What to eat and drink at the IMS for the 2022 Indianapolis 500


Mainstays like nets, dogs and sodas are all over the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but racing fans will find new items to feed on on the track, like a new breakfast and plenty of frozen cocktails pre-packaged on site.

Breakfast and coffee corner

Founders Grounds Coffee Co., which opened at Speedway on Main Street last summer, offers its mochas ($6-$7), fruit-flavored teas ($4-$5), paninis ($6 -$9), donuts ($2-$3.50) and huge squares of just-baked coffee cake $95) at a store on the track near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum.

It’s ready for early risers, opening at 7 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 5 a.m. on race day. (Door 2)

Pick up and go

Sandwiches ($9), salads ($8-$9), fruit, yogurt and dessert cups ($6), and snacks are available at a large take-out market that only accepts credit cards. credit or Apple or Google Pay.

The market also offers cold drinks, including tons of hard sodas ($8.50), Crown Royal canned drinks ($12), and frozen vodka cocktails ($6-$10).

Self-service payment terminals are available for those who want completely contactless experiences. (Gasoline Alley)

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Frozen yogurt and beef brisket

Other foods available include:

  • Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, new to the runway and serving vanilla, chocolate, strawberry and pineapple treats ($6). (Locations everywhere)
  • The Smokey Blue BBQ Truck sells pulled pork and brisket sandwiches. (Door Square 9)
  • Ardy’s skewers. (Tower 1, Tower 4, Pagoda Square)
  • Bull Grill burgers and pineapple bowls. (Lap 1, Lap 4)
  • Java House Coffee, which debuted on the track in 2021, returns to serve Island Mango Tea and Java House cold brew. (Pagoda Square)

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Eat on the next level

Clubs and suites will have access to higher food and beverage menus and new chef-prepared dishes.

At the Hulman Club, patrons can opt for lobster rolls, blackened chicken sandwiches, Robert Irvine smoked sausages, or soft-shell crab po’boys. Those at booth 38 can order pork tenderloin and crispy pork tenderloin strips served with fries.

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Concessions at the establishment, whose food operations are managed by Chicago-based Levy, are cashless. There are cash card ATMs in places around the track.

Contact IndyStar reporter Cheryl V. Jackson at [email protected] or 317-444-6264. Follow her on Twitter: @cherylvjackson.


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