Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When is the 2020 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring?
A: November 11-14, 2020. Gates open at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11 and will remain open 24 hours a day Wednesday through Saturday.
Q: What type of tickets does Sebring offer?
A: Sebring’s “Superticket” is 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 the gates never close and once a guest has entered the circuit they are entitled to stay until the Sunday morning following the conclusion of racing.
Q: What is Club Sebring?
A: Club Sebring is a fan hospitality premium option. Club Sebring is an enclosed suite on the second level of the pit structure that overlooks the front straight. A four-day grounds SuperTicket 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 in the Ulmann parking lot. Club Sebring tickets are very limited and always sell out before the race.
Q: What is the Luxury Lounge?
A: The Luxury Lounge is a brand-new fan hospitality premium offering for 2020. This air-conditioned chalet features elevated indoor and outdoor access, providing great views of Sebring’s famed front stretch. A four-day grounds SuperTicket is included, but unlike Club Sebring, the Luxury Lounge is open only on Friday and Saturday. The 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. Luxury Lounge tickets include parking in the Ulmann parking lot.
Q: What is the Gurney Terrace?
The Gurney Terrace is an open-air viewing area on the east end of the second level of the pit structure, overlooking IMSA pit road and the front straight. A four-day grounds SuperTicket is included with a Gurney Terrace ticket, as well as an Ulmann Straight parking pass. A Gurney Terrace ticket is required to access this area, therefore, IMSA and WEC hard cards do not allow admission onto the Gurney Terrace. 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: Will this be the final race of the 2020 IMSA season?
A: Yes. The IMSA WeatherTech Championship will be decided at Sebring.
Q: Will the season-ending IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship banquet be held in Sebring also?
A: Yes. The banquet is scheduled for Sunday, November 15 at Seven Sebring Raceway Hotel.
Q: Are the tickets I had for the scheduled March race good for the rescheduled November 11-14 race dates?
Q: Am I able to get a refund on the tickets and parking I bought for this race?
A: Cash refunds are not available. If you are unable to attend the rescheduled event in November please contact the ticket office at 800-626-RACE (7223) to request and exchange for tickets to the March 2021 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.
Q: Is the FIA WEC racing at Sebring in 2021?
A: Yes. The FIA WEC 1000 Miles of Sebring will return in March 2021.
Q: Where is Sebring International Raceway?
A: Adjacent to Sebring Regional Airport, just off Hwy. 98, three miles east of US 27. The address is 113 Midway Drive, Sebring, FL 33870.
Q: Why is it called “SuperSebring?”
A: SuperSebring is an endurance racing weekend like no other in the world. The Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts runs on Saturday and is one of the three greatest sports car endurance races in the world -- including the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Rolex 24 At Daytona. The 1000 Miles of Sebring FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) race typically runs on the Friday before, but will not be contested in 2020. Two other IMSA events -- the Alan Jay Automotive Network 120 and the IMSA Prototype Challenge round out the weekend.
Q: Why don’t you offer individual tickets for Wednesday, Thursday or Friday?
A: Sebring International Raceway is open 24 hours a day, thus when someone enters the track, they are able to stay through Saturday, making it impossible to offer individual day tickets except for Saturday.
Q: If I purchase a two-day (Friday-Saturday) ticket, when can I enter the track?
A: After 9 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 Luxury Lounge, all corporate suites and other hospitality areas.
Q: Is there an advance purchase discount?
A: Several reduced price opportunities are available, including an Early Bird Special and an advanced purchase price which is available until approximately one month before the race. Given the rescheduled event for 2020, ticket discounts and the early bird special have already ended.
Q: When are tickets mailed?
A: Tickets and passes are mailed in the order that purchases were made, and typically begin shipping in early January. For the Nov. 11-14 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, any tickets purchased beyond the originally schedule March dates will be mailed as they are ordered or left at Will Call for pickup upon arrival.
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 access do I have with a Sebring Superticket?
A: Sebring is known as the most fan-friendly circuit in the world. Your ticket provides access to all non-hospitality or restricted areas on the property. Both the IMSA and FIA WEC competitor paddocks are open to all spectators.
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). Motorhomes are $95 in advance ($105 at the gate, if available) to park in unreserved areas. 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. 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 accomodate 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, Nov. 14. 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. Shuttles from Gate 4 bring guests to the Midway, Paddock and Ulmann Parking.
Q: What facilities does Sebring have?
A: Sebring International Raceway covers nearly 400 acres and the circuit is a 3.74-mile, 17-turn course. Sebring is an “old school” circuit that does not have the level of amenities seen at modern F1 circuits. However, the circuit has premium viewing options such as Club Sebring, the Luxury Lounge, ample restrooms including showers, food and beverage vendors, fan access to all sections of the circuit and a history and tradition unmatched in North America.
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, Coors Light and Warsteiner 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 on a very limited basis.
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. All viewing mounds and general grandstands are open to all ticket holders.
Q: Are the viewing mounds and grandstands open to all spectators?
A: Yes. Please note that you can not leave chairs or umbrellas unattended on viewing mounds.
Q: Are there areas for Car Clubs?
A: Yes, several car corrals including Corvette and Porscheplatz are available through the Raceway ticket office. Tickets to the Corvette and Porscheplatz corrals include gate admission and corral parking. Visit sebringraceway.com for more information or call (800) 626-RACE (7223). Other car corrals, including BMW, Lexus and others, are often available through the specific manufacturers and their respective dealer networks, and these tickets are not sold directly through the Raceway ticket office. These are very limited and sell-out in advance.
Q: Do the FIA WEC and IMSA teams use separate pits?
A: Yes, the FIA WEC pits are located on the Ulmann Straight just past Turn 16. The IMSA 12-hour pits are located on the front straight.
Q: What else is going on at the track during race weekends?
A: Sebring has many special events for spectators, including driver autograph sessions, manufacturer displays, food vendors, historic racecar displays and live entertainment in the Party Zone on the Midway.
Q: I'm not from Florida, what is the weather normally like in November or 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: Are there ticket refunds?
A: No, we do not refund tickets under any circumstances, and in the event of a race postponement, tickets and/or credits can be used at the rescheduled event.
Q: Can I leave the track and come back in?
A: Yes, you will need to obtain a Pass Out ticket when you leave, which must be presented along with your regular ticket when returning to the track.
Q: What about access for disabled fans?
A: Sebring has a variety of parking options for disabled guests. In addition, 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 (Turn 1 side near the race track's pit road exit) 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. Three jumbo screens also show the network television broadcast. Download the IMSA and WEC apps for more ways to watch and get race information.
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: Where can I buy the souvenir program?
A: Programs are sold at the front gate and at booths around the facility. The Sebring program is considered one of the best in motorsports!
Q: What about hotel accommodations?
A: It is very 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 Sarasota/Bradenton, 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 or visit the accomodations tab at sebringraceway.com.
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 Aiport is approxiamtely 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.