The 2017 contract requirements have not changed from 2016. The IMS Radio Network for 2017 will require stations to carry the Indianapolis 500®, the Brickyard 400® and a minimum of three (3) Verizon IndyCar Series® races for a “no fees” basis.

If your station is unable to carry the Indianapolis 500, the Brickyard 400® and a minimum of three (3) Verizon IndyCar Series races, the Network will allow to you to carry the Indianapolis 500, the Brickyard 400® and pay the IMS Radio Network a fee of $500.00. 50% of the $500.00 payment is due at the time you fill out the agreement online or with the return of your agreement and the remaining 50% due by May 1, 2017. Fees are to be made payable to: “IMS Radio Network.”
The IMS Radio Network will offer additional support programming for the Indianapolis 500 and the Brickyard 400®.

The Radio Network will provide two (2) General Admission race tickets (no assigned seat) and 20 qualification tickets to stations carrying the Indianapolis 500® and/or the Brickyard 400®. Ticket requests are online with you contract at

The Radio Network also provides website access for promos. For affiliates carrying all of the Verizon IndyCar® Series races, the Network will offer station interviews, custom promos and other Verizon IndyCar® Series race tickets and race week promotional opportunities subject to availability.

We encourage you to go online and listen to the archived races from the 2016 season at The IMS Radio Network is looking forward to an exciting 2017 and we greatly appreciate all that our affiliates have done for us in the past.

ATTENTION PERFORMANCE RACING NETWORK (PRN) AFFILIATES: You must have a contract with the IMS Radio Network to carry NASCAR’s Brickyard 400 broadcast on July 23rd. Your PRN contract does NOT grant you permission to carry the NASCAR Sprint Cup race nor the XFINITY Series race that same weekend
(July 22-23). For permission to carry the Brickyard 400 Sprint Cup race and/or the XFINITY Series race(s) run at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, please complete this contract.

If you have any questions, please call me at (317) 523-6179 or email me at Be advised that Morgan Barbour ( is no longer with the IMS Radio Network, so please make me your primary contact. Thank you!

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