Racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

“Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines!” is a much anticipated phrase here in Indy, but the racing excitement doesn’t end with the Indianapolis 500. We’ve earned our reputation as the Racing Capital of the World for year-round excitement. Follow along as we map out our favorite events.


Grand Prix of Indianapolis

May 2019

Grand PrixThe Grand Prix of Indianapolis kicks off racing for the month of May on the reconfigured, 14-turn, 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course.

103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500

May 26, 2019

Indianapolis 500

This year’s running of the Indianapolis 500 is the 103rd and will again bring together race fans from across the country - and the globe. Known as the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, the Indy 500 is where the world’s greatest open-wheel drivers race for the coveted Borg-Warner trophy. Taking place at the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the world’s largest single-day sporting event has something for everyone, from children to those who have been attending for generations. Whether you're continuing a tradition, or starting a new one, this is a race that can't be missed. 

Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard

Super Weekend at the Brickyard

2019 NASCAR action at IMS will culminate with the 26th running of the Brickyard 400 featuring the stars of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

Red Bull Air Race 

Red Bull Air Race

The Red Bull Air Race returns to IMS for the season finale, where the World Champion of the thrilling series will be crowned. Experience full-throttle aerial racing on a unique course inside the iconic IMS oval designed to push the best pilots in the world to their limits.


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