This year’s running of the Indianapolis 500 is the 102nd 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.
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.
The 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.
Enjoy a day at the track and witness all of the work and preparation that goes into “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”
Head to the track to find out who will lead the field of 33 on Race Day.
Kick off race weekend on the biggest Friday of the year with the final Indy 500 Practice, Indy Lights racing, Tag Heuer Pit Stop Challenge, and the Miller Lite Carb Day Concert, featuring TRAIN and Blues Traveler.
The 500 Festival embraces a very important holiday in the midst of its festivities – Memorial Day and a weekend to remember the sacrifices made by Indiana men and women who perished while serving in the armed forces.
Celebrate the history of the Indy 500 on Firestone Legends day, featuring autograph sessions, public driver meet & greets, and a performance by Grammy Award nominee, American Music Award winner and MCA Nashville breakout star Sam Hunt.
The 500 Festival Parade is one of the original events produced by the 500 Festival and has grown to be one of the signature events in the US each year. The 500 Festival Parade allows spectators to witness the pageantry and larger-than-life floats light up the streets of downtown Indianapolis. Well-known celebrities, characters, bands and floats fill the streets to celebrate the world’s largest single-day sporting event. The 33 starting drivers of the Indianapolis 500 serve as honorary grand marshals, riding in rows of three, with the winner of the pole position bringing up the rear.
The Indy Racing Experience gives you the opportunity to feel like a professional driver. In the purpose-built Dallara chassis you sit behind the driver, while the rest of its form, including the engine, is a true Verizon IndyCar Series car. Feel the force of the 180 mph racecar as you take a Victory Lap around the track.
Take an IndyCar, pace car, or shuttle tour around the iconic 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway that welcomes 300,000 visitors each May. Inside the oval is the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, housing memorabilia, trophies, and winning cars from the past century of open-wheel racing that will have your kids itching for a Matchbox car upgrade.