Monday, July 22

Day-by-Day Schedule for Brickyard 400 2013 Super Weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Day-by-Day Schedule for Brickyard 400 2013
Super Weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

THURSDAY, July 25
On-Track Schedule
9-10:50 a.m. Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Practice
11:05-11:30 a.m. Rolex Sports Car Series GT/GX Practice
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Rolex Sports Car Series Practice (all cars)
12:30-12:55 p.m. Rolex Sports Car Series DP Practice
1:10-1:55 p.m. Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Practice
2:10-2:45 p.m. Rolex Sports Car Series Practice (all cars)
3:20-3:35 p.m. Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge ST Qualifying
3:45-4 p.m. Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge GS Qualifying
4:15-4:30 p.m. Rolex Sports Car Series GT/GX Qualifying
4:35-4:50 p.m. Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype Qualifying
Total Track Activity Time: Six hours

Off-Track Activities
•Social Media Garage: Free social media hub, driver visits, tweet-ups, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., under Tower Terrace grandstand
•Fifth Annual Hauler Parade (Free, Main Street, Speedway)
5-6 p.m.: Live Music, Main Street Stage
6 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Haulers Arrive
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Hauler Hustle 4K run/walk (Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Registration fee required to participate; visit iwant2run.com)
6:45-7:45 p.m.: Pit Stop Challenge (selected fans will perform simulated pit stops on stock cars) 
8-9 p.m.: Live Music, Main Street Stage
Note: Various NASCAR and GRAND-AM drivers and personalities will be interviewed periodically on the Main Street Stage. GRAND-AM race cars also will be on display.

Tickets
•General admission: $10. Children 12 and under admitted free with adult general admission ticket-holder.
•Super Weekend Ticket: Four-day general admission, $80. Children 12 and under admitted free with adult general admission ticket-holder.


Gates Open
8 a.m.-6 p.m.
FRIDAY, July 26
On-Track Schedule
8:30-10 a.m. NASCAR Nationwide Series Practice
10:30-11:25 a.m. NASCAR Nationwide Series Practice
11:35 a.m.-1 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice
2-4:30 p.m. Brickyard Sports Car Challenge (CTSCC) Race (Timed, 2.5 hours)
5:30-8:30 p.m. Brickyard Grand Prix (Rolex Series) Race (Timed, three hours)
Total Track Activity Time: Nine hours, 20 minutes

Off-Track Activities (Chevy Day at the Brickyard)
•Chevy Driver Autograph Sessions (all in East Chalet, Pagoda Plaza): 8:30 a.m., Jeff Burton, Ryan Newman, Juan Pablo Montoya, Jamie McMurray, Danica Patrick. 2:05 p.m., Paul Menard, Austin Dillon, Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne, Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kevin Harvick. All participating fans must have a wristband for each session, one autograph per person. Wristband distribution for both sessions starts at 8 a.m. in the Pagoda Plaza, with 125 wristbands available per session. All participants - adults and children - must have a wristband.

•Team Chevy Driver Q&A (all on Chevy Stage, Museum Lot): 10:05 a.m., Team Chevy Drivers; 1:15 p.m., Johanna Long; 1:45 p.m., Team Chevy Drivers; 4:15 p.m., Jamie McMurray; 4:30 p.m., Paul Menard.

•GRAND-AM Fan Fest: GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series and Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race cars on display, drivers available for fan interaction, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Hulman Boulevard (back straightaway of road course)

•Brickyard Sports Car Challenge Pre-Race Ceremonies: Driver introductions, command to start engines, 1:30-1:50 p.m.

•Brickyard Grand Prix Pre-Race Ceremonies: Driver introductions, patriotic songs, command to start engines,5-5:30 p.m.

•Kids Zone: Free games, bounce houses, face painting and more, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., infield

•Hero Zone: Military-themed competitions, obstacle courses and more, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., infield

•Social Media Garage: Free social media hub, driver visits, tweet-ups, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., under Tower Terrace grandstand

Tickets
•General admission: $30/Children 12 and under admitted free with adult GA ticket-holder.


Gates Open
•6:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, July 27
On-Track Schedule
9-11 a.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice
12:05-1:45 p.m. NASCAR Nationwide Series Qualifying
2:10-3:45 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying
4:30-7 p.m. Indiana 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series Race (100 laps)
Total Track Activity Time: Approximately seven hours, 45 minutes

Off-Track Activities
•NASCAR Nationwide Series Driver Autograph Session: Autographs with Travis Pastrana, Elliott Sadler and other selected Nationwide Series drivers, 10-11 a.m., East Chalet, Pagoda Plaza. All participating fans must have a wristband, with one item to be signed per driver. Wristband distribution for both sessions starts at 8 a.m. in the Pagoda Plaza, with limited availability.

•NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Driver Autograph Session: Autographs with Jimmie Johnson, Casey Mears, Clint Bowyer, Greg Biffle, noon-12:45 p.m., East Chalet, Pagoda Plaza. All participating fans must have a wristband, with one item to be signed per driver. Wristband distribution for both sessions starts at 8 a.m. in the Pagoda Plaza, with limited availability.

•Cimorelli Concert: 11 a.m., IMS Kids Zone, just north of Pagoda Plaza.

•IMS Kids Club Event: Noon-2 p.m., North Chalet 6A, Pagoda Plaza. For IMS Kids Club Members and their families only. www.ims.com/kidsclub

•Team Chevy Driver Q&A (all on Chevy Stage, Museum Lot): 1 p.m., Danica Patrick; 1:15 p.m., J.J. Yeley, Dave Blaney; 2:15 p.m., Justin Allgaier, Nelson Piquet Jr., Kyle Larson.

•Pre-Race Ceremonies: Driver introductions, military salute, patriotic songs, invocation, command to start engines, 4-4:20 p.m.

•Brickfest Music Festival (Free with admission, Pagoda Plaza Stage)
7:30-8 p.m.: The Cadillac Three
8:15-9:45 p.m.: Justin Moore

•Kids Zone: Free games, bounce houses, face painting and more, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., infield

•Hero Zone: Military-themed competitions, obstacle courses and more, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., infield

•Social Media Garage: Free social media hub, driver visits, tweet-ups, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., under Tower Terrace grandstand

Tickets

•Reserved seats: Range from $50-65.
•General admission: $25/Children 12 and under admitted free with adult general admission ticket-holder.

Gates Open
•7 a.m.-8:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, July 28
On-Track Schedule
1-4 p.m. Crown Royal Presents the "Your Hero's Name Here" 400 at the Brickyard Powered by BigMachineRecords.com
Total Track Activity Time: Approximately three hours

Off-Track Activities
•Team Chevy Driver Q&A (all on Chevy Stage, Museum Lot): 9:10 a.m., Jeff Burton, Austin Dillon; 9:30 a.m., Ryan Newman; 9:45 a.m., Juan Pablo Montoya; 10 a.m., Kevin Harvick; 10:15 a.m., Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne; 10:30 a.m., Dale Earnhardt Jr.; 10:45 a.m. - Jamie McMurray pit crew autograph session.

•Brickfest Music Festival (Free with admission, Infield Stage behind Hall of Fame Museum)
9-9:30 a.m.: The Cadillac Three
9:45-10:15 a.m.: Laura Bell Bundy
10:30-11 a.m.: Dustin Lynch
11:15-11:45 a.m.: Cassadee Pope
Note: Fans also can enjoy a zip line, pool tables, corn hole games, inflatable darts, volleyball, a huge slide, games and more in the Brickfest area.

•Track Walk: Fans who purchased Reserved Seats for Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28 can take a complimentary walk on IMS oval from 9:15-10:30 a.m.

•Brickwalk: Fans can watch drivers walk down Yard of Bricks in Pagoda Plaza to Pagoda for driver introductions, noon-12:25 p.m.

•Pre-Race Music Performances (Trackside Stage, Yard of Bricks)
Noon-12:30 p.m.: Justin Moore
12:30-1 p.m.: National anthem, Cassadee Pope; "America the Beautiful," Laura Bell Bundy

•Pre-Race Ceremonies: Driver introductions, military salute, patriotic songs, invocation, command to start engines, 12:30-1:08 p.m.

•Kids Zone: Free games, bounce houses, face painting and more, 8 a.m.-Lap 80 of race, infield

•Social Media Garage: Free social media hub, driver visits, tweet-ups, 8 a.m.-Lap 80 of race, under Tower Terrace grandstand

Tickets
•Reserved seats: Range from $40-150.
•General admission: $30/Children 12 and under admitted free with adult GA ticket-holder.

•Turn 3 Infield Public Parking: $25. Must be purchased in advance from IMS Ticket Office or www.ims.com/tickets. Parking in other IMS lots outside of track available for $20.


Gates Open
•6 a.m.-6 p.m.

IMS ONLINE

•Web: www.ims.com


•Twitter: www.twitter.com/IMS or @IMS


•Mobile app: Search for Brickyard Mobile at iTunes, the Android Market or Google Play
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2013 Kroger Super Weekend tickets: Ticket orders for the 2013 Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard can be made at www.ims.com/tickets and through the IMS Ticket Office at (317) 492-6700, or (800) 822-INDY outside the Indianapolis area, or by visiting the ticket office at the IMS Administration Building at the corner of Georgetown Road and 16th Street between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) Monday-Friday.

Images by: Chris Owens

Elizabeth J. Musgrave is a syndicated fine-living, travel columnist, freelance writer and photographer, and performing arts and restaurant critic for Gotta Go. Read Infused, her spirits, wine & beer lifestyle column, at www.GottaGo.us and www.FoodDigital.com and catch her as Indy’s Entertainment Adviser on 93 WIBC. Gotta Go is published on www.Gottago.us, www.BroadwayWorld.com, an in print. Follow her on Twitter @GottaGo, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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