What is the Indianapolis 500?

The Indianapolis 500 is held over Memorial Day weekend, which is typically the last weekend in May. It is contested as part of the Verizon IndyCar Series, the top level of American Championship Car racing, an open-wheel formula colloquially known as "Indy Car Racing". The name of the race is often shortened to Indy 500.

The event, billed as The Greatest Spectacle in Racing, is considered part of the Triple Crown of Motorsport, which comprises three of the most prestigious motorsports events in the world. The official attendance is not disclosed by Speedway management, but the permanent seating capacity is upwards of 250,000, and infield patrons raise the race-day attendance to approximately 300,000.

When is the Indianapolis 500?
May 28, 2017 and our packages start on May 26, 2017 and end on May 29, 2017, which will give you plenty of time to see the sights and restaurants Indianapolis has to offer.

Where is the Indianapolis 500 being held?
The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana.

How are the prices determined on travel packages?
Package prices vary based on single and double occupancy and the type of package you wish to select. Each package lists the items that are included in each package and prices available.

What happens if I don’t see a package that meets my needs?
Great Atlantic Sports Travel and its dedicated staff of sports travel specialists are here to help you create your ideal sporting adventure vacation. Let us build a custom sports vacation that is an exact fit for your taste, time, and budget.

I have accommodations already, am I able to purchase tickets only?
Yes!  Simply call or email us regarding which ticket you are interested in purchasing as we are more than happy to help.

I’d like to bring my child to the games, will they need a ticket as well?
Any person, regardless of age, must have a seat ticket for admittance to reserved seating areas on Race Day.