On-Track Experiences

(NOTICE: The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, including all track tours, will be closed until Monday, March 30 due to the COVID-19 National Emergency. We’re sorry for any inconvenience. Re-opening on the 30th is subject to the advice of local, state and federal public health officials. Please monitor our website, www.indyracingmuseum.org, for updates.)

Indy Racing Experience Two-Seater

The Indy Racing Experience Driving Program gives each customer the chance to learn what it is like to drive a real NTT IndyCar Series car that has competed in the famed Indianapolis 500. They’ll feel the rush of excitement as they follow a lead NTT IndyCar Series car around the fabled Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Speeds are dependent upon each customer’s comfort level in the car.

The Indy Racing Experience Two-Seat Ride allows the passenger to experience speeds and g-forces previously available to only a handful of elite drivers. The purpose-built Dallara chassis allows a passenger to sit behind the driver, but in every other way, this is a true NTT IndyCar Series car. The car is complete with an authentic racing engine that can power the car up to 180 mph.

A selected number of Indy Racing Experience days are available at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Call (888) 357-5002 or visit www.indyracingexperience.com for more information or to make reservations.

Grounds Tours

IMS TOURS by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum

Tours of the Speedway, provided by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, are a favorite way to entertain family, friends or clients with 30-, 60- or 90-minute tours that provide behind-the-scenes access to IMS landmarks and detailed insight into the Speedway’s rich history. Furthermore, all tour proceeds directly benefit the IMS Museum, which is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) foundation dedicated to preserving and sharing the incredible history of IMS and its events – particularly the Indianapolis 500 – along with rare and priceless sports cars, passenger cars, trophies, media and other significant artifacts of global motorsports.

Currently the IMS Museum offers the following tour options:

Kiss the Bricks: Our most popular tour! Take a lap around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval and stop to “Kiss the Bricks” – the famous paving bricks from the 1909 track surface at the start/finish line. This narrated bus tour lasts 25-30 minutes.

Full Grounds VIP Tour: A 90-minute narrated tour around the famed 2.5-mile oval and through key landmarks. Take a lap on the track, stop at Pagoda Plaza, stand on the famous “Yard of Bricks,” and cruise through Gasoline Alley. Tickets include a self-guided Museum tour. Tour locations may vary depending on facility availability. Not recommended for young children due to tour length.

Golf Cart Tour: Available March 1-October 31, this two-hour narrated tour provides an insider’s view of the track and key landmarks, giving you unparalleled access to the historic facility – all from the comfort of a golf cart. Refreshments and one-on-one discussion with an IMS Museum tour guide are included, along with a self-guided tour of the Museum’s featured exhibits and permanent displays. Children must be age 12 or older and accompanied by an adult.

Behind the Scenes: A 60-minute guided tour that includes a visit to the Media Center, 10th floor of the Pagoda, Victory Podium and Timing and Scoring. Price includes self-guided tour of the Museum. Tour locations may vary depending on facility availability.

For the latest information on Tours and pricing, please visit: http://bit.ly/IMSMTours.You can make advance reservations for groups by calling 317-492-6784 or e-mail the IMS Museum Tour desk at tours@brickyard.com.

The Museum is located at 4750 W. 16th Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46222, inside the track between Turns 1 and 2. The entrance to the Museum is located at Gate 2 on the north side of 16th Street. View Directions

IMS Museum Admission fees are:

The IMS Museum website is an excellent source of information on events, upcoming events and visitor info – including hours of operation and admission pricing: View Website. The Welcome Desk is also available to assist you during normal operating hours – 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) March-October and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (ET) November-February – at 317-492-6784.