2015 Grand Prix of Indianapolis
If you're in love with speed and electrifying racing action, then the Grand Prix
of Indianapolis is definitely for you, as the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will once again be packed with talented drivers,
an energetic crowd and expectations of seeing a heart-pounding race. These are the top racers in the world, the drivers who
love nothing more than to whip their cars around the track and reach blistering speeds. And the fans who come to the Grand
Prix of Indianapolis love know what they're getting themselves into, namely one of the very best motorsports events that you're
going to find absolutely anywhere.
Not to be confused with the Indianapolis Grand Prix, a top-tier motorcycle event
that also goes down in Indy, this is a race that is starting to build a reputation after starting up with the first race in
2014. This is a place where you can see the very best in IndyCar as the top drivers in the world battle it out neck-and-neck
and gun it for the checkered flag. Once you're there in the middle of a nail-biter that could go either way, you'll definitely
be glad that you're not sitting anywhere else.
Grand Prix of Indianapolis Event Info
Perhaps more than
any other sport, IndyCar is a sport that simply needs to be experienced live and in person to truly appreciate it. Sure, high-def
TVs are great, in theory, but the Indianapolis Motor Speedway experience gives you a different level of experience that you
simply can't recreate through that disappointing little flatscreen in your living room. Instead, head out to the stands so
you can see all the action first-hand as the best drivers in the world gun it for the checkered flag in a race that is sure
to have plenty of unbelievable moments. Though we know that NASCAR is great too, IndyCar takes the speed to the next level,
giving fans a rip-roaring event that you'll have to see first-hand to truly appreciate.
Grand Prix of Indianapolis
Though there are plenty of other IndyCar races and events, it all culminates with exciting events
like the Grand Prix of Indianapolis. This is one of the very best races you'll find anywhere, as it brings all the best drivers
from around IndyCar together for an event that is highly anticipated around Indy each and every year. Even the DVR can't capture
the action the same way, as it's always that much more special when there isn't a pause button and a broadcaster feebly trying
to explain how amazing the atmosphere is. When you're at the edge of your seat during a race that could go either way, you'll
see for yourself why IndyCar racing remains one of the best spectator sports you're going to find anywhere.
Prix of Indianapolis History
Started in May of 2014, the Grand Prix of Indianapolis got rolling with a riveting inaugural
race, with Simon Pagenaud taking the first checkered flag in a powerful Honda built by the Sam Schmidt Motorsports. One of
the beautiful parts about this race is the best is still yet to come, as it brings all the tradition of IndyCar racing and
the great Indianapolis Speedway but also has a blank slate ahead of it. As the top drivers around IndyCar continue to come
out to participate in a race that has a quickly advancing reputation, this is one of those events you don't want to miss out
on if you love auto racing.
Grand Prix of Indianapolis Trivia
Do you know that Indianapolis Motor Speedway
can raise its capacity to 400,000?
Including infield seating, this is a venue that can bring in fans like no other racing
venue in the world, and it's even known as the having the highest capacity for any sport anywhere on the planet. Though it's
not always 400,000 people coming to the big race, regular capacity is still at an eye-popping 257,325, which is more than
double even the biggest college and pro football stadiums. With that type of scope, this is a venue that you have to see for
yourself if you want to have any chance of understanding why it's such a staple of the Indianapolis sports scene.
Prix of Indianapolis Fans
Though there are plenty of other big races and events, it all culminates with exciting events
like the Grand Prix of Indianapolis. Held in the late-spring, this is one of the very best races you'll find anywhere, as
it brings all the best drivers from around IndyCar together for an event that is highly anticipated around Indianapolis each
and every year. We all know that you can just keep up with the action on your smart phone, but you're way, way off if you
ever think you're going to come close to the atmosphere that you'll find if you're actually in the stands for all of the heart-pounding