INDIANAPOLIS (Friday, May 19, 2023) – Information about 107th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge PPG Presents Armed Forces Qualifying Saturday, May 20 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
SCHEDULE (All times local):
8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Public Gates Open
8:30-9 a.m.: Group 1 Practice
9-9:30 a.m.: Group 2 Practice
11 a.m.- 5:50 p.m.: NTT INDYCAR SERIES Qualifying
HONORARY STARTERS: 8:30 a.m. – Colts’ Mascot Blue; 11 a.m. – President of the NBA All-Star 2024 Host Committee Mel Raines and NBA All-Star 2024 Host Committee Board Co-Chair and WNBA legend Tamika Catchings
TICKETS: General Admission tickets are $20. Children 15 and under are admitted free with paying adult. Free entry for all military personnel with a valid military ID.
PUBLIC GATES OPEN (8 a.m.-6 p.m.): Gate 1, Gate 2, Gate 3, Gate 4, Gate 6S, Gate 7, Gate 7S, Gate 9, Gate 10, and Gate 10A.
PARKING: Free parking is located in Turn 3 and Lot 7 (North 40), in the South Carousel Lot for motorcycle parking and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum Lot and Lot 7 (North 40) for ADA parking. Paid parking is $20 in Gate 1 and $10 in Main Gate, Lot 2, Lot 3G and Lot 3P. Paid ADA parking is $20 in Gate 1 and $10 in Lot 2, Lot 3P and Lot 3G. Bicycle parking is located outside Gate 1, Gate 6 and Gate 9.
CASHLESS OPERATIONS: All IMS concession stands and merchandise locations are cashless this year. Tap-to-pay phone payments will be accepted, as will credit and debit transactions. Cash-to-Card machines, which convert paper money onto a temporary debit card, will be located throughout the facility. These funds can be spent inside the venue, outside the venue, online or anywhere in the world where Mastercard/Visa debit cards are accepted. Parking and gate locations.
INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY MUSEUM HOURS: (8 a.m.-5 p.m.): The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, located inside Gate 2 of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, will be open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults, $14 for guests over the age of 62 and $8 for guests ages 6-15. Children 5 and under and Museum members are free. For fans attending the Indianapolis 500 qualification days, free Museum shuttles will run during IMS gate hours between the Museum and the corner of 6th Street and Hulman Boulevard in the Speedway’s infield. Museum guests must possess an event ticket or credential to the event days and purchase a Museum admission ticket at the Museum to visit. Visitors should park in open IMS parking lots and use the 6th Street and Hulman Blvd. shuttles to access the Museum.