This year’s Indianapolis 500 will be the premier event of the 2019 IndyCar Series and it is scheduled for 500 miles (200 laps). Known as “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing”, the one-day event can fit a capacity of 300,000 people, both seated and infield. The 2019 event marks the 103rd Indianapolis 500, as the famous competition has been running since 1911.
If the iconic race itself isn’t enough entertainment for you, then you’ll be pleased to hear that the 2019 Snake Pit (presented by Coors Light) will feature a lineup of global electronic music superstars performing with Skrillex, Alesso, Illenium, Chris Lake, and more. It all kicks off at 7 a.m. before the big event. Buy tickets or find out more here.
There are plenty of on-site amenities to help you have the most fun and comfortable experience during the 2019 Indianapolis 500. Here, you’ll find first aid and medical services, restrooms, a museum, camping facilities, and multiple food and beverage options.
View the venue map here.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 4790 W 16th St, Indianapolis, IN 46222
This year’s lineup includes 33 drivers who will all be competing for the title. These include Alexander Rossi, Marco Andretti, Marcus Ericsson, Max Chilton, Sebastien Bourdais, Josef Newgarden, and more. See the full lineup here.
If you’re thinking of visiting the 2019 Indianapolis 500 in your RV, then you’re in luck! RV parking and camping is available throughout many lots located at and around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. There are many spaces to choose from too, including surfaces such as pavement, grass, gravel and dirt. Make sure to reserve your camping spot early, as they go fast!
Whilst staying in your RV at the Indianapolis 500, you can expect useful amenities such as RV pumping and water delivery, ice sales, electric hookups, showers, firewood, and an RV repair service.
Whether you own an RV, or rent an RV through RVshare, RVing is the way to go when visiting the 2019 Indianapolis 500. Not only does it save you additional costs on hotel accommodation, but you’ll also have a cozy bed, private bathroom, and fully-stocked fridge to come back home to – all on-site at the venue!
If you don’t wish to camp in your RV at the actual event, or it’s fully-booked, then there are also other RV-accessible campgrounds and parks within the area. These include:
If you would prefer to stay in a hotel during your time at the Indianapolis 500, then there are also plenty of options within the area, covering a wide range of budgets. Our top picks include:
There are multiple ways of reaching the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, as the venue features entrances and exits across all directions around the facility. The IMS advises that driving routes will differ, as guests must first determine the parking locations nearest to their seats. To view a map of the location, as well as find out more information regarding the best route for your seating arrangement, visit the website.
You can also receive driving directions to the venue from any location by visiting Google Maps.
Taxis will arrive and return from the track and pick-up will be located at the corner of Polco St. and 10th St. Taxi stands are also located outside of the following downtown hotels:
Directions from the Airport
If you’re flying into the region, the closest major airport is the Indianapolis International Airport (IND). It is 16 minutes from downtown Indianapolis off I-70 via Exit 68.
The event offers many different parking options, including auto parking, RV and camper parking, motorcycle parking, and ADA parking. Parking lots include North Lots, South Lots, Infield Lots, and West Lots. Attendees should first determine where they will be seated for the event, in order to work out the closest and most accessible parking lot. You can purchase parking or find out more here.
To purchase ADA tickets and parking, or for questions regarding ADA, please contact the IMS Ticket Office at (800) 822-INDY (4639), or locally at (317) 492-6700. Alternatively, you can email email@example.com.
All tickets and 2019 Indianapolis 500 packages can be purchased online. For full details and pricing, click here
At RVshare, we love helping people merge their love for famous sporting events with the desire to travel and spend time with loved ones. Staying in an RV for the 2019 Indianapolis 500 doesn’t just allow you to enjoy your travels to the region as you soak up the famous sights, but also turns your trip into one that you will never forget!
Regardless of whether you choose to visit the 2019 Indianapolis 500 in an RV rental from us or use other accommodations, we’d love to see pictures of your trip! Send us photos at firstname.lastname@example.org, and tag us on social media to share details and tips about your visit. Your adventures could even be featured on our blog or social media!
Check out @IndianapolisMotorSpeedway on Facebook and Instagram, and @IMS on Twitter for event updates!
Please note, this is not the official source of the event information. While we try to be as comprehensive as possible, some details may have changed since the time this article was written. Please confirm final details with the official event page.