Don't miss your chance to witness "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" on May 24 during the 2015 Indy 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The defending champion for the 99th Indy 500 will be Ryan Hunter-Reay, who beat three-time winner Hélio Castroneves last year by a fraction of a second in the final lap. With the win, Hunter-Reay became the race's first American-born champion since 2006. Other recent Indy 500 winners include Tony Kanaan (2013), Dario Franchitti (2012, 2010, 2007), and the late Dan Wheldon (2011).
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Seating Information
From the NE Vista to the SE Vista, there are several seating options throughout Indianapolis Motor Speedway. While the entire Infield provides general admission only access, fans interested in reserved seating can choose between potential available options in the North Vista, NW Vista and Deck, Paddock, Paddock Penthouses, SW Vista and Deck, South Vista, and SE Vista Deck, Tower, Pit Road, South Terrace, A-J Stands, and A-E Stand Penthouses. For the VIP treatment, browse through options in the Hulman Terrace, Tower, and Gasoline Alley Suites.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway General Information
Attendees are allowed to bring food and beverages in a cooler into the event as long as it is smaller than 18" x 18" x 14." Coolers and bags will be subject to search upon entry. Other prohibited items include weapons and firearms, fireworks, and glass containers. Guests may take a camera monopod or tripod inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as long as it does not disturb other guests. Indy 500 tailgating is permitted in Lots 7 (North 40), 1B, 1C, 2, 3 (Grass), and Inside Turn 3.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Parking Information
There are four different zones (Red, Orange, Yellow, and Green) which all contain multiple parking lots and areas for fans that plan on driving to the Indy 500. All lots will require a fee for access which will vary in price. If you want to leave the driving to the racers, there is a shuttle service system as well as a staff-monitored bike parking lot for fans traveling to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway via bicycle.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Gate Times
Although these times may change on the day of the event, the gates are scheduled to open at 6 a.m. local time followed by several events leading up to the 99th Indy 500, which is set to begin at 12 p.m. local time.
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