Plan Your Visit to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Welcome to the Plan Your Visit section of IMS.com. Here you will find information for Race Day along with tips to getting in and out of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as quick and smoothly as possible. Make sure to follow IMS on Twitter and Facebook for the latest information regarding Race Day and be sure to sign up for our Wing and Wheel Newsletter.

 

 

EVENT SCHEDULE
  • Monday, May 15, 2017
    Public Gates Open:
    10:00 AM
    Indy 500 Practice:
    12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Public Gates Close:
    6:00 PM
  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    Public Gates Open:
    10:00 AM
    Indy 500 Practice:
    12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Public Gates Close:
    6:00 PM
  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    Public Gates Open:
    10:00 AM
    Indy 500 Practice:
    12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Public Gates Close:
    6:00 PM
  • Thursday, May 18, 2017
    Public Gates Open:
    10:00 AM
    Indy 500 Practice:
    12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Public Gates Close:
    6:00 PM
  • Friday, May 19, 2017
    Public Gates Open:
    10:00 AM
    Indy 500 Practice:
    12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Indy 500 Qualifying Draw:
    6:15 PM
    Public Gates Close:
    6:00 PM
  • Saturday, May 20, 2017
    Public Gates Open:
    7:00 AM
    Indy 500 Practice:
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Indy 500 Qualifications:
    12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Public Gates Close:
    7:00 PM
  • Sunday, May 21, 2017
    Public Gates Open:
    10:00 AM
    Enlistment Ceremony:
    9:30 AM
    Indy 500 Practice:
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Indy 500 Qualifications:
    12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Public Gates Close:
    6:00 PM
  • Monday, May 22, 2017
    Public Gates Open:
    12:00 PM
    Indy 500 Practice:
    12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Public Gates Close:
    6:00 PM
  • Thursday, May 25, 2017
    Public Gates Open:
    8:00 AM
    Indy Lights Freedom 100 Practice:
    9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Indy Lights Freedom 100 Qualifying:
    11:15 AM
    Public Gates Close:
    4:00 PM
  • Friday, May 26, 2017
    Public Gates Open:
    8:00 AM
    Indy 500 Practice:
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Indy Lights Freedom 100 Race:
    12:30 PM
    Tag Heuer Pit Stop Challenge:
    2:00 PM - 3:10 PM
    Miller Lite Carb Day Concert:
    4:30 PM
    Public Gates Close:
    6:00 PM
  • Saturday, May 27, 2017
    Public Gates Open:
    8:00 AM
    Full Field Autograph Session:
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Public Drivers Meeting:
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Legends Autograph Session:
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Firestone Legends Day Concert:
    3:00 PM
    Public Gates Close:
    6:00 PM
  • Sunday, May 28, 2017
    Public Gates Open:
    6:00 AM
    101st Running of the Indy 500:
    12:19 PM
    Public Gates Close:
    6:00 PM
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