Directions to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is located at 4790 W. 16th St., Indianapolis, IN 46222. There are multiple ways of reaching the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. IMS features entrances and exits across all directions around the facility.

Driving Routes

To help Indianapolis Motor Speedway guests determine the best driving routes to parking locations nearest to their seats, the track has been divided into three color zones. The north end of the track is the red zone, the western portion of the facility is green, while the south end being orange zone.

There is a roundabout located at 16th Street and Crawfordsville Road. Guests cannot access Georgetown Road from 16th Street or Crawfordsville Road because it does not connect to the roundabout.

Zone Street
25th Street
16th Street
Crawfordsville Road
Important Indy 500 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

Race Day Shuttle Service

Ride with the official shuttle services to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Race Day. This service provided for the Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400 Race Days provide round-trip shuttles to IMS from two Indianapolis parking locations. View Transportation Map

For more information and to purchase shuttle tickets visit for details. Learn More

Stay Up To Date With Traffic Information
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ADA Access

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway offers multiple parking lots around the facility to guests with disabilities. View ADA Options In order to park in these areas, please ensure you have an authorized state-issued sticker, placard or license plate along with the person the pass is issued to. Law enforcement officers will be present to ensure that the person the pass is issued to is present in the vehicle.

All accessible Race Day Parking spaces are for purchase and require verification. To purchase ADA Tickets and Parking or for questions regarding ADA, please contact the IMS Ticket Office at 317-492-6700 or Learn more about ADA parking at IMS.

Parking Map