Annual Celebrate Science Indiana Science Fair & Opportunity to Experience the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., the ACS Indiana Local Section would like to invite all ACS members and their guests to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) for a multi-faceted event, featuring the Annual Celebrate Science Indiana Science Fair (STEM event for families and educators), as well as the opportunity to experience the IMS.

Tickets now available through registration

There are two different opportunities to have a racing experience with a professional race car driver in high performance sports cars (either on the Oval, or on the North Section of the Formula One Course). There will also be multiple racing-related exhibits and experiences. Food, beverages and souvenirs will be available. Register at ACS Registration starting in late-June. The ACS Indiana Local Section looks forward to seeing you there!

500 Track Lap Experience

This event provides the ticket holder a track lap in an Indy 500 Pace Car on the Indy 500 oval track with a professional race car driver, including a picture afterwards with an Indy 500 Race Car.  There will be a total of three guests and one driver per car. Ticket purchasers will receive a coupon in their registration materials. On the day of the event, redeem coupon at the IMS Speedway at Track Lap Registration Table.

Schedule – 9 – 11 a.m., 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., and 1 – 3 p.m.

Presale - 300 tickets for each time slot on ACS Registration (available late-June)

On-site – not available

Price – $30 ACS student members, $50 ACS members, $60 non-members   

Miles Ahead Road Course Experience

This event provides the ticket holder to a hot lap on the north section of the Formula 1 road course in a high performance sports car driven by a professional race car driver, with a picture afterwards with the 2013 John Cooper Works MINI Cooper Hardtop.  There will be a total of one guest and one driver per car. Ticket purchasers will receive a coupon in their registration material. On the day of the event, redeem coupon at the IMS Speedway at Track Lap Registration Table.

Sunday, September 8, 2013 – 10 a.m. – noon; 1 – 3 p.m.

Presale – 200 tickets for each time slot on ACS Registration (available late-June)

On-site – 600 tickets available at IMS

$25 members and $30 non-members

IMS Hall of Fame Museum Offer

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum, located on the grounds of the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway, is recognized as one of the most highly visible museums in the world devoted to automobiles and auto racing. In 1987, the museum and Speedway grounds were honored with the designation of National Historic Landmark.

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

Pricing – $5 

Unlimited ticket available; Also, available at IMS starting on Saturday, Sept. 7

For more information visit the Celebrate Science Indiana website.

ACS Scholars Raffle


Raffle tickets to benefit the ACS Scholars Program will be sold on Sunday, September 8 from 10 am to 2:30 pm at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS).

Prizes include:

  • Two suite tickets to the 2014 Indy 500
  • Indy racing experience (two-seater car ride)
  • Two iPads
  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
  • Danica Patrick signed memorabilia
  •  “Race to Win” book signed by Derek Daly
  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway Brick souvenir plaque

Drawing begins at 2:30 pm at the Raffle Booth in the Plaza area of the IMS. Please Note:
1. Winners do not need to be present to win
2. Pricing – $5 a ticket or 5 tickets for $20

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