Tickets for the 98th Indianapolis 500 and the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis will go on sale Monday, Oct. 14, as anticipation builds for a new-look Month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Tickets will go on sale at 9 a.m. (ET) for the IndyCar Series road race Saturday, May 10 and the 98th edition of the world’s most prestigious auto race Sunday, May 25.
Fans have three quick, convenient methods to buy tickets:
Online: Visit www.ims.com/tickets. Tickets are available 24 hours per day, seven days per week after the on-sale begins.
Phone: Call (800) 822-INDY or (317) 492-6700 between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday after the on-sale begins.
In Person: Visit the IMS Ticket Office at the IMS Administration Building at the corner of Georgetown Road and 16th Street between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday after the on-sale begins.
Tickets for groups of 20 or more also are available. Contact the IMS Group Sales Department at (866) 221-8775 for more information.
Information on parking and camping at IMS events is available at www.ims.com/tickets.
The new Grand Prix of Indianapolis, the first IndyCar Series road race at IMS, will jump-start the Month of May at IMS and build toward the 98th Indianapolis 500. Month of May activities will begin with IndyCar Series practice for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis Thursday, May 8 on the new-look, 14-turn, 2.434-mile IMS road course. Practice and qualifying are scheduled for Friday, May 9, with the race Saturday, May 10.
All series in the Mazda Road to Indy will compete during the event, placing a spotlight on all levels of North American open-wheel racing throughout May at the Racing Capital of the World.
The GP of Indianapolis will feature a standing start and will run clockwise.
A $5-million reconfiguration project is underway on the existing IMS road course that will transform the layout with more speed and more hard braking zones to create more passing and competitive racing. Additional spectator mounds and grandstands also will enhance the fan experience by providing more exciting vantage points to see the action in the infield section of the course.
Practice for the 98th Indianapolis 500 will open Sunday, May 11 on the 2.5-mile IMS oval.