The 26th edition of the Brickyard takes place in early September and sets the stage for the playoffs. It’s the final event for NASCAR’s regular season championship, and sure to be an exciting weekend!
10 am, Sept. 8: Gates open
1pm, Sept. 8: Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Florida Georgia Line begins
There are many amenities to make race weekend a lot of fun for guests. Visitors are allowed to bring in one 18x14x14-inch cooler with food and beverages. There is a Lost & Found, ATMs, a First Aid station, concessions, and souvenirs. For more on what you can and can’t bring in to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, check here.
4790 W 16th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46222
NASCAR races are the perfect time to camp in an RV! Get a cozy, close view of all the action, and still have everything you need just a few steps away. There are seven RV camping options to choose from at the Indianapolis Speedway. You can find out more about RV camping at the Speedway here.
You can also camp nearby:
Whether you own a motorhome or use a rental from RVshare, RV camping is a great way to travel for a NASCAR race! You’ll be able to watch the races, then head back to your own quiet retreat, with food and other comforts of home (and your own bathroom!).
If you decide not to camp, there are plenty of hotels in the area. Many of them even offer packages for race day weekend. You can often find good deals on travel sites like Expedia or Travelocity as well.
From Chicago: Take I-90 E/I-94 E to I-94 E. Follow signs for Indiana. Take I-65 S toward Indianapolis. Merge onto I-465 S toward Indianapolis International Airport. Take exit 16A-B for US 136 W/Crawfordsville Rd. At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto 16th St.
From St. Louis: Take I-70 E to I-64 E and enter Illinois. Keep left and continue on I-55 N/I-64 E. Take exit 20A for I-70 E toward Indianapolis. Enter Indiana and stay on I-70 E. Merge onto I-465 N/I-74. Take exit 14 for 10th St. Turn right onto 10th St., then left on Polco St. Finally, make a right onto W 16th St. and head to the Speedway.
Parking permits begin at $20 for a single car on Race Day. You can find more parking options here, with options for single-day or three-day passes.
Tickets can be purchased online. There are a variety of different options, from individual tickets to fan experiences you can purchase for the weekend!
RVshare thrives on helping people plan exciting trips and make memories that will last a lifetime! Whether you’re an avid NASCAR fan or this is your first race experience, you’re sure to have a blast and create lots of great memories. Heading to the race in an RV is a wonderful, easy way to travel. Regardless of whether you visit the races in an RV rental from us or use other accommodations, we’d love to see pictures of your experience! Send us photos at [email protected], and tag us on social media to share your visit. Your adventures could be featured on our blog or social media!
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