Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When is the 2021 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring?
A: March 20, 2021. Gates open at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, March 17.
Q: What other events will take place March 17-20?
A: As always, the premier event of the week will be the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring on Saturday, March 20. During the three preceding days, several other races and practice/qualifying sessions will take place. A detailed schedule will be available in Late January.
Q: When are tickets on sale?
A: Advance purchase price tickets are available through March 7. After that date, gate prices apply to all ticket sales.
Q: What type of admission ticket does Sebring offer?
A: Sebring tickets are available as a four-day (Wednesday-Saturday) two-day (Friday-Saturday) or Saturday only ticket. Other than for Saturday, individual day tickets are not available given that once a guest has entered the circuit they are entitled to stay until the Sunday morning following the conclusion of racing.
Q: Will there be access restrictions for fans in 2021?
A: Sebring International Raceway and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) are continuously monitoring the fast-changing situation regarding COVID-19 protocols. Please follow Sebring Raceway on social media for updates. It is likely protocols similar to this past November’s 12-hour race will be necessary.
Q: What are Sebring’s premium fan hospitality tickets?
A: Club Sebring is an enclosed suite on the second level of the pit structure that overlooks the front straight. A four-day grounds ticket is included, as is four days admission to the Club Sebring suite. Club Sebring is open from 8 a.m. to one hour after the day’s on-track activity, and includes an open bar, catered meals on Friday and Saturday and access to an open-air terrace providing all the sights, sounds and experiences the racing events have to offer. Club Sebring tickets include parking. Club Sebring tickets are very limited and always sell out before the race.
The Celebrity Cruises Luxury Lounge is a new premium fan hospitality offering. This indoor and outdoor chalet features elevated viewing for a great vantage point of Sebring’s famed Turn One. A four-day is included, but unlike Club Sebring, the Celebrity Cruises Luxury Lounge is open only on Friday and Saturday. The Celebrity Cruises Luxury Lounge is open from 8 a.m. until one hour after the day’s on-track activity and includes an open bar and catered meals on Friday and Saturday. Celebrity Cruises Luxury Lounge tickets include parking.
Q: What is the Gurney Terrace?
A: The Gurney Terrace is an open-air viewing area on the east end of the second level of the pit structure, overlooking pit road and the front straight. A four-day ticket is included with a Gurney Terrace ticket, as well as a parking pass. Food and beverage options are available for purchase in the Gurney Terrace, and restroom facilities are located on the ground floor of the pit structure. Multiple stairways are available to access the Gurney Terrace as is an elevator.
Q: How do I purchase tickets?
A: You can buy online at sebringraceway.com or by calling (800) 626-RACE (7223).
Q: Are Sebring tickets refundable?
A: There are no refunds. Tickets for postponed events will be accepted for the next rescheduled or regularly scheduled event.
Q: If I purchase a two-day (Friday-Saturday) ticket, when can I enter the track?
A: After 8 p.m. on Thursday.
Q: Do children need a ticket?
A: No, children 12 and under are admitted free with general admission access when accompanied by a paying adult. However, children must have the appropriate ticket for the Terrace Suites, Club Sebring, the Celebrity Cruises Luxury Lounge, all corporate suites and other hospitality areas.
Q: I am coming from outside the USA, what do I need to know about purchasing tickets?
A: We do not ship tickets outside the USA, therefore, they will be available for you to pick up at Will Call, which is located on the south end of the Raceway administration building, and when that office is closed at night, Will Call is relocated to the main gate – Gate 1.
Q: What about parking?
A: Parking is charged per vehicle, not per person. While there is a charge to park inside the circuit, your parking pass entitles you stay with your vehicle for up to four days of racing action. Prices depend on the type of vehicle you have and cars, trucks, RV and trailers are allowed. For the safety of all guests, motorcycles, bicycles and private golf carts are not permitted. Car parking passes are $50 ($60 at the gate, if available). Please note there is FREE PARKING outside Gate 4 at the track off of Carroll Shelby Road.
Q: What if I am towing a trailer or other vehicle?
A: You must purchase a parking pass for what you are towing in addition to your primary vehicle.
Q: What about camping at the track?
A: Tent camping is included as part of the ticket price. RV parking passes do not include admission. Vehicle parking passes are additional.
Q: Where can I park/camp?
A: You can reserve a trackside parking space (very limited availability) by calling (800) 626-RACE (7223). These popular spaces sell out quickly. Reserved non-trackside parking is available in the East Paddock. Unreserved parking areas are located throughout the property, and all spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking areas are identified on the track map by colored sections, and reserved spaces are also numbered, making it easier to find your space and for friends and visitors to find you. Gate admission is not included with parking passes.
Q: What size are the reserved parking spaces?
A: Reserved parking spaces are either 10- or 15-feet wide, and will accommodate most RVs with slide outs. Call (800) 626-RACE (7223) for information. Gate admission is not included with parking passes.
Q: If I purchase a reserved trackside space, can I have this same space in the future?
A: Yes, you will have first right to renew your space the following year. Gate admission is not included with parking passes.
Q: Are there water or electrical hookups available?
Q: Is there a charge to bring a tent?
Q: If I camp, how late can I stay on Sunday?
A: The track will close at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 21. All spectators must leave the facility by that time.
Q: Is there free parking outside the track?
A: Yes. Parking and camping are free outside the track (use Gate 4) off of Carroll Shelby Road.
Q: Are there showers at the track?
A: Yes, showers are located in Green Park, on the Midway and in the Paddock.
Q: Can I bring my own food and beverages?
Q: Can I cook at the track?
A: Yes, charcoal and gas grill fires are allowed (wood fires are NOT).
Q: Can I buy beer at the track?
A: Yes, our “Beverage Barn” on the Midway offers cases of Yuengling, Miller Lite and Coors Light at great prices.
Q: Can I bring a bicycle, scooter, golf cart or ATV?
A: No, those are not allowed at the facility. Golf carts can be rented by disabled guests with proper documentation.
Q: Can I bring my dog?
A: No, pets are not allowed at the track, nor would they enjoy it!
Q: What viewing options do you have?
A: Sebring International Raceway is a very flat circuit with virtually no elevation changes. The best viewing is from our viewing mounds located around the circuit, small grandstands, and from the pit structure (Gurney Terrace ticket required). Many fans walk around the circuit and watch from various locations along the circuit.
Q: Are the viewing mounds and grandstands open to all spectators?
A: Yes. Please note that you cannot leave chairs or umbrellas unattended on viewing mounds.
Q: Are there areas for Car Clubs?
A: Yes, several car corrals including Corvette and Porsche Corrals are offered, however, the Corvette Corral is sold out for 2021. Tickets to the Corvette and Porsche Corrals include gate admission and corral parking. Visit sebringraceway.com for more information or call (800) 626-RACE (7223). Other car corrals are often available through the specific manufacturers and their respective dealer networks, and these tickets are not sold directly through the Raceway ticket office.
Q: What else is going on at the track during race weekends?
A: Special events will be scheduled based upon the health protocols at that time. Follow Sebring Raceway on social media for all the latest fan opportunities during 2021.
Q: I'm not from Florida, what is the weather normally like in March?
A: While spring and fall days and nights can be hot and tropical, they can also be damp and cool. Guests are encouraged to be prepared for all types of weather, including rain, and are encouraged to bring everything including jackets, umbrellas, sun screen, hats and boots.
Q: What if it rains?
A: We race rain or shine! In case of lightning or other severe weather situations, the race will be stopped and resumed when conditions allow. In extreme weather situations, and in the unlikely event of an evacuation, guests will be instructed where to shelter by the Sebring Emergency Services team and the Highlands Country Sheriff's Office.
Q: Is there a text messaging service for emergency information?
A: Yes, text “Sebring12” to 888-777 to receive updates in case of severe weather or other emergency situations.
Q: Can I leave the track and come back in?
A: Yes, wrist bands are given to each guest as they enter the facility and this wrist band with your ticket serves as a pass out. You must have the wrist band on in order to reenter the track.
Q: What about access for disabled fans?
A: Virtually all parking and viewing areas of Sebring International Raceway are accessible by all guests. An elevator is located in the pit structure for guests seeking access to suites and terraces. The Green Park bridge (the Gateway To Green Park) also has convenient lifts on both sides of the bridge to asset pedestrians crossing the track.
Q: Are there medical facilities at the track?
A: Yes, there is an AdventHealth quick care facility located on the Midway (far east end of Midway Drive) and the AdventHealth Medical Center is located east of the pit structure in the Alan Jay Paddock.
Q: Is there wireless access at the track?
A: There is currently no Wi-Fi access for spectators.
Q: Is there a radio broadcast of the race?
A: Yes, the race can be heard on local radio station WWOJ 99.1 FM or on the Raceway's own 100.7 FM frequency. Jumbo screens also show the network television broadcast and the track feed. Download the IMSA app for more ways to watch and get race information.
Q: What about hotel accommodations?
A: It is often difficult to find hotel rooms within 60 miles of Sebring as they are usually booked far in advance. If you don’t mind the drive, we suggest hotels in Winter Haven, Lake Wales or Okeechobee, all slightly more than an hour away. Also consider condo rentals or private home stays. Contact the Sebring Chamber of Commerce for information.
Q: What is the nearest commercial airport to Sebring?
A: Orlando, Tampa, West Palm Beach and Fort Myers airports are about two hours away. Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is approximately 90 minutes away. Miami International Airport is about a three-hour drive. Rail service is limited, although Amtrak has a station in Sebring.
Q: What else is there to see in the Sebring area?
A: Sebring offers great recreation, including golf and fishing. Highlands Hammock State Park is outstanding and downtown Sebring is a quaint and historic town center built around a circle. Sebring is also less than two hours from Walt Disney World and all Orlando attractions, and Florida's most beautiful beaches are within a two-hour drive. Go to VisitSebring.com for information on the many attractions Sebring and Highlands County offers.