Red Bull GP On and Off the Track

The Red Bull Indianapolis GP weekend is jam-packed with activities, both at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and around the Indianapolis area. From Aug. 27-29, all three classes of the MotoGP World Championship – MotoGP, Moto2 and 125cc – practice, qualify and then race on the 16-turn, 2.621-mile road course at IMS.

Motorcycle riders, fans of events at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and hardcore MotoGP fans enjoy the highest level of motorcycle racing on the most impressive race bikes in the world at the track and also check out the many cool scenes and events around town away from the track.

Here is a calendar of the great events and features of action at the Speedway and around Indianapolis during the Red Bull Indianapolis GP weekend that make it a race unlike any other at IMS.

DATE/TIME

EVENT

   

August 19 - 22

Schwantz School

August 27

Pit Walkabout

August 27

Riders for Health Auction

August 27

Cycle World Seminar

August 27

Red Bull Indianapolis GP Practice

August 27

GEICO AMA EnduroCross

August 27 - 28

XDL Sportsbike Freestyle Championship

August 27 - 28

Motorcycles on Meridian

August 27 - 29

Ducati Island

August 27 - 29

Manufacturer Displays

August 27 - 29

Vendor Marketplace

August 27 - 29

Grid Girls

August 28

Red Bull Indianapolis GP Practice/Qualifying

August 28

Ride for Kids 'Lap of Champions'

August 28

AMA Flat Track Racing

August 29

Red Bull Indianapolis GP Race Day


All events (except for the Lap of Champions) on Aug. 27-29 at IMS are free for Red Bull Indianapolis GP ticket holders that day. For more information on the Red Bull Indianapolis GP, visit the official website at http://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/redbullindianapolisgp/.


 

Aug. 19-22: Schwantz School.

1993 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz will conduct two sessions of his renowned motorcycle riding school, the Schwantz School, on Aug. 19-20 and Aug. 21-22 on the MotoGP circuit at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. American Moto2 rookie Kenny Noyes plans to assist Schwantz during the school, learning the IMS circuit in preparation for the Red Bull Indianapolis GP just one week later while teaching students world-class riding skills.

http://www.schwantzschool.com

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Aug. 27: Pit Walkabout.

Fans can get an up-close look at the exotic prototype motorcycles raced in the MotoGP, Moto2 and 125cc classes during the popular Red Bull Indianapolis GP Pit Walkabout, which takes place from 9-10:45 a.m. Friday morning, Aug. 27 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

http://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/redbullindianapolisgp/

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Aug. 27: Riders for Health Auction.

Fans can bid on a wide cariety of motorcylce-related items during the Red Bull Indianapolis GP at the Riders for Health Charity Auction from 10:30 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 27 on the SPEED Stage located in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway infield.  All MotoGP riders participate in the auction.  All proceeds benefit Riders For Health, an international non-profit organization that provides medical care to rural African villages using motorcycles and motorcycle ambulances.

http://www.riders.org/us/default.aspx

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Aug. 27: Cycle World Seminar.

An American motorcycle racing legend and two rising American stars will be the featured guests at the Cycle World Seminar from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 27 on the SPEED Stage located on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway infield. 1993 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz and current Moto2 rider Kenny Noyes will be among the guests. Cycle World editors, including renowned longtime Technical Editor Kevin Cameron, also will participate in the seminar.

http://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/redbullindianapolisgp/