With the event and likely its most famous driver celebrating milestones, the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500, arguably auto racing’s greatest events, will offer its share of memories.
As such, attending the May 29 race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) is still possible.
In addition to the race’s centenary, A.J. Foyt will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first of four Indy 500 wins in a special ceremony. Foyt has also been named to drive the race’s pace car.
Race Day ticket prices start at $30. Fans can buy tickets online at www.imstix.com, by calling the IMS ticket office at (317) 492-6700, or (800) 822-INDY outside the Indianapolis area.
In Indianapolis area, tickets are available at the speedway administrative building Building at the corner of Georgetown Road and 16th Street, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) Monday-Friday.
Children 12 and under will be receive free general admission to any IMS event in 2011 when accompanied by an adult general admission ticket holder.
Tickets for groups of 20 or more also are on sale. Contact the IMS Group Sales Department at (866) 221-8775 for more information.