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.

Parking Map
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 or infield credentialed parking pass must enter through Gate 2 or Gate 10.
    • 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.
  • Transportation Pick Up/Drop Off
    • 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge rideshare information is coming soon.
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

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, 2 & 3 Grass.

During practice week May 14 - May 20 parking is available in the infield. First come first served.

Race Day Parking Lots
North Lots

Accessible from the North via 30th Street and Lafayette Road and exit 38th Street from I465

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

Accessible from the west via Crawfordsville Road and exit Crawfordsville Road from I465

LOT 2
  • Located on Georgetown Road across from Gate 6
  • RV, Tent Camping, and Daily Parking
  • 30A and 50A Electric Upgrade Available.
LOT 5
  • RV, Tent Camping
  • Shower facilities
LOT 6
  • Located off Meyers Drive
  • RV Camping
  • 30A and 50A Electric Upgrade Available.
LOT 8
  • Located on Georgetown Road, north from Gate 7
  • Daily parking only, no overnight parking or camping is permitted.
LOT 9
  • Located off Georgetown Road, north of 20th Street
  • RV parking only.
Infield Lots

Accessible from 30th Street or 16th Street

Turn 3 (Infield)
  • 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 motorhome or RV parking.
Turn 4 (Infield)
  • No overnight parking or camping is permitted.
  • No public motor home or RV parking.
5th & Hulman (Infield)
  • No overnight parking or camping is permitted.
  • No public motorhome or RV parking.
South Lots

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

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