We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Indy Racing Experience

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Review Highlights
Indy ride with a real Indy driver

I did this and I got to ride with Mario Andretti. It was on my bucket list and I will never forget... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
ACoastalVisitor
,
Indianapolis, Indiana
Number 1 on my Bucket List!

The Indy 500 is the only race that I have watched faithfully since the 1960s. So, it was a dream... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Randy Y
,
Long Island, New York
Read all 75 reviews
45
All photos (45)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“bucket list”(12 reviews)
“racing fan”(6 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
36°
21°
Dec
32°
17°
Jan
37°
21°
Feb
Contact
2 Gasoline Aly, Indianapolis, IN 46222-3963
Website
+1 317-243-7171
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Indianapolis
from $63.00
More Info
from $32.49
More Info
Reviews (75)
Filter reviews
68 results
Traveler rating
57
9
1
1
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
57
9
1
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews bucket list mario andretti racing fan pit area professional driver pit crew amazing experience father's day mph laps race ride track cars excitement fans event
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 68 reviews
Reviewed October 28, 2018

I did this and I got to ride with Mario Andretti. It was on my bucket list and I will never forget it. 180 MPH+ for 3 laps around the world famous Indy 500 oval with Mario!!! What more could a race fan ask for?!!...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ACoastalVisitor
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We were a group of 7 senior citizens and really enjoyed this museum. We were disappointed that on the weekend that we were there, there was a Red Bull plane event and the bus tour of the actual track was not in operation and we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mary j
Reviewed July 24, 2018

The Indy 500 is the only race that I have watched faithfully since the 1960s. So, it was a dream come true when my family gave me the opportunity of a lifetime - to drive an Indy Car at the Speedway. It's too bad that...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Randy Y
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

This was truly a once in a lifetime amazing experience. We purchased the groupon and worked with Shonda. Great shout out to Shonda for helping us out. They give you a fire suit and helmet and all equipment. The driver was amazing. We took pics...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank geminilady69
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

The entire staff were incredible. From registration to fitting to the pit crew and of course the amazing driver. I lost my earring back and the put crew found it for me. Thank you!!!! You all made the experience exceptional and I truly appreciate each...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cindylouhoo81
Reviewed June 7, 2018

A must see experience, and I'm not even a racing fan. Not only is the race fun, the surrounding neighborhood turns into a black party a few days before. Pros: price, people, coolers are allowed in, the museum in the middle of the track Cons:...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank comfieslippers
Reviewed June 6, 2018

The race is great! Unbelievable speeds! The crowd was huge, loud, and proud of their favorite drivers!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank juniorsluckyone
Reviewed June 4, 2018

My husband wanted to go the Indy500 since forever... we finally did it. Boy was it hot! Be prepared for prolonged heat/sun exposure. I felt they crammed too many people in on each row for seating. You can rent a cushioned seat with a back...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lori L
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

This is a huge event 400,000 but go early inside. Then stay in shade. It was hot humid on my day in 2018. The toilets were not too crowded. If it’s hot be careful do not sit and drink beer like some folks. Lots of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Susan J
Reviewed May 9, 2018

This is the most exciting activity in Indianapolis. If you live here or just visiting, you need to check this out.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank real_stimpster
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 188 nearby hotels
Wingate by Wyndham Indianapolis Airport-Rockville Rd
1,332 reviews
1.39 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Indianapolis Airport
858 reviews
1.45 miles away
Motel 6 Indianapolis - Airport
92 reviews
1.54 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Indianapolis W - Airport Area
349 reviews
1.57 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,602 nearby restaurants
The Tamale Place
395 reviews
.74 miles away
Grindstone Charley's
122 reviews
.87 miles away
Piezanos Pizza
8 reviews
.96 miles away
Wendy's
5 reviews
.89 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 372 nearby attractions
Daredevil Brewing Company
31 reviews
1.30 miles away
Dallara IndyCar Factory
72 reviews
1.34 miles away
Speedway Indoor Karting
27 reviews
1.24 miles away
Indy 500
165 reviews
2.16 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Indy Racing Experience staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines