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Aug 24, 2010

Road Construction Advisory For Fans Heading To The Red Bull Indianapolis GP

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010 Fans attending the Red Bull Indianapolis GP should plan their route to Indianapolis Motor Speedway around a key highway exit closure on Indianapolis' west side.

The southbound Interstate 465 exit to Crawfordsville Road (southbound Exit 16A) is closed for the remainder of 2010 as part of a major reconstruction of I-465. This traditionally has been a popular exit for fans heading to the Speedway from points north and northwest of IMS.

For 2010 Red Bull Indianapolis GP activities, fans traveling southbound on I-465 should use the 38th Street exit (Exit 17), located one mile north of Crawfordsville Road, and proceed east following signage toward the track.

The Indiana State Police advises spectators to visit its website, www.in.gov/isp, to receive information on the most direct routes to take when arriving and leaving the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Road conditions and construction updates also can be found at the site.

Free motorcycle parking is available inside IMS on the backstretch of the oval for Red Bull Indianapolis GP fans, accessible through Gate 10. Limited infield automobile parking is available for the public inside Turn 3, also accessible through Gate 10.

Parking and camping also are available in all lots outside of the track.

More motorcycle and automobile parking, camping and additional information can be found at ~www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/redbullindianapolisgp/~ and by clicking on the "Event Information" banner on the top of the page.

On Red Bull Indianapolis GP Race Day, Sunday, Aug. 29, public gates open at 7 a.m., and track activity begins with the 125cc warm-up at 8:40 a.m. For additional information, and a complete schedule of the events, visit www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com.



IMS tickets: Tickets for the 2010 Red Bull Indianapolis GP are on sale now. A new structure offers additional value and flexibility to fans attending the annual MotoGP event.

Among the highlights of the new ticket structure are lower prices and single-day reserved and general admission tickets for Race Day, Sunday, Aug. 29. Children 12 and under will be admitted free any day of the event if accompanied by an adult holding a general admission ticket.

Fans can order tickets online at www.imstix.com, call the IMS ticket office at (317) 492-6700, or (800) 822-INDY outside the Indianapolis area or visit the ticket office at the IMS Administration Building at the corner of Georgetown Road and 16th Street. Online orders can be made at any time. Hours for phone orders and the ticket office are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) Monday-Friday.

General admission tickets provide access to the grounds, viewing mounds along the infield section of the circuit and selected grandstands, which provide excellent angles to see the greatest riders in the world.

Fans can now print their tickets three-day reserved seat and Race Day-only general admission and reserved seat tickets with their printer after ordering tickets online at www.imstix.com. Tickets for groups of 20 or more also are on sale. Contact the IMS Group Sales Department at (866) 221-8775 for more information.
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