Parking & Camping

Parking at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Parking is available throughout many lots located at and around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Available on many different surfaces such as pavement, grass, gravel and dirt, there are plenty of locations to choose from that are near your seating location. Make sure to reserve your parking early as these lots go fast!

Parking Map
Daily Parking & Tailgating

Daily parking and tailgating can be purchased in the following lots:

  • Lot 1A
  • Lot 8
  • Lot 1B
  • Lot 7 (North 40)

Grilling is allowed in the daily parking and tailgating areas on small portable grills. No dumping of charcoal or ashes is allowed.

Portable shelters (i.e. E-Z Up shelters) no larger than 10 feet by 10 feet are allowed in designated daily parking and tailgating lots. They must be set up behind the vehicle, not taking another parking spot or hindering vehicle or pedestrian travel areas. Shelters must be secured to the vehicle.

All shelters must be put away by the race starting time on Race Day in Lot 1B.

IMS Museum Shuttle

IMS Museum tickets will be on sale in the Midway near Gate 9 during the Red Bull Air Race on Oct. 14-15, and a round-trip shuttle bus will be available between the Air Race grandstand area and Museum. Shuttle riders must have tickets for the Air Race and Museum.

Parking Zones


  • Located on Georgetown Road, between Gate 9 and Gate 9A
  • $20 Paid Auto Parking


  • Located on Georgetown Road, south of 30th street.
  • Daily parking only, no overnight parking or camping is permitted.
  • Free parking available before 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday Only
  • $20 Paid Auto Parking after 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday

LOT 7 (NORTH 40)

  • Located inside the facility through Gate 10 off of 30th Street
  • $20 Paid Auto Parking


  • Located on Georgetown Road, north from Gate 7
  • Daily parking only, no overnight parking or camping is permitted.
  • $40 Sunday, $50 2-day permit (Saturday and Sunday)