News & Multimedia

IMS Taps Levy Restaurants As Concessions Partner

Hulman & Company officials announced today that the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) has formed a new partnership with Levy Restaurants to operate concessions and develop new fan food and beverage experiences for all major events at IMS beginning this year at the famed oval. The Hulman & Company board selected Levy after a months-long competitive process.

"Visiting the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for one of our iconic events is more than just a race, it is an experience unique in all of sports," said Indianapolis Motor Speedway President J. Douglas Boles. "Our new partnership with Levy will bring an enhanced level of innovation and a focus on customer service to our food and beverage offerings. Levy will manage over 100 concessions locations and over the next few years will introduce broader menus, themed areas, outside vendors, better point of sale technology, and improved signage. These changes will give our fans the best concessions options in all of racing add will improve the overall fan experience at IMS."

Levy Restaurants will oversee all concession stands and manage premium beverage operations at IMS.  Fully vested in the community, Levy will continue to expand local relationships with groups like Second Helpings, a local food rescue organization, to ensure that the community also benefits from the new partnership.

Regionally, the company operates dining and hospitality at Banker's Life Fieldhouse, Purdue University, Wrigley Field and Churchill Downs, but the company's portfolio includes more than 100 premiere arenas, stadiums and raceways across the country, such as the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. and Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina.

"We see a special opportunity to be ambassadors of the IMS brand and to translate it into wonderful, new food experiences at this iconic venue," said Andy Lansing, President and CEO of Levy Restaurants. "Welcoming the world to this great destination, we will preserve the traditions of the track and integrate a new celebration of local Indiana flavors and concepts, bringing fans what they love.

About Levy Restaurants
Levy Restaurants is recognized as one of America's fastest growing and most critically acclaimed restaurant companies, and is the leader in premium sports and entertainment dining. Levy was named one of the 10 most innovative companies in sports in the world by Fast Company magazine. The company's diverse portfolio includes award-winning restaurants such as James Beard Award-winning Spiaggia in Chicago, Fulton's Crab House, Portobello and Wolfgang Puck Grand Café at Walt Disney World Resort, renowned sports and entertainment venues like Wrigley Field in Chicago, Churchill Downs in Louisville, STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, and American Airlines Arena in Miami, and events including the Super Bowl, World Series, U. S. Open, Kentucky Derby, NHL, MLB and NBA All-Star Games and the GRAMMY® Awards. For details, visit www.levyrestaurants.com.               


***

2014 Ticket information : Ticket information is available for the four events in 2014 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway - the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, 98th Indianapolis 500, Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard and Red Bull Indianapolis GP.

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.

Tickets are still available for the Firestone Presents the Jason Aldean Concert at the Indy 500 on Saturday, May 24. Contact the IMS Ticket Office for details.
 

Show More Show Less
Now Viewing
IMS Infield Glamping Tents Now Available For '500' Race Weekend
 
IMS Taps Levy Restaurants As Concessions Partner
Hulman & Company officials announced today that the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) has formed a new partnership with Levy Restaurants to operate concessions and develop new fan food and beverage experiences for all major events at IMS beginning this year at the famed oval. The Hulman & Company board selected Levy after a months-long competitive process.
Read More
Related Media
Takuma Sato
 
Sato Adds Name To List of Legends with Spellbinding Indy Victory
It was easy to overlook Takuma Sato before. He shared his Andretti Autosport garage with five teammates, four of them with higher profiles. When the green flag dropped on the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil on Sunday, the motorsports world was keeping a close eye on another foreign driver, two-time Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso of Spain.
Read More
Helio Castroneves
 
Castroneves Comes So Close to Sealing Legend Four-ever at Indy
The end was too familiar, too agonizing, too close to history. Once more, the bubbly Brazilian driving the No. 3 car would be denied victory number four at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Helio Castroneves tried to sound positive but couldn’t hide his disappointment after losing a late duel with Andretti Autosport’s Takuma Sato in the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil on Sunday.
Read More
Michael Andretti
 
Andretti Reaps Indy 500 Rewards as Team Owner
Not a day goes by that Indianapolis Motor Speedway doesn’t remind Michael Andretti that he didn’t win the Indianapolis 500 as a driver. Lately, though, rarely a year goes by that IMS doesn’t reward him as a car owner.
Read More
Fernando Alonso
 
Alonso's Bid For Second Leg of Triple Crown Falls 20 Laps Short
Fernando Alonso’s attempt to win the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil went up in a puff of blue smoke today late in the 200-lap race. That’s when the promising run ended in his No. 29 McLaren-Honda-Andretti Honda after the Spaniard led 27 laps – the third-highest total of the day – and was in contention for the lead through much of the race.
Read More
Takuma Sato
 
Sato Wins 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil
Takuma Sato used a brave outside pass of Helio Castroneves with five laps remaining Sunday to cap a day of drama with a victory in the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. Sato, from Tokyo, held off three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Castroneves by .2011 of a second in the No. 26 Andretti Autosport Honda to become the first Japanese driver to win “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”
Read More
Items 1 - 5 of 2,631
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 IMS Sales Department at (317) 492-8739 or email at hospitalitysales@brickyard.com.
Latest Tweets
It's Pole day on @CrownRoyal Armed Forces Weekend & we can't wait to see you! Check out details on the day: https://t.co/yKQ6Db3YRK
May 21