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Indianapolis Motor Speedway
4790 W. 16th Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46222
Tickets: (317) 492-6700
Handicap Seats - (317) 492-6700
1-800-822-4639

IndyCar Series
4565 W. 16th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46222
Phone: (317) 492-6526 / 1-800-822-4639
Fax: (317) 492-6525

Indy Speedway Museum  (317) 492-6784
Tours are handled through the museum

Indy Speedway Giftshop   (317) 492-6760

Brickyard Crossing  Golf Course
Official Speedway Web Sites
Dallara       Makes Indycar Chassis
Honda         Makes Indycar Engines
Chevrolet   Makes Indycar Engines

Firestone   Makes Indycar Tires

Pirelli          Makes F1 Tires
Race Car Manufacturers
IndyCar Tracks
Conversion Chart:
1    mile   =  1.61
1.5 mile   =  2.4 kilometer
2    mile  =  3.22 kilometer
2.5 mile  =  4.02 kilometer
2 mile D-shaped Oval NASCAR in Fontana CA
1.5 mile oval - Nascar
1/2 mile oval - Nascar
1.5 mile oval - Nascar
1.5 mile oval
3.427 mile road course in Austin Texas
1.25 mile oval - Nascar
2.5 mile tri-oval - Nascar
3/4 mile tri-oval - Nascar
1.25 mile - IndyCar, Nascar Truck
1.5 mile oval - Nascar
1.5 mile oval
1.5 mile oval
1.5 mile D oval - Nascar
2.4 mile road course in Lakeville CT - IMSA
1.5 mile oval in Charlotte NC - Nascar
2.238 mile in Monterey CA - Indy Lights
1/2 mile in Virginia - Nascar
3/4 oval - Nationwise
2 mile oval
1 mile oval
1.3 mile
1 mile oval in Pennsylvania
1 mile oval - Nascar
2.75 mile 13 turn road course in Louisiana
1 mile oval in Arizona - Nascar
1 mile oval near Colorado Springs
2.5 mile oval in Pennsylvania - Nascar
0.75 mile oval
4 mile course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin - IMSA
2.54 mile road course in Georgia - IMSA
3.74 mile road course in central Florida - IMSA
2.6 mile oval in Alabama - Nascar
3.27 mile road course near North Carolina - IMSA
3.4 mile road course in upstate New York
Other Race Courses
ARCA  ......................................Stock cars
ASCS .......................................American Sprint Car Series.
Asian F3 ................................. Open-wheel
British F3 ................................ Open-wheel
FIA  .......................................... F1, F3000, GT, Touring car, etc
Super Formula  ....................... formerly Formula Nippon
Formula Two ........................... Euro Open-wheel  (FIA)
Formula Three ........................ Euro Open-wheel
GP2 ......................................... Euro Open-wheel
Grand-Am ............................... Road Racing
Historic Trans-Am
IHRA .........................................Hot Rodders
IMSA ...................................... Tudor United SportsCar
IndyCar  ................................... IndyCar
Indy Lights Series ...................Indycar feeder series
MotoGP ...................................Super Bikes
NASCAR .................................Stock cars & Trucks
NHRA .......................................Drag Racers
Red Bull .....................................  Air Race
ROC  .........................................Race of Champions
SCCA .......................................Sports Car Club of America
SVRA  .....................................Sportscar Vintage Racing Assoc.
SOD ..........................................Sprints On Dirt
USAC   ......................................Silvercrown, Sprints, Midgets
World of Outlaws  ................... Sprints and Late models on dirt
Race Sanctioning Bodies
500Festival.com - Organizes various 500 Race events in
Indianapolis, such as the '500 Parade'.
Autoweek - IndyCar news
Disciple of IndyCar Blog  
The Gordon Pipers - Scottish Bagpipe band that always
marches around the Speedway during race season.
IndyCarBuzz - conglomerates IndyCar headlines found all over
the web.
IndyCar Nation - Official web site for IndyCar fans
IndyCar UK - British fan site
Johnson's Indy 500 - If you are looking to find the finishing
order in the 1950 Indy 500, or how much they won, this is the
place to go. This great site offers a fantastic amount of
statistics on those who compete at the the Indy Speedway.
Indy Pace Cars
The Open Wheel - IndyCar news from around the web
Trackforum.com - discuss IRL and F1 topics with other fans.
Indiana Short Tracks
IndyCar Sites
Sam Schmidt - Racing to Recovery - help find a cure for spinal injuries
Robbie Buhl - Racing For Kids - help sick kids through motorsports
Team Joey - Donate Legos to Indy's children with cancer
Racers At Rest - This project places gravestones for racers who died at the track and don't have a marker.
The Yellow Party - Party downtown to benefit cancer research from Ryan Hunter-Reay and DHL.
Trauma Pit Crew - Help the wound care department at Methodist Hospital
USAC Benevolent Foundation - provides aid and assistance to auto racing participants and their families who sustain injury
Charity is Greatest
All Series News
Autosport - European  Racing, requires subscription
Beyond the Flag - News on Nascar, Indycar, F1, etc
Catchfence - Stock car and IndyCar  news
Crash.net - MotoGP, WSBK, BSB, Road Racing, WRC, BTCC.
ESPN Racing
Fox Sports - American Racing Television
GP Hub  - Open wheel news and photos
Insider Racing News - Nascar news
Jayski - Nascar rumors
MotoGPMatters - MotoGP news
Motorsport.com -  news and photos different series
Motorsport Magazine - British site - F1, MotoGP, Formula E, etc
National Speed Sports News   - news
PaddockTalk
The Pit Lane   Teams & Results for the ARCA stock car series
Motor Racing Network - NASCAR stuff
Racer - Race news
Racing Reference  - Race Results for various series
Thats Racin - mainly Nascar news from Charlotte Observer
TJ Slideways - Sprint car news and photos from around the country.
USA Today - Motor Sports - national newspaper's race coverage.
BBC Motorsport  ..... British F1 News
F1 Racing ...............  British F1 Magazine
F1 Weekly ................. Podcast
Grand Prix.com  .........F1 encylopedia
Planet F1 ................... New, results and photos
F1 Technical ............... Technical News
F1 Fanatic ................... Basic Info and Photos
F1 Fansite  ................. F1 News, photos, videos
Formula 1 News
International Motor Press Association - automotive
journalists and public relations professionals.
Racing History
Auto Racing History ........Articles and statistics.
Bronco's Pitstop .............Open-wheel photos and stories from a guy in Wisconsin
Car and Driver ................ 100 Most Interesting Facts and Milestones
Champ Car Stats ............ Race results going back to 1905
Coastal 181 ..................... Seller of Racing books, click on "Photo Of The Day" for tons of old race photos with captions.
Eddie Rickenbacker ...... Biography of 2nd owner of Indy Speedway
F1 Art & Genius  ............. Photos of old race cars.
First Super Speedway...... Photos, stories and videos of pre-1920 racing in America.
Grand Prix History ............ Information and pictures on the greatest drivers, places and events.
Historic Grand Prix .......... Car club for 1966-1983 F1 cars.
International Hall of Fame  Driver biographies
Jalopy Journal .................... Long thread posting of old car news and photos from 1894-1944
Louis Chevrolet .................. Great old photos or Louis and his racing cars at the turn of the 20th century.
Mercedes-Benz at Indy .... History of Mercedes-Benz at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The Miller/Offenhauser Historical Society
Motorsports Hall of Fame
Motorsports Memorial .......Data on driver fatalities.
Old Racing Cars ............... Varied info on Indy, F1, F2, and more.  Racers and races. Especially  1960s-70s.
Pioneers of American Motorcycle Racing .. 1900-1930 era boardt rack racing info & pics
Sandcastle V.I  ...................Dan Gurney, Eagles, Chaparrals, Ferrari
Tam's Old Race Car Site .. Contains photos of old race cars from the 1960 era.
Writer Organizations
Indy Chapter of SCCA - (Sports Car Club of America)
Worthy Mention & Miscellaneous
500 Festival ..........A not-for-profit organization which sponsors many race related events in Indianapolis in May.
Chili Bowl  .............Big midget race in Tulsa in the middle of winter. Race is held inside and attracts a few big names.
Concours Dates ........... Information about all the Concours d'Elegance car shows around the country.
Dirtbike & Speedway Racing - Photos from Indiana motorcycle events.
Dan Gurney's All American Racers
The Dirt Track Channel   ...USAC Sprint cars
edesign - Artist specializes in Indy car art.
F1 Art & Genius  ............. Photos of old race cars.
Flatsixes .......... Article and photos of Porsche's 1980 attempt to compete in the Indy 500
Formula One Art & Genius - A nice F1 page. Good for the person new to F1. Current statistics & history. Many Photos.
GridSport - Indianapolis based store for race gear
Indy Region SCCA
Indy Racing Experience - Drive or Take a Ride in an IndyCar!
My Favorite Cars of Indy
Rapid Racing - Indianapolis go-kart seller
Safe Is Fast - Major race drivers get a say on safety with help for new drivers.
Spotter Guides ..... Photos of all the cars on the grid for various series: F1, IMSA, WEC,  Porsche GT3, Le Mans, etc
RACING LINKS
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Track Length

1.8 mile   14 turn
1 mile
2.38 mile 17 turn
1.97 mile 11 turn
2.4 mile 14 turn
2.5 mile
2.1 mile    13 turn
1.5 mile
0.9 mile
2.5 mile
1.72 mile  11 turn
2.26 mile  13 turn
2 mile
4.048 mile 14 turn
3.4 mile     11 turn
1.25 mile
City         State                

St. Petersburg Florida
Phoenix, Arizona
Birmingham Alabama
Long Beach California
Indianapolis Indiana
Indianapolis Indiana
Detroit Michigan
Fort Worth Texas
Newton Iowa
Pocono Pennsylvania
Toronto Canada
Lexington Ohio
Sonoma California
Elkhart Lake, WI
upstate NY
Madison IL
Course Type

Street Circuit
Oval
Road Course
Street Circuit
Road Course
Oval
Road Course
Oval D-shape
Tri-Oval
Tri-Oval
Street Circuit
Road Course
Road Course
Road Course
Road Course
Oval
Track                                     

Street circuit
Phoenix Raceway
Barber Motorsports Park
Street circuit
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Belle Isle
Texas Motor Speedway
Iowa Speedway
Pocono Raceway
Street circuit
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
Sonoma Raceway
Road America
Watkins Glen International
Gateway Motorsports Park
Race Car Museums
INDIANA CAR MUSEUMS:
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum - Over 120 cars housed in the art deco Auburn Plant in Auburn IN
Dream Car Museum - Over 60 exotic and vintage cars.  Located in Evansville IN
Early Ford V-8 Museum - Located in Auburn IN
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum  -  Approximately 75 vehicles are on display at all times.
Hostetler’s Hudson Auto Museum - Located in Shipshewana IN
Kokomo Automotive Museum - Over 100 antique cars in Kokomo IN
Model T Ford Museum - In Richmond IN
National Auto & Truck Museum - Emphasis on post WWII cars.  Located in Auburn IN
Ray Skillman Classic Cars - Giant showroom filled with great muscle cars - that you can buy! Located in Greenwood IN
Studebaker National Museum - Located in South Bend IN

OTHER CAR MUSEUMS:
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum  - in Alabama, has over 1200 vintage and modern motorcycles and racecars.
Cité de l'Automobile  -  in Mulhouse France ,showcases 400 classic, prestige and racing cars.
Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing  - in Ocala, FL, Nearly all of "Big Daddy's" Swamp Rat dragsters are here.
Donington Grand Prix Collection  -  in Derby, England, over 130 exhibits of Formula One cars.
Eastern Museum of Motor Racing  -  in Mechanicsburg Pa.
Gillmore Car Museum - Located in Hickory Hills MI
Hartung's Automotive Museum - Private museum with more than 100 antique autos.  Located in Glenview IL
Justice Private Automotive Collection  - in Duarte CA, history of the Justice Brothers and American racing.
Miami Auto Museum -
North East Motor Sports Museum - to be built at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Penske Racing Museum  -  in Phoenix, collection includes many IndyCars
Porsche Museum  -  in Stuttgart Germany
Smith Collection Museum of American Speed  -  in Lincoln NE, Exotic Racing Engines & Vintage Speed Equipment.
Shelby American Collection  -  in Boulder CO
Simeone Automotive Museum  -  in Philadelphia, has over 60 rare racing sports cars.
Unser Racing Museum  - in Albuquerque, Indycars and Pikes Peak cars.
Volo Antique Auto Museum - 30-acre museum with over 300 vehicles. Located in Volo IL
Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum  - L.A. County Fairplex - nearly 50 race vehicles at the Grand Opening in '98
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum - In NE Indiana, exhibits over 120 cars ranging from 1894 to 1999. Big auction.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum  -  Approximately 75 vehicles are on display at all times.
National Auto & Truck Museum - Also located in Auburn, A museum within a museum, features toy and model cars
and trucks ranging in age from 1894 to the present.  
Ray Skillman Classic Cars - Indy car dealer has hundreds of mint muscle cars on display AND for sale!
Studebaker National Museum - in South Bend,  has 120 vehicles in the collection.
Indiana Car Museums
Anderson Speedway      1/2 mile paved oval        40 miles NE of Indy
Anglola Speedway          3/8 mile paved oval      175 miles NE of Indy
Baer Field                        3/8 mile paved oval      125 miles NE of Indy
Ben Hur Raceway           1/4 mile clay oval            45 miles NW of Indy
Bloomington Speedway  1/4 mile clay oval          50 miles south of Indy
Gas City Speedway        1/4 mile clay oval          75 miles NE of Indy
Indiana State Fairgrounds  1-mile dirt oval           in Indianapolis
Kokomo Speedway         1/4 mile dirt oval           55 miles north of Indy
Lawerenceburg Speedway   1/4 mile clay oval   100 miles south of Indy
Lincoln Park Speedway   5/16 mile dirt oval        45 miles west of Indy
Lucas Oil Raceway           2/3 mile paved oval      11 miles west of Indy
Paragon Speedway         3/8 mile dirt oval           30 miles south of Indy.
Plymouth Speedway        3/8 mile paved oval    140 miles north of Indy
Salem Speedway            1/2 mile paved oval     100 mile south of Indy
Speedrome                      1/5 mile paved oval              in Indianapolis
Terre Haute Action          1/2 mile dirt oval            76 miles west of Indy
Twin Cities Raceway       3/8 mile dirt oval           75 miles south of Indy
Winchester Speedway    1/2 mile paved oval      92 miles east of Indy


Putnam Park                    1.8 mile road course     48 miles west of Indy

Lucas Oil Raceway          Drag Strip                   11 miles west of Indy
Where NHRA US Nationals are held
3 mile road course near Imola Italy
2.656 mile road course in Mexico City - Formula 1
5.411 Km road course in Sakhir Saudia Arabia- Formula 1
3.7 mile Street course in Azerbaijan - Formula 1
5.4 Km road course in Czech Republic - MotoGP - aka the Masaryk Circuit
Previously Mosport - 2.5 mile road course in Ontario Canada
2.892 mile road course in Spain - F!, MotoGP
8.5 mile road course in Le Mans France - 24 Hours of Le Mans
2.71 mile road course in Montreal Canada - F1
2.82 mile road course in Germany - F1
2.7 mile road course in Hungary - F1
2.677 mile road course in Brazil F1 circuit
3.375 mile road course in Saudia Arabia - MotoGP
3.15 mile Street Circuit -  F1 Night Race
5.3 Km - road course at Albert Park - F1
2.6-mile road course in San Marino Italy - MotoGP
2 mile street course with tunnel in Monaco - F1
2.98 mile road course and 1.5 mile oval in Japan - MotoGP
3.32 mile road course in Spain - MotoGP
3.6 mile road course in Italy - F1
2.5 mile road course in Canada
3.259 mile road course - MotoGP
2.74 mile road course in France
3.2 mile road course in Germany
2.762 mile road course in Australia - MotoGP
4.3 Km F1 Circuit in Spielberg Austria (formally Österreichring)
2.281 mile road course in Germany - MotoGP
3.45 mile road course in Malaysia - F1 & MotoGP
3.66 mile road course in England -  F1
3.6 mile road course in Russia - F1
4.352 mile road course in Francorchamps Belgium - F1
3.6 mile road course in Japan - F1
3 mile road course in Argentina - MotoGP
2.824 mile road course in Netherlands - MotoGP
2.517 mile road course in Valencia Spain
3.451 mile road course in Abu Dhabi - F1
AMERICA
FOREIGN
Mazda Road to Indy - Ladder system to IndyCar
USF 2000 - Step 1 on Ladder to IndyCar
Pro Mazda - Step 2 on Ladder to IndyCar
Indy LIghts - Step 3 on Ladder to IndyCar
IndyCar Ministry - providing chaplains to teams
TSO Ladder &
TrackSide Online - Live news for for Mazda Road to Indy
Firestone Racing - IndyCar news
Verizon Inside IndyCar - Apps to follow IndyCar on smart phones.