Miscellaneous Q&A

Is the Festival handicap accessible?


What happens if it rains?

The Festival will go on even if there is inclement weather. Road racers are accustomed to rain. There will be no ticket refunds for weather related issues.

Can spectators meet the racers and view the cars up close?

Yes, the paddock will be open for up-close viewing and meeting the drivers and teams. For your own safety, please do not touch the cars at any time.

Do I need hearing protection?

Yes, we suggest you protect your ears from excessive engine noise. Ear plugs will be available for sale in the FanZone.

Where can I stay during the Festival?

There are many hotels in the Clear Lake/Galveston area, as well as in Houston proper. Make sure to get reservations early, as there are number of functions scheduled in the area during this time.