INDIANAPOLIS (July 25, 2014, via IMS Public Relations) – NASCAR drivers will hit the track for practice Friday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the 2014 edition of the Brickyard 400 draws nearer.
Here’s a look at the day’s schedule at IMS:
DAY: Chevy Day at the Brickyard (IMSA Races/NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide Practice)
8 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Public Gates Open
8:30-10 a.m. NASCAR Nationwide Series Practice
10:30-11:25 a.m. NASCAR Nationwide Series Practice
11:35 a.m.-1 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Practice
2:35-5:05 p.m. Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Race (Timed, 150 Minutes)
5:45 -8:30 p.m. Brickyard Grand Prix (TUDOR United SportsCar Championship)
Race (Timed, 165 Minutes)
Chevy Driver Autograph Sessions (all in Rick Mears and Mauri Rose rooms on Legends Row): Scheduled to appear at 8:30 a.m., Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kurt Busch, Austin Dillon. 9 a.m., Jamie McMurray, Kasey Kahne, Martin Truex Jr. All participating fans must have a wristband for each session, one autograph per person. Wristband distribution for both sessions starts at 8 a.m. in the Pagoda Plaza, with 150 wristbands available per session. All participants – adults and children – must have a wristband.
Team Chevy Driver Q&A (all on Chevy Stage north of Pagoda Plaza): 9 a.m., Kasey Kahne, Jamie McMurray, Martin Truex Jr.; 9:35 a.m., Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kurt Busch, Austin Dillon; 1 p.m., Ty Dillon; 1:15 p.m., Brendan Gaughan; 1:30 p.m., Josh Reaume; 1:45 p.m., Dylan Kwasniewski; 2 p.m., Tony Stewart; 2:15 p.m. Chad Boat.
IMSA Fan Fest: TUDOR United SportsCar Championship series and Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge racecars on display, drivers available for fan interaction, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Hulman Boulevard (back straightaway of road course).
TICKETS: $30. Children 12 and under free with adult general admission ticket-holder. Hauler Parade is free.
PUBLIC GATES OPEN: 8 a.m. (local time). Pedestrian gates open are Gates 1, 1B, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 South, 9, 10, 10A, 27.
STANDS OPEN: A Stand (as needed-Sec. 1-4), B Stand, B Penthouse (as needed-Sec. 22-25), C Stand (as needed-Sec. 15-18), E Stand, E Penthouse, H Stand (as needed-Sec. 22-24), J Stand (as needed-Sec. 1-5), North Vista Wheelchair (as needed-Sec. 21), Northwest Vista (as needed, Sec. 1-5), Northwest Vista Deck, Paddock (as needed, Sec. 9-18), Paddock Penthouse (as needed, Sec. 9-18), Southeast Vista (as needed-Sec. 1-2), Southeast Vista Deck, South Terrace, Tower Terrace (as needed, Sec. 37-40, 79-75), Tower Terrace Wheelchair, Wheelchair Accessible (Inside), Backstretch Family Mounds, Turn 2 Mounds, Turn 3 Mounds, Hulman and Shaw Viewing Mounds, 6th Street Viewing Mound.
MUSEUM HOURS: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for fans 6-15 years old, with children under 6 free. Gate admission to the Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard is not included in IMS Hall of Fame Museum admission and must be purchased separately.
2014 Kroger Super Weekend tickets
Ticket orders for the 2014 Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard can be made at www.ims.com/tickets and through the IMS Ticket Office at (317) 492-6700, or (800) 822-INDY outside the Indianapolis area, or by visiting the ticket office at the IMS Administration Building at the corner of Georgetown Road and 16th Street between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) Monday-Friday.
General admission tickets will cost $10 for Thursday, July 24, $30 for Friday, July 25, $25 for Saturday, July 26 and $30 for Sunday, July 27. A four-day Kroger Super Weekend general admission ticket is $82, a great value for the ultimate race weekend. A three-day general admission ticket (Thursday-Saturday) is $62.
Children ages 12 and under will be admitted free any of the four days of the Super Weekend at the Brickyard when accompanied by an adult with a general admission ticket.
Reserved Seats are also available on Saturday and Sunday. Prices start at $41 and include full general admission access.