IMS business so bad it asks fans to buy hospitality suites
Luxury hospitality at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, once reserved for large corporate clients, is available for individuals and small groups at all three IMS events in 2010.
There is a wide variety of premium individual hospitality packages for the Indianapolis 500, Brickyard 400 and Red Bull Indianapolis GP, with prices and amenities to suit everyone.
Package options can be viewed by clicking the Hospitality link at the IMS ticket site, imstix.com. For more information, call (800) 822-INDY or (317) 492-6700.
"Recognizing the need for luxury hospitality for individuals and small groups, we've created Brickyard and Gasoline Alley Clubs as premium opportunities to enhance the experience for those attending the Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400," said Chris Schwartz, IMS vice president of marketing and communications. "This is a natural extension of our successful VIP Village and Corner 9 Club that have existed for Red Bull Indianapolis GP since its inception."
For the Indianapolis 500, Brickyard Club packages are available for individuals and tables Race Day, Sunday, May 30. Among the perks are a reserved grandstand seat, access to the climate-controlled Brickyard Club, which features a full catered premium buffet, complimentary bar and closed-circuit television, a souvenir event program, a parking pass and more.
Fans can enjoy Gasoline Alley Club packages on Miller Lite Carb Day, Friday, May 28, Race Day, Sunday, May 30 or both days. The Gasoline Alley Club features suite access for an individual or a small group, pit and garage access (Miller Lite Carb Day only) and post-race garage access (Race Day). Pit and garage access is available only to guests 18 and older.
Similar Brickyard Club and Gasoline Alley packages can be purchased for the Brickyard 400 on Qualification Day, Saturday, July 24, Race Day, Sunday, July 25 or both days. While garage passes are not available during Brickyard 400 weekend, guided tours of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pits will take fans 18 and older closer to the heart of the action.
For the Red Bull Indianapolis GP, VIP Village and Corner 9 hospitality options are offered for all three days of the event, Friday, Aug. 27 through Sunday, Aug. 29, Friday only, Saturday and Sunday or Race Day only.
Packages feature exclusive premium seating, catering and beverages, parking passes and souvenir event programs. Access to the MotoGP paddock is included in all packages.