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Military members & veterans can get a free Indy 500 ticket

Posted: 2:51 PM, May 18, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-20 08:46:57-04
Florida Georgia Line Fest canceled, IMS track schedule changed due to weather

INDIANAPOLIS — Active military members and veterans can get tickets to Month of May events at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from Indianapolis 500 sponsored by Gainbridge's parent company Group1001.

Group1001 will give away up to 5,000 tickets for active military members and veterans to attend events in May at IMS, according to a press release from IMS.

Tickets are still available and can be requested online until May 22.

"We're thrilled to welcome a large active-duty and veteran audience to the Racing Capital of the World over Memorial Day weekend," Indianapolis Motor Speedway President J. Douglas Boles said in the press release. "We're thankful to Group1001 for providing a fitting Race Weekend experience for thousands of our brave military heroes."

The program is in association with Wish For Our Heroes.