Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I contact Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis?
A: You can reach a representative at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis by calling (317) 969-8600, or by e-mailing us at LucasOilRaceway@NHRA.com.

Q: Where is Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis?
A: Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis is located in Brownsburg, Indiana on U.S. 136, which resides in Hendricks County. Nearby towns include Avon, Plainfield and Speedway.

Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis is 15 miles from downtown Indianapolis and 20 miles from the Indianapolis International Airport.

Q: Are there showers at Lucas Oil Raceway?
A: Showers are in the white building on the driver’s left side of the drag strip near the finish line. Showers are free to use.

Q: Is camping allowed at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis during events?
A: Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis offers dry camping for the Dodge//SRT NHRA U.S. Nationals. You can purchase at the gate, or you can reserve your spot early here. For more information about camping at Lucas Oil Raceway please call the office at 317-969-8600, or visit this link.

New for 2021, free primitive camping is available for all of our oval events. Please visit an event’s respective page to purchase camping for those events.

If you are interested in camping with hook-ups, call Raceview Family Campground, (317) 852-5737. You may also visit their webpage here. Please note that Raceview Campgrounds is not affiliated with Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.

Q: How can I become an event sponsor, purchase signage, or display at Lucas Oil Raceway?
A: If you are a business owner or part of a business looking to become a partner of Lucas Oil Raceway, you can contact Alyse Aguilar at 317-969-8639 or aaguilar@NHRA.com. Lucas Oil Raceway is always looking for new sponsors and have opportunities to fit any budget.

Q: Does public transportation run to Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis?
A: Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis isn’t on a public bus line, but most taxi companies, Uber, and Lyft drivers will make runs to the track.  

Q: Are coolers allowed at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis?
A: For all oval events and the Dodge//SRT NHRA U.S. Nationals, coolers are allowed in the grandstands. They must be no bigger than 14x14x14. For all events at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, no glass containers or alcohol will be allowed – and coolers & bags are subject to search.

Q: Are pets allowed at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis during events?
A: Animals are not allowed at Lucas Oil Raceway events – except for service animals.

Q: How do I purchase tickets for events at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis?
A: For tickets for the Dodge//SRT NHRA U.S. Nationals, click here to buy online or call (800) 884-6472. For many other events on both the oval and the drag strip, tickets can be purchased online OR at the main Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis ticket plaza the day of the event.

Q: How much is parking at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis?
A: Parking prices vary per event. For many oval events, there is free parking available. For the Dodge//SRT NHRA U.S. Nationals, parking is $10 per day.

Q: Can Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis be rented for test sessions or driving club events?
A: Yes. Call our Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis race director Mike Walker at (317) 969-8664 for information on rates and availability.

Q: Does Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis offer Wi-Fi access to racers or fans?
A: At this time, there is no internet access at the facility.

Q: Does Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis sell racing fuel?
A: Yes, Sunoco Race Fuels are available for purchase at most events and select fuels are available year round at all events via a pay-at-the-pump station on the West side of the drag strip.

Q: Where is handicap parking for the Dodge//SRT NHRA U. S. Nationals?
A: Handicap parking is inside the Lucas Oil Raceway oval. There will be transportation from the handicapped parking to the grandstands.

Q: Can I bring my own golf cart/scooter to the Dodge//SRT NHRA U.S. Nationals?
A: No. Golf carts and motorized scooters must have NHRA credentials.

 Q: What radio station can I listen to the race on?
A: 87.9 FM


Hotels

Comfort Suites 
500 W. Northfield Dr.
Brownsburg, IN 46112
317-852-2000
WEBPAGE

Contact Hotels of Avon for Lodging Needs!

Whether you are visiting for the Carb Night Classic in May or the Allgaier Performance Parts Fall Brawl in October, Hotels of Avon’s Comfort Inn, Fairfield Inn, or Hampton Inn will serve as a great place to stay after a day at the track!

Information on each partner hotel and a link to booking can be found below.

Comfort Inn Avon
8229 E US Hwy 36
Avon, IN 46123
(317) 204-2100

Fairfield Inn Avon
119 Angelina Way
Avon, IN 46123
(317) 271-9200

Hampton Inn Avon
193 Angelina Way
Avon, IN 46123
(317) 224-2900


Gate Policy

At Lucas Oil Raceway our main goal is to provide you with a safe and enjoyable day at our track. Please take a minute to read over our drag strip gate policies so you can prepare in advance for what is permitted and prohibited. If you have any additional questions please check out our FAQ section or contact us at 317-969-8600. Thank you for helping us to provide everyone with an enjoyable experience at our track!

PERMITTED ITEMS
The following items are allowed entry into Lucas Oil Raceway as long as they meet the standards stated below:

  • Coolers no larger than 14x14x14
  • Binoculars, scanners, headsets, and cameras
  • Seat cushions and seat backs
  • Strollers are permitted through the gates but not allowed in the grandstand areas.
  • All items brought through the gates are subject to be searched.

PROHIBITED ITEMS
The following may NOT enter the admission gates or be left in or around the gate area:

  • Firearms, fireworks, sharp objects or weapons of any kind are strictly prohibited.
  • No alcohol or drugs (unless prescribed by a medical physician and medically necessary).
    • No glass containers of any kind will be permitted.
  • No bicycles, scooters, skateboards, or personal golf carts.
  • No glass containers, folding chairs, coolers larger than 14x14x14
  • No pets (unless registered aide dog)
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited and enforced in all spectator seating areas.
  • Lewd behavior and language will not be tolerated

Come Prepared!

Below are some helpful hints and tips on what to bring and what to make your visit to Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis more enjoyable.  Also review our gate policy to what is not permitted at the raceway.

Bag Chair
If you are taking in an oval race on the world famous Grass Hill in Turn 1, be sure to bring a bag chair to sit on during the event.  Please note you can’t bring a chair into the reserved seating area or any of the grandstands. 

Blanket
If you are taking in an oval race on the world famous Grass Hill in Turn 1, be sure to bring a blanket to spread it out and sit on it during the event.

Cash
While there are ATM’s for many events, it is a good idea to have cash for purchases.

Cell Phones
There are no pay phones at the facility so be sure to bring your cell phone.

Chapstick
Being in the sun and wind can take a toll on your lips so be sure to bring a stick of chapstick.

Comfortable Shoes
Many events involve walking from the parking lots to your seating section so wear comfortable shoes to get to the grandstands.

Earplugs
Protect your hearing during the event.

Food
You are able to bring in food and snacks with you into the events.

Parking Information
Enter the facility off of U.S. Highway 136 and you will be directed to our parking lots.  For most events parking in the facility parking lots is the shortest walk to your seats.

Sharpie and Autograph Book
For many events there are autograph sessions that takes place prior to the race, so be sure to bring a sharpie and autograph book to get autographs from your favorite drivers.

Sunscreen
Protect yourself from the summer rays!

Sweatshirts
Temperatures cool off quickly when the sun goes down so be sure to bring an extra layer of clothes to ward off a chill.