IMS fans race into holiday shopping season

Speedway sale items (WTHR image by Anna Carrera)

SPEEDWAY, Ind. (WTHR) - Racing fans are getting a head start on holiday shopping with the IMS End of Season Sale.

The sale started at 9 a.m Saturday, with deals on items like shirts, hats and die-cast cars. People showed up well before that to try to be first in line.

The event is going on until 4 p.m. on the fourth floor of the IMS media center, which is next to the Pagoda. If you canโ€™t make it out to the track, there are also deals at

Also on Saturday, IMS is hosting a blood drive on the third floor of the Pagoda. People who donate get an autographed card from James Hinchcliffe and $5 coupon at the shop.