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Indy's biggest race

Tips for drivers

One of the world’s biggest single-day sporting events returns to Speedway, Indiana, on Sunday, May 27. Over 300,000 fans are expected to attend the high-octane racing action, making the spectacle a great local opportunity to earn with Uber.

Where to find ride requests

Event schedule at the racetrack

Friday, May 25

  • Concerts
    • Gates open: 2pm
    • Concert starts: 3:30pm
    • Gates close: 6pm

Saturday, May 26

  • Concerts
    • Gates open: 1pm
    • Concert starts: 3:30pm
    • Gates close: 6pm

Sunday, May 27

  • Race Day
    • Gates open: 6am
    • Staging lot opens: 11am
    • Race starts: 12:19pm
    • Race ends: ~3pm
    • Gates close: 5pm

Navigating the action

Uber dropoff and pickup zones

Click to view enlarged dropoff map

Dropping off

Please use the designated route to navigate to the rideshare dropoff zone located along Gilman St between Main and Allison Way.

  • Access Tibbs Ave from Washington St
  • Take a left on Michigan St (which turns into Cossell Rd)
  • Turn right on 10th St
  • Turn Left on Allison Way

Click to view enlarged staging map

Picking up

The pickup zone is the same as the dropoff zone and should be accessed using the same designated inbound route.

Starting around 11am, a designated staging area becomes available for post-race pickups. The staging area is accessible via Holt Rd until the final 30 laps of the race (subject to change at anytime). After that time, the staging lot may become accessible via Michigan St depending on lot availability. Please note the staging lots are open to all rideshare services and space is limited to a first come, first serve basis.

Street closures

On Sunday, May 27, the following streets will be closed or inaccessible for accessing the staging lot and dropoff/pickup zone. Please note that traffic patterns are subject to change and that local law enforcement may be monitoring the area:

  • Gasoline Alley from Cossell Rd to Rockville Rd
  • Holt Rd from W Michigan St to Rockville Rd

No stopping, standing, or parking on Main Street or any other street along the designated public transportation route, with the exception of Allison Way and Gilman Street in the Town of Speedway.

Important information

Race day identification

During the big race, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway requires all rideshare vehicles picking up or dropping off riders to display a printed Uber decal on the vehicle dash.

To ensure you can pick up riders on race day, tap the link below to download a printable version of the Uber decal.

You can also stop by the Greenlight Hub (located at 2451 N Meridian St), to pick up a decal.

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