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Address: 2 Gasoline Alley, Indianapolis, IN 46222
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Very cool and much harder than you think!

I had the opportunity to visit IRE while attending a conference. They have very cool simulators that allow you to feel like you are racing on the track! There is also a museum... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 12, 2017
Gregory L
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Miami, Fl
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Miami, Fl
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

I had the opportunity to visit IRE while attending a conference. They have very cool simulators that allow you to feel like you are racing on the track! There is also a museum that shows the history of the track. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Had an awesome time and well worth the price of admission! I think doing the road coarse was more fun because you get to hit some fast turns and hard breaking and accelerating. Conor Daly was driving the day we went, I'm guessing now that he has a full time ride that wont happen again but he was very cool... More 

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Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Took the full kiss the bricks tour including the back stage part costs a little more but worth it. The museum is staffed by well informed staff that give you the feeling they care about what they do and that you have a good experience.

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Dallesport, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We had a fabulous three days experiencing the Indy 500. It was crazy with it being the 100th running so lots of people but it was well organized so we left with happy hearts & great memories.

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Indianapolis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

The time trials prior to the 500 are a neat and inexpensive treat. It's not the full race experience by any means but has a great and fun feel to it. If you can't do the 500, stop in during time trials week.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

My daughter and son in law gave me this for my birthday. It was probably the best thing I've experienced outside of my children's birth and my marriage, you ride with a real Indy 500 race car driver my pilot was Gabby Chavez he's the 2015 indy rookie of the year and he is a awesome driver and a good... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We have attending the Indianapolis 500 for over 35 years and keep coming back because of the amazing experience. If you have never had the opportunity put it on your Bucket List, especially if you like cars and racing!

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Thank Tarfunda
Indiana
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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

We go to the race with a group of friends every other year. Beautiful place always extremely fun. The race has so much going on that weekend. Our favorite is the Snake Pit during the race.

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Columbus, Ohio
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7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We came to IMS for a victory lap. It was as I expected it. My 9 year old had the time of his life. The lap is extremely fast, was over in 1.5 min, so $60 seems a bit steep. A professional drives the car, so it's quite an experience for kids. My son is still talking about how awesome... More 

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Ham Lake, Minnesota
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

We were fortunate enough to have a behind-the-scenes tour. Got to get our photos in the winner's circle, see the press box, get on the track and kiss the bricks. Great fun for our family!!

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