Indianapolis Motor Speedway prepares for National Championship Runoffs

Posted: 3:23 PM, Sep 22, 2017
Updated: 2017-09-22 19:24:22Z

SPEEDWAY, Ind. -- Nearly 1,000 racers are making their way to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first ever National Championship Runoffs.

Cars will drive on a 19-lap on a 15-turn, 2.592-mile road course including portions of the track previously used by the Formula One World Championship and the Verizon IndyCar Series Grad Prix of Indianapolis.

Four days of qualifying begins on September 25, followed by three days of racing on September 28 through October 1.

Runoffs spectator tickets can be purchased through the  Speedway’s website

Infield camping is SOLD OUT. Email to be added to the waiting list.

The Runoffs were named by Car and Driver magazine as one of the Top 10 racing events in the world.

This marks the 54th year for the Runoffs.

The Sports Car Club of America is a 67,500-member motorsports organization that incorporates all facets of autocross, rally and road racing at both club and professional levels.