GENERAL INFORMATION

ACCOMODATIONS
Please visit the Jefferson Parish Convention and Visitor Bureau for more information on experiencing the area.

ADA SEATING
Handicapped and companion seating is located in the front portion of every grandstand. These seats are on hold at the box office and can be purchased by calling 800.514.ETIX at any time.

ADDRESS
NOLA Motorsports Park is located at
11075 Nicolle Boulevard Avondale, LA 70094

ATM
Bank machines are located in several areas within the venue.

AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS
Official autograph sessions happen throughout the weekend. Times and locations will be posted as the event draws nearer.

BOX OFFICES
There is a box office selling tickets on-site prior to the event at the NOLA Motorsports Park Arrive & Drive Karting Center.  11075 Nicolle Boulevard, Avondale LA 70094. HOURS:  M-F  3pm – 9pm / S-S  10am – 9pm.   Tickets can be purchased at any time by going online at www.GPofNOLA.com or by calling 800.514.ETIX

CAMPING – OFF SITE (SEE ALSO RV CLUB)
There are multiple campgrounds close to the race venue.

West KOA Kampground 14 Miles neworleanskoa@bellsouth.net 504.467.1792
Three Oaks & A Pine 5 Miles threeoaksrv@gmail.com 504.779.5757
French Quarter RV 16 Miles Jocelyn@RQRV.com 504.586.3000
Cypress Lane RV Park 14 Miles fbcrovetto@yahoo.com 504.952.5135

CHILDREN/JUNIOR TICKETS
Tickets are available for children 12 and under. Please note that policies are different for General Admission and Reserved Grandstands. For General admission and all junior tickets with the exception of reserved grandstand seats, children 5 and under are free with a ticketed adult (1 per ticketed adult) Children 6-12 may enter on a junior rate ticket. In Reserved Grandstand seating, children 2 and under are free with a ticketed adult when seated on an adults lap or a ticket is required. Children 3-12 may enter on a junior ticket.

CONCESSIONS
Food/Beverage concession stands are located throughout the venue for your convenience. These areas are noted on the event map.

COURSE DIRECTION
Cars run in a clockwise direction beginning at the start/finish line on the front straight.

EXHIBITORS
Interested in being an exhibitor at the 2015 Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana? Please follow THIS LINK to our exhibitor form.

FAMILY FUN ZONE
The Family Fun Zone will incorporate a series of activities designed to provide fun for all ages.

FIRST AID
On race weekend, medical technicians will be on-site at the event medical center.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE POLICY
There will be a wide variety of food and beverage available for guests at concession stands throughout the venue. Outside food and beverage will not be allowed into the venue, with the exception of one 20 oz. or smaller unopened, non-alcoholic beverage per guest, or food or drink necessary for infants or medical purposes.

GRANDSTANDS
There are 6 grandstands in the venue. Friday all guests with admission to the event can sample seating from any or every seat in the house. Grandstands are open seating on Friday and reserved seating on Saturday and Sunday.

Upper rows:
Grandstands 1-4: Rows 9-20
Grandstands 5,7: Rows 9-21

Lower Rows:
Grandstands 1-7: Rows 1-8 and Handicapped/Companion Seating

Locations:
Grandstand 1 Front Straight, on the end closest to pit out and turn 1
Grandstand 2 Front Straight, to the right of stand 1
Grandstand 3 Front Straight, to the right of stand 2, closer to turn 13
Grandstand 4 Front Straight, on the end, closest to pit in and turn 13
Grandstand 5 Turn 12, on the end closest to hospitality and turn 13
Grandstand 7 Turn 12, on the end, closest to turn 11 and GA viewing section

INDYCAR FAN VILLAGE
The Family Fun Zone will include the IndyCar Fan Village where fans can enjoy interactive IndyCar and product displays, live Q&As with drivers from the IndyCar Series and support series. Check the upcoming event schedule for dates and times of autograph sessions.  Please check the event map for final location.

INFORMATION BOOTHS
General information, visitor guides, maps, schedules and directions are dispensed from different booths/desks spread out around the venue. These locations also serve as lost and found and missing persons centers with radio communication between each location. Assistance for persons with disabilities will be provided by Accessibility Ambassadors and event guides will be distributed here.

LOST AND FOUND
Lost items should be turned in at any of the Guest Services/Information Booths located around the venue. Radio communication between booths will be used to check for lost items that might be turned in to the different locations.  Children and parents that become separated should be directed to any of the on-site Guest Services/Information Booths. Lost children are kept at a booth for approximately 30 minutes prior to calling the authorities.

MAP
For a map of the event, please CLICK HERE.

MEDIA CENTER
The New Orleans Advocate Media Center is located on the 2nd Level of the Speed Shop. Proper credentials are required to enter. To apply for a weekend media credential, please fill out our media application HERE.

MERCHANDISE AND SOUVENIRS
Official Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana souvenirs and merchandise will be available at multiple locations.

PADDOCK
What is a paddock? The paddock is the mobile garage where all the teams work on the race cars throughout the weekend. A paddock pass will get you in to see the most talented IndyCar engineers, mechanics and team support staff work on the race cars throughout race weekend.  A paddock pass is required for admission to the IndyCar paddock, support series paddocks are open to all ticket-holders.

PARKING  –  There is NO Public Parking available on-site at NOLA Motorsports Park for event weekend.

Public parking for the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana, held at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, LA, will be off-site at the LaPalco Boulevard Neutral Ground, Segnette Field, and the Avondale Shipyard (Saturday and Sunday only).

Parking will cost $20 per car per day (CASH ONLY) and includes free bus shuttle transportation to and from NOLA Motorsports Park with service from 7:30am until 8:00pm. Separate shuttles will be running from Harrah’s Casino to and from the track for $5 round-trip (CASH ONLY) with service from 7:00am until 7:00pm. Taxi drop-off and ADA parking will be at Segnette Field, where an ADA Accessible shuttle will be available.

Access to the event site is restricted to credentialed vehicles only at all times. Access to Nicolle Boulevard will be limited to credentialed vehicles only, during certain times during the event weekend. Certain items are prohibited inside the event. For more information and updates, please visit the Event Information page.

Public Parking and Shuttle System:

Public attending the event have the option of parking at the following locations:

  • Lapalco Neutral Ground 7:30a to 8:00p Friday -Sunday  – $20/car per day CASH ONLY
  • Avondale Shipyard 7:30a to 8:00p Saturday & Sunday ONLY – $20/car per day CASH ONLY
  • Segnette Field 7:30a to 8:00p Friday-­‐Sunday  – $20/car per day CASH ONLY
    ~ Preferred ADA parking, Taxi-­‐drop off, & Public Parking 
  • Harrah’s Hotel & Casino  7a to 7p Friday-­‐Sunday  – $5/person CASH ONLY round-­‐trip

Public parking guests will receive a reminder card to remind them what their parking location is.

#PERMISSION GRANTED
Permission granted is the New Orleans way of saying “what happens here, stays here!”. It’s the thought that no one person or no one thing can hold you back from having the experiences you want to have. You are allowed to have fun. You are allowed to go out and adventure the city. You are allowed to try new things (like check out a first time professional IndyCar racing event at NOLA Motorsports Park!). You have permission to be you!

POLICIES
All items brought onto the venue grounds and into the grandstands will be inspected. Storage for prohibited items will not be allowed or provided at entry gates or any security area. Please consult the fan guide before attending for the most up-to-date information.  NOLA Motorsports Park is a smoke free facility.

The following is a list of items that can/cannot enter the gate. It is not intended to be a complete list, but a guideline.

YES Sunscreen
YES Personal Cameras
YES Personal
Video Recorders
YES Ponchos
YES Seat Cushions
YES Small Bags (purse, diaper bag, camera bag) no larger than 12” x 12” x 12”
YES Small umbrella – not for use in grandstand
YES Baby Strollers
YES Food/drink necessary for medical purposes or infants/young children

NO Alcoholic beverages, cans, glass bottles or containers
NO Beach balls, Frisbees or other projectiles
NO Bicycles, skateboards, skates, rollerblades or wagons
NO Chairs, Lawn Furniture, Large Umbrellas
NO Coolers or containers larger than 12” x 12” x 12”
NO Fireworks, Noisemakers, or illegal substances
NO Weapons or firearms or any kind
NO Pets (with the exception of disability assistance animals
NO Scaffolding, tents, EZ/Ups
NO Stickers

RESTROOMS
Portable restroom facilities are located around the venue as well as permanent facilities in the event center for suite holders. Each facility is marked on the event map

RV CLUB PARKING & TICKETS PACKAGE
RV PACKAGE: $1,500.00 – Tickets on sale from January 28, 2015 3:00PM to April 9, 2015 10:00AM

Package Includes:
(1) 20’ x 60’ RV parking space for Friday, April 10 – Sunday, April 12
(12) 3-day General Admission Tickets and (12) Weekend Paddock Passes
(1) Parking pass for tow vehicle in a separate designated parking area
Load in: Thursday, 4/9 – 10:00am – 2pm
Load out: Sunday, 4/12 – 8:00pm –
Click Here for RV Club Regulations

SAFE ZONE
See Info Booths.   These safe zones are secure locations for a child or family member who is lost to help reconnect with their group. If you have lost a child or a parent, please go to this area to re-connect.

SAFETY
Your safety is our priority at these events. Please always pay attention to your surroundings. If you see something that looks out of the ordinary, find someone in an event shirt and let us know.

SCHEDULE – Click Here for Complete Racing Schedule
There are SIX series participating: Verizon IndyCar Series, Mazda Road to Indy (Pro Mazda, USF2000), IMSA (Porsche GT3, Prototype Lites), SCCA (Mazda MX-5).
Friday:
o INDYCAR Practice
o Support Series Practice
Saturday:
o INDYCAR Practice & Qualifying
o Support Series Qualifying and 5 Races
Sunday:
o INDYCAR Warm-Up & Race
o Support Series 5 Races

SUITES
The Andretti Club is located on the ground level of the event center. Luxury corporate suites with outdoor balconies are located on the 2nd level of the Event center. Corporate hospitality is located between turns 12 and 13. If you are interested in corporate hospitality or suites, please contact Nicole Shackelford at Nicole.Shackelford@andrettisportsmarketing.com.

TAXES and FEES
State and Parish taxes are 8.75%. Ticket fees vary based on the price of tickets.

TELEVISION
The 2015 Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana will be televised. A TV Schedule will be released soon.

TICKETS
All ticket types will provide the ability to re-enter the track. Each guest will be required to keep their ticket or wristband on (if applicable). Proper re-entry procedures will be posted at the gate. CLICK HERE to download a pricing sheet or HERE to purchase tickets. Ticket pricing and options are subject to change at any time.

TICKET REFUNDS
All ticket sales are final. No refunds, credits, returns or exchanges. Unlawful resale or attempted resale of a ticket is grounds for seizure and cancellation without compensation.

TRANSPORTATION
Official transportation services for the event are provided by Limousine Livery.  Click Here For More Information.

VIP HOSPITALITY
Please see SUITES

VENDORS
Interested in being a vendor at the 2015 Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana? Please follow THIS LINK to our vendor form.

VOLUNTEER
We are now accepting applications for our Event Week Volunteers. Please click the link to fill out the application form.

WILL CALL
Will call will be available on site on event weekend. Tickets via mail will stop 10 days before the event. If you choose not to have your ticket delivered to you electronically after that time, your ticket can be held for you at will call.

WEBSITES
Event website: www.gpofnola.com
NOLA Motorsports Park: www.NOLAMotor.com
IndyCar: www.indycar.com
Jefferson Parish CVB: www.experiencejefferson.com