NASCAR to Use Restrictor Plates In July’s XFINITY Race at Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS – NASCAR has confirmed reports that they will use restrictor plates for July’s XFINITY Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The series announced the move on Thursday mornig. Also among those reports, are that if things go well enough for the XFINITY Series’ Lilly Diabetes 250 this year, that they will use the restrictor plates at the Brickyard 400 in 2018. 

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Brickyard 400 Schedule Scaled Back to 2-Days

INDIANAPOLIS – An exciting new schedule, race format and fan activities will deliver more NASCAR action and thrills than ever to the Brickyard 400 race weekend July 21-23 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. All on-track action for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will take place over a condensed two-day schedule, Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23. Practice and qualifying are set for Saturday, with the 24th annual Brickyard 400 at 3 p.m. (ET) Sunday. A full schedule of speed Saturday also will include qualifying and the race for…

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Juan Pablo Montoya to Run Both Indy 500 As Well as IndyCar Grand Prix in May

St. Petersburg, Fla – Juan Pablo Montoya was told last summer that Team Penske was going to be getting younger for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. They told the two-time Indianapolis 500 champion that they were going after Josef Newgarden as his replacement for next year. With the other three drivers locked in to contracts, Montoya would be the odd man out. But, Penske did offer Montoya a ride in the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500. At the time, the Colombian told the team that he was appreciative…

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Indiana Gov. Holcomb To Place Green Flag atop IMS Gate 1 Friday To Mark Start of Verizon IndyCar Series Season

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb will officially install the green flag atop the world-famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway Gate 1 at 10 a.m. Friday, March 10. The annual ceremony marks the start of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season and an important milestone in the countdown to the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. During the event, an official 101st Running milk bottle will be delivered to the governor, part of a series of deliveries leading up to Race Day. IMS traditionally displays the full array of racing flags…

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Infield Camping Available for INDYCAR Grand Prix Weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS – For the first time ever, fans can camp at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in their own campground. The previous few years, IMS has had “glamping” but that had tents and amenities already set up for the fans. Now, fans can bring their own camping gear, as IMS President Doug Boles announced on Thursday afternoon from the famed race track that fans can camp at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the INDYCAR Grand Prix race weekend this May. Spectator camping for recreational vehicles and tents will be offered inside the track…

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Advance Auto Parts Enters Multi-Year Partnership with Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS – Advance Auto Parts, a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, has signed a strategic, multi-year partnership with the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS).  The agreement designates Advance Auto Parts as the official partner of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway at events including the legendary Indianapolis 500, Brickyard 400, INDYCAR Grand Prix, Lights at the Brickyard, and more. Advance Auto Parts has more than 5,100 company-operated stores across the United States and Canada. 

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Hulman Terrace Club Seating Now Available at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS – Premium seating in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hulman Terrace Club is on-sale now for the 2017 racing season and beyond. The Hulman Terrace Club, located on the outside of the front straightaway of the famed 2.5-mile oval, features some of the best views of the track plus ADA-accessible seating for fans seeking a club option. All tickets to the Hulman Terrace Club were sold in its inaugural season in 2016. Space is limited, so fans interested in tickets should act now.  Fans who purchase reserved HTC tickets will enjoy…

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