Parking & Tailgating

Parking at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Parking is available throughout many lots located at and around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Available on many different surfaces such as pavement, grass, gravel and dirt, there are plenty of locations to choose from that are near your seating location. Please note that all parking, including ADA parking requires a pre-paid pass. Check back soon for 2019 purchase information.

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Important Race Day Parking and Transportation Information

All Indianapolis Motor Speedway guests should be aware of the following information for a successful Race Day:

All vehicles entering the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be subject to search. This applies to all vehicles parking inside the track (oval).

  • Street Closures:
    • 16th Street will be closed Indy 500 Race Day between Olin Avenue on the east to the 16th Street roundabout on the west at approximately 11 a.m. In addition, to the 16th Street closure, Polco Street will not be accessible northbound from 10th Street during this time.
    • Georgetown Road, south of 25th Street, will close to ALL vehicular traffic at 7 a.m. To access parking lots along Georgetown Road after 7 a.m., please use the following routes:
      • From the North: Take 25th Street to Auburn Street.
      • From the South: Take Crawfordsville Road to Winton Avenue.
  • Infield Race Day Parking: Guests with a pre-paid infield parking pass must enter through either Gate 2 or Gate 10. Infield lots will open at 6 a.m.
    • Gate 2: Must enter westbound off 16th Street (use right two lanes to enter Gate 2) Guests with 5th & Hulman Parking passes are urged to arrive at IMS via 16th Street and Gate 2. Guests with Turn 3 and Turn 4 parking are urged to arrive at IMS via 30th Street and Gate 10.
    • Gate 10: Enter off 30th Street. Guests with North 40 Parking passes must use 30th Street and Gate 10 to arrive at IMS.
    • Must have pre-purchased parking pass to enter any IMS lot.
  • Exterior Race Day Parking: Exterior lots will open at 5 a.m.
    • All Race Day parking is paid parking; General and ADA
    • Limited accessible Race Day parking spaces remain available. To purchase ADA parking, please contact the IMS ticket office directly at 317-492-6700.
    • Must have pre-purchased parking pass to enter any IMS lot.
  • Transportation Pick Up/Drop Off
    • Taxi: Located at 10th Street and Polco Street
    • Lyft & Rideshare: Located at Main Street and Gilman Street

View these race day notes from the Speedway Police Department for more information on traffic updates. Race Day Traffic | Race Day Street Closures

Non-Race Day Daily Parking & Tailgating

On non-race days, excluding Miller Lite Carb Day, daily parking is available around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during events. Tailgating is also permitted in these areas, providing a fun experience for all fans during events. Daily parking and tailgating is permitted in the following lots:

  • Main Gate
  • Lot 2
  • Lot 3 Grass
  • Lot 7 (North 40)
  • Lot 1B
  • Lot 1C

Grilling is allowed in the daily parking and tailgating areas on small portable grills. No dumping of charcoal or ashes is allowed.

Portable shelters (i.e. E-Z Up shelters) no larger than 10 feet by 10 feet are allowed in designated daily parking and tailgating lots. They must be set up behind the vehicle, not taking another parking spot or hindering vehicle or pedestrian travel areas. Shelters must be secured to the vehicle.

All shelters must be put away by the race starting time on Race Day in Lots 1B, 1C, 2 & 3 Grass.

Race Day Parking Lots
North Lots

Accessible from the North via 30th Street and Lafayette Road

LOT 1A - SOLD OUT RACE DAY
  • Located on Georgetown Road, between Gate 9 and Gate 9A
  • RV and Tent Camping
  • Shower Facilities
LOT 1B - SOLD OUT RACE DAY
  • Located on Georgetown Road, south of 30th street.
  • Daily parking only, no overnight parking or camping is permitted.
LOT 1C - SOLD OUT RACE DAY
  • Located on the north end of Georgetown Road.
  • Quick access to Gate 9
  • RV and Tent Camping
  • Suggested 21 and over
LOT 4 - SOLD OUT RACE DAY
  • Located at the corner of 25th and Georgetown Road
  • RV and Tent Camping
  • 30A and 50A Electric Upgrade Available
LOT 4A Premium - SOLD OUT RACE DAY
  • Located on Georgetown Road just north of Gate 9A
  • RV Parking
  • 30A and 50A Electric Upgrade Available
LOT 7 (NORTH 40) - SOLD OUT RACE DAY
  • Located inside the facility through Gate 10 off of 30th Street
  • Limited Free Daily Parking, no overnight parking or camping is permitted
West Lots

Accessible from the west via Crawfordsville Road

LOT 2 - SOLD OUT RACE DAY
  • Located on Georgetown Road across from Gate 6
  • RV, Tent Camping, and Daily Parking
  • Shower facilities
LOT 6 - SOLD OUT RACE DAY
  • Located off Meyers Drive
  • RV Camping
  • 30A and 50A Electric Upgrade Available.
LOT 8 - SOLD OUT RACE DAY
  • Located on Georgetown Road, north from Gate 7
  • Daily parking only, no overnight parking or camping is permitted.
LOT 9 - SOLD OUT RACE DAY
  • Located off Georgetown Road, north of 20th Street
  • Daily parking only, no overnight parking or camping is permitted.
Infield Lots
Turn 3 (Infield) - SOLD OUT RACE DAY
  • Front-row parking spaces are available now.
  • General parking spaces are available now.
  • Limited free parking (First-Come, First-Serve) Excluding Race Day and Miller Lite Carb Day.
  • No overnight parking or camping is permitted.
  • No public motor home or RV parking.
Turn 4 (Infield) - SOLD OUT RACE DAY
  • General parking spaces are available now.
  • No overnight parking or camping is permitted.
  • No public motor home or RV parking.
5th & Hulman (Infield) - SOLD OUT RACE DAY
  • General parking spaces are available now.
  • No overnight parking or camping is permitted.
  • No public motor home or RV parking.
South Lots

Accessible via 10th Street Crawfordsville Rd, and 16th Street

LOT 3 Grass - SOLD OUT RACE DAY
  • Located on 16th Street
  • RV, Tent Camping, and Daily Parking
  • Family oriented atmosphere
LOT 3 Pavement - SOLD OUT RACE DAY
  • Located on 16th Street
  • RV Camping
  • 30A and 50A Electric Upgrades Available
Main Gate - SOLD OUT RACE DAY
  • Located on 16th Street, both east and west of Polco Street
  • Daily parking, no overnight parking or camping is permitted