p.m., USF2000 Practice
3:45-4:15 p.m., Pro Mazda Practice
4:30-5:15 p.m., Indy Lights Practice
5:30 p.m., Celebration of Automobiles Track Laps Begin

Friday, May 9: GRAND PRIX OF INDIANAPOLIS QUALIFYING / RACE
$20 admission, 12 and under free
9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Public Gates Open
10-10:45 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
11-11:45 a.m., USF2000 Qualifying
Noon-12:45 p.m., Pro Mazda Qualifying
1-1:45 p.m., Indy Lights Qualifying
2-3:10 p.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying
3:30-4:10 p.m., USF2000 Race #1
4:30-5:10 p.m., Pro Mazda Race #1
5:30-6:10 p.m., Indy Lights Race #1
7 p.m. Rev Methodist Health Foundation, in Partnership with Indiana University Health, Event Begins (Separate Admission)

Saturday, May 10: GRAND PRIX OF INDIANAPOLIS RACE DAY
Tickets start at $25, 12 and under free
7 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
7 a.m.-4 p.m., Celebration of Automobiles
10 a.m. Firestone "Race Car" Pin Distribution, Pagoda Plaza
11-11:50 a.m., USF2000 Race #2
12:10-1 p.m., Pro Mazda Race #2
1:30-2:30 p.m., Indy Lights Race #2
2:45 p.m., IMS Grid Girl Entrance - Pagoda Yard of Bricks
3:50 p.m., Grand Prix of Indianapolis Race Begins

Sunday, May 11-Thursday, May 15: INDIANAPOLIS 500 PRACTICE
$15 admission, 12 and under free
10a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
Noon-6 p.m., Practice

Friday, May 16: FAST FRIDAY PRACTICE
$15 admission, 12 and under free
10 a.m.-6 p.m., Public gates Open
Noon-6 p.m., Practice

Saturday, May 17: QUALIFYING DAY 1
$20 admission, 12 and under free
7 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
8-8:30 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Group 1 Practice
8:30-9 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Group 2 Practice
8:30 a.m., 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard
9-10 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series (All) Practice
10 a.m., Chevy Pin Distribution Begins - Pagoda Plaza
10:15 a.m., Qualifying Pre-Race Show, Pagoda Plaza
11 a.m.-5:50 p.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying
2 p.m., LIVE Concert, Pagoda Plaza Stage

Sunday, May 18: OLD NATIONAL ARMED FORCES POLE DAY
$20 admission, 12 and under free
7 a.m.-4 p.m., Public Gates Open
8:30-9:30 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Practice
9:45 a.m., Enlistment Ceremony Begins - Plaza Stage
10:15 a.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Group 1 Qualifying Begins (Positions 10-30)
11 a.m. Rapid Fire Concert, Plaza Stage
12:15 p.m., American Dairy Pin Distribution Begins, Pagoda Plaza
12:45 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Group 2 Qualifying Begins (Positions 31-33)
2-2:45 p.m., Verizon IndyCar Series Fast Nine Qualifying
3 p.m., Verizon Pole Award Celebration

Monday, May 19: INDIANAPOLIS 500 PRACTICE
$15 admission, 12 and under free
10a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
Noon-5 p.m., Practice

Tuesday, May 20: NO TRACK ACTIVITY

Wednesday, May 21: AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE 500 FESTIVAL COMMUNITY DAY (No Track Activity)
$10 gate admission, 6 and under free
9 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
10-10:50 a.m., 500 Festival Pin Distribution, Pagoda Plaza
11 a.m.-noon, Indy Lights Drivers Autograph Session, Pagoda Pavilion
1:30-2:30 p.m., Indianapolis 500 Driver Autograph Group #1, Pagoda Pavilion (Wristbands Required)
3-4 p.m. Indianapolis 500 Driver Autograph Group #2,  Pagoda Pavilion. (Wristbands Required)
4:30-5:30 p.m. Indianapolis 500 Driver Autograph Group #3, Pagoda Pavilion (Wristbands Required)

Thursday, May 22: INDY LIGHTS PRESENTED BY COOPER TIRES PRACTICE AND QUALIFYING
Free Admission
8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Public Gates Open
9 a.m.-noon, Indy Lights Practice
1:15-2:15 p.m., Indy Lights Qualifying

Friday, May 23: COORS LIGHT CARB DAY
$30 admission, 12 and under free
8 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
8:30-9:30 a.m., Vintage Car Exhibition
10-11 a.m., Firestone Pin Distribution, Pagoda Plaza
11 a.m.-noon, Verizon IndyCar Series Practice Begins
12:30-1:20 p.m., Indy Lights Race Begins
1:30-3:30 p.m., Pit Stop Competition Begins
3:30 p.m., Carb Day Concert Begins Featuring Sammy Hagar and the Wabos and Sublime With Rome           

Saturday, May 24: LEGENDS DAY HONORING MARIO ANDRETTI PRESENTED BY FIRESTONE
$10 admission, 12 and under free
8 a.m.-8 p.m., Public Gates Open, Vintage Car Display, Memorabilia Show
8:45 a.m., Rookie Chat - Pagoda Plaza Stage
9-10 a.m, Full Field Autograph Session Pagoda Plaza
9:30-10:15 a.m., Vintage Race Car Laps
10:30-11 a.m., Public Drivers Meeting, Tower Terrace
12:30-1:30 p.m., Legends of IMS Radio Q&A, Pagoda Plaza Stage
1-2:30 p.m., Former Driver Autograph Session A, North Chalet
2:30-3 p.m. Q&A with Mario Andretti - Pagoda Plaza Stage
3-4:30 p.m., Former Driver Autograph Session B, Mario Andretti Meet and Greet (Wristband Holders Only)
5:30 p.m., Tyler Farr Concert Begins followed by Jason Aldean Concert at 6:30 p.m. on Turn 4 Stage (Separate Admission)

Sunday, May 25: 98th INDIANAPOLIS 500 RACE DAY
Tickets start at $40
5:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open
8 a.m., Parade of Bands
10:50 a.m., Vintage Car Laps
11:33 a.m., Driver Introductions
Noon, Start of 98th Indianapolis 500 (200 laps)
 

***
 

2014 Tickets: Fans can order tickets at www.ims.com/tickets , by calling 800-822-INDY or 317-492-6700 between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or by visiting the IMS Ticket Office at the IMS Administration Building at the corner of Georgetown Road and 16th Street between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday. Tickets for groups of 20 or more also are available. Contact the IMS Group Sales Department at (866) 221-8775 for more information.

Show More Show Less
Now Viewing
 
Get Your Entire Month Of May Schedule Here!
Read More
Related Media
Scott Dixon wins the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship
 
Monday Racing Roundup: What A Finish! Dixon Wins Race, Title On Tiebreak
Juan Pablo Montoya entered the 85-lap GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma with a 34-point cushion on second-place Graham Rahal and 47-point lead on Scott Dixon. But it was Dixon, who started ninth in the No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet, who departed Wine Country with the title. Dixon won for the second consecutive year at Sonoma Raceway, and claimed the title on a tiebreaker with three race wins to Montoya's two wins.
Read More
Justin Wilson
 
Justin Wilson Children's Fund Update
INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway encourage racing fans to make donations to a new fund established to support the family of Justin Wilson. Donations to the Wilson Children's Fund can be made online at www.wilsonchildrensfund.com or sent to the following address:
Read More
Will Power on pit lane at Detroit
 
Power looks to retain IndyCar title Sunday at Sonoma despite heavy heart
The last thing defending Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power wants to do is surrender his crown this weekend at the season finale in Sonoma at the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma. Power is still in the title hunt, but he admitted it’s hard to muster the usual excitement after the loss of Justin Wilson on Monday.
Read More
Justin Wilson
 
Justin Wilson 1978-2015
INDYCAR announced that driver Justin Wilson, who enjoyed success in multiple motorsports series during a two-decade professional career, died today from a head injury suffered in the Verizon IndyCar Series race Aug. 23 at Pocono Raceway. He was 37.
Read More
Justin Wilson
 
IMS Statement Regarding Justin Wilson
A statement from Indianapolis Motor Speedway President J. Douglas Boles about the passing of Indianapolis 500 and United States Grand Prix veteran Justin Wilson:
Read More
Items 1 - 5 of 1,017
Reserve one of our hospitality suites for your next event!
To start planning your event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway please fill out our Information Request Form or contact Laura Wyamn at (317) 492-8557 or email at lwyman@brickyard.com.
Latest Tweets
Awesome view! https://t.co/ETsanSJVka
about 53 minutes ago