Can’t decide which day to come out to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway? Well how about all of them! The Bronze Badge grants you gate admission and garage access to every day in May excluding GMR Grand Prix and Indy 500 Race Days. It also grants you access into the world famous Gasoline Alley to interact with drivers, see the cars and much more!
This is a great way for fans to be able to get closer to the drivers and see all the action at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the month. For fans that plan to be at the Speedway for multiple days, this is a great way to save money on gate admission.
Gain even more behind-the-scenes access at IMS by purchasing a Silver Badge, which adds incredible Pit Lane access to all of the great sights and sounds of Gasoline Alley. A Silver Badge will bring you even closer to your favorite drivers and the cars every day during the greatest month of the year except for Race Days. Supplies are extremely limited, so race to get your Silver Badge today!
Already Purchased Your Silver Badge?
Silver badges cannot be mailed and must be picked up by each badge recipient from our office. Pick up for Silver Badges for 2023 will start in May. Please bring a valid Photo ID with you when picking up your badge. Must be 18 years or older to participate in the Silver Badge program. For more information, please call the IMS Credentials Office at 317-492-6500. There are no refunds for the Silver badge once it is purchased.
Lost or stolen Bronze Badges or coupons cannot be replaced, and there are no refunds.
A non-transferable Bronze Badge is issued to the specific individual redeeming the coupon and is usable by that person only. If Bronze Badge(s) are mailed, please confirm that the correct individual receives his/her assigned badge number. Transferring a Bronze Badge among individuals is strictly prohibited.
What is the Junior Garage Credential?
The Junior Garage Credential provides access to the garage area for the little race fan in your life. Children from ages 9-17 are granted access to get up close and personal with their favorite drivers and teams to make memories that will last a lifetime.
Junior Garage Credentials can be purchased by calling the IMS Credential Office at 317-492-6500 to request an order form. The price of a Junior Garage Credential is $75 and the minor must be accompanied by a credentialed parent or legal guardian at all times. Must be between the ages of 9-17 years to participate in the Junior Garage Credential program. Junior Garage Credentials cannot be mailed and must be picked up from the Credentials Office. A waiver must be signed by a parent or legal guardian in the credentials office before the credential is handed out.
For more information regarding the Junior Garage Credential, please call the IMS Credential Office at 317-492-6500.
How to Purchase
Call 317-492-6500, or visit the IMS Credential Office located inside the Admin Building just outside of the of roundabout on 16th Street and Crawfordsville Road. Parent or legal guardian AND minor must both be present when picking up the minor credential and each will need to sign the required consent and liability release forms at the time of purchase.
The accompanying parent, legal guardian or adult attending with the minor will be required to show proof of a Bronze Badge purchase or credential when picking up the Junior Credential.
* A non-transferable Junior Garage Credential is issued to the specific individual redeeming the coupon and is usable by that person only. Transferring a Junior Garage Credential among individuals is strictly prohibited.
Is the Bronze Badge or Silver Badge valid on GMR Grand Prix and Indy 500 Race Day?
No. The Bronze Badge and silver badge are are not valid for gate Admission or garage/pit access on GMR Grand Prix and Indy 500 Race Days.
When can I use my Bronze Badge and Junior Garage Credential?
Bronze Badges and Junior Garage Credentials will be honored at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for gate admission and garage area access for non Race Days in May 2023, during public gate hours and as directed by IMS personnel. (Race Day tickets are required for gate admission on Race Days.) A Bronze Badge can also grant admission for a pit walk before the GMR Grand Prix.
What doesn't a Bronze Badge or Junior Garage Credential get me?
Credentials do not provide seating or parking privileges and are not valid on Race Days. Credentials will also NOT be valid for the INDYCAR race in August 2023.
Does my Bronze Badge grant me free infield parking?
No, but there is free limited parking in the Turn 3 and North 40 lots on non-Race Days that are first-come first-serve. Exclusions apply on Carb Day and Legends Day. If you wish to secure an infield parking pass, please call the Ticket Office at 317-492-6700 to purchase parking.
Do I have to be a certain age to use a Bronze Badge or Silver Badge?
Yes, 18 years of age to enter the Garage Area with a Bronze Badge and/or the pit area with a Silver Badge.
Do I have to be a certain age to use a Junior Garage Credential?
Yes, you must be 9-17 years of age to enter the Garage Area as a Junior Garage Credential holder with an accompanied credentialed parent and/or legal guardian. The junior garage credential does not grant any pit access of any kind.
Is there a dress code in Gasoline Alley?
Shirt and shoes must be worn at all times. Admittance will be denied if clothing is considered offensive, disruptive or unsuitable for any reason. The decision of management is final. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the pit or garage areas.
Will my Bronze, Silver or Junior Credential will work for the INDYCAR race at IMS in August 2023?
No, all Month of May credentials will only be honored at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for non Race Days in May 2023, during public gate hours and as directed by IMS personnel.