2018 Ride Guide: Indianapolis’ biggest race

May 22, 2018 / Indianapolis

Ready. Set. Ride.

One of the world’s biggest single-day sporting events returns to Speedway, Indiana, on Sunday, May 27. Whether you’re headed to the racetrack for the action or you’re kicking back to watch the race from home, you can focus on every thrilling lap when you request a ride (or food delivery!) with Uber. Read on for tips that’ll help you navigate the festivities—regardless of what your plans are.

Event schedule

Friday, May 25: Concerts

  • Gates open: 2pm
  • Concerts start: 3:30pm
  • Gates close: 6pm
Saturday, May 26: Concerts

  • Gates open: 1pm
  • Concerts start: 3:30pm
  • Gates close: 6pm
Sunday, May 27: Race Day

  • Gates open: 6am
  • Race start: 12:19pm
  • Race end: ~3pm
  • Gates close: 5pm

Getting to and from Sunday’s race with Uber

New to Uber? Sign up using promo code INDY18 prior to requesting your first ride to get $15 off your first ride of $15 or more. Offer good through 8/2/18. Cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts.

Uber pickup area at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

When you’re ready to head home, exit Indianapolis Motor Speedway via Gate 1 and request a ride* at the Uber Pickup Zone on Gilman St.

*Your price includes a $3 special event surcharge. This surcharge helps ensure a reliable pickup experience. The surcharge does not go to the event or event sponsors.

Gate check policy at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

During racing weekend, certain items will be prohibited at the racetrack. Any coolers must be no larger than 18″ x 14” x 14″. Selfie sticks and glass containers are not allowed. You can view the racetrack’s full gate check policy here.


Hosting a watch party at home?

With Uber Eats, you can enjoy race day action from the comfort of home with food delivered right to your doorstep. Local favorites like Scotty's Dawghouse and Indy All Night are sure to satisfy your watch party cravings.

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