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Track Build Has Begun for Music City Grand Prix

The Korean War Veterans Memorial Boulevard and bridge will be closed from 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. on July 24, 26 and 27.

The third annual Big Machine Music City Grand Prix, set for August 4 – 6, is just over two weeks away from the marquee NTT INDYCAR SERIES race day as the race circuit begins taking shape in downtown Nashville.

The build of the 2.17 mile, 11-turn course, temporary street circuit, which includes the Nissan Stadium campus and Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge as focal points, will be part of the various activities going on in preparation for the green flag Sunday, August 6, 2023, for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES race that begins at 11:30 a.m. CST.

The track build is currently underway on Korean War Veterans Memorial Boulevard and bridge that will be closed from 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. on July 24, 26 and 27.

The action-packed, three-day festival weekend features the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, along with INDY NXT, GT America, GR Cup, the Big Machine Spiked Cooler Trans Am TA2 Series, and Stadium SUPER Trucks along with some of the biggest names in entertainment.

Music City Grand Prix Road closures:


Three-day tickets and premium packages remain on sale and provide the greatest value and access to all on-track activities featuring the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and concerts each night.

Tickets for the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix are digital, and all fans must adhere to the Nissan Stadium rules and regulations, including the clear bag policy.

For a complete list of FAQs on ticketing and race weekend policies, please visit Ticket options are available at



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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.