Prohibited Items

The following items are prohibited through Indianapolis Motor Speedway gates:

  • Aerosol cans.
  • Animals (except service animals providing assistance to an individual with a disability).
  • Coolers larger than 18" x 14" x 14".
  • Drones and similar remote controlled devices.
  • Fireworks and flares.
  • Flagpoles.
  • Glass containers.
  • Golf carts.
  • Illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia.
  • Lasers of any kind.
  • Roller blades, skateboards, skates, hover boards and scooters.
  • Sampling or flyers of any kind.
  • Scaffolding or platforms.
  • Selfie sticks.
  • Stickers.
  • Weapons of any type, including knives, firearms and ammunition.
  • Any other items not mentioned that may pose a safety hazard or diminish the enjoyment of the event by other guests.
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Permitted Items

The following items are permitted through Indianapolis Motor Speedway gates:

  • Audio and video recording equipment.
  • Binoculars, scanners and cameras.
  • Camelbacks.
  • Camera stands (tripods, monopods) as long as they do not cause a safety hazard or obstruct the view of others.
  • Carts and wagons. The use of carts and wagons may be restricted in some areas.
  • Coolers no larger than 18”x14”x14”, coolers may be hard or soft sided.
  • Flags as long as they do not obstruct the view of others.
  • Food and beverages.
  • Mobility aids used by guests with disabilities. Guests are responsible for securing unattended wheelchairs and scooters. IMS reserves the right to prohibit any device based on size or other considerations.
  • Strollers, lawn chairs and folding camping chairs.
  • Umbrellas as long as they do not obstruct the view of others. The umbrella’s user takes sole responsibility for the safe use of the umbrella.
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Smoking Policy

Smoking, including the use of electronic cigarettes, vaporizers or similar products will not be permitted in IMS grandstands. Fans wishing to smoke may do so twenty feet away from buildings and seating entrances. Smoking is allowed in the IMS infield.

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Garage Area Access

Guests entering the garage areas must adhere to the following policies before entering the garages.

  • No smoking.
  • No alcoholic beverages.
  • No coolers.
  • All bags must be searched prior to entering the garage area.
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