Go karting added to IMS Fan Midway


INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — The Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Thursday the Fan Midway is getting some exciting additions for the Month of May.

One of the most anticipated attractions in go karting in the infield. IMS is teaming up with Speedway Indoor Karting to offer fans an opportunity to race go karts around a track in the infield.

Speedway Indoor Karting is a nearby karting facility owned by IndyCar driver Sarah Fisher.

Karting will cost $5 per ride, and you must be at least 14 years old to participate. Up to six drivers will be allowed to simultaneously race on the track.

Other attractions include flight simulators for fans to get a glimpse of what it's like flying F-16C Fighting Falcon jets. The U.S. Air Force will be on hand with virtual reality headsets to show fans the capabilities of the jets flown by the Thunderbirds.

Other interactive, virtual reality displays will improve the fan experience at the track.

Besides the karting, all additions to the Fan Midway are free.

Activities are open May 11-12 during the INDYCAR Grand Prix, and May 18-20 and May 25-27 during the 102nd Indianapolis 500.

To see a complete list of fan experiences the midway will offer, click here.