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A NASCAR weekend at the Michigan International Speedway presents you with a weekend full of partying, camping, and all kinds of entertainment. You’ll find a lot to do before the big race on Sunday, so come prepared to let loose and have fun during your trip to Michigan.

Those of you who don’t want to miss any of the action will want to reserve a spot at one of the eight campsites the Michigan International Speedway offers. Each campsite offers a unique blend of amenities, and you’ll find a different vibe at every site meaning no matter what kind of experience you’re looking for you’ll find it here. The Graves Farm and Tree Farm campsites are perfect for families, whereas if you want to let loose and get wild the M-50 Creekside campground is just the thing for you. There are even a handful of campsites that allow you to watch the race right from your RV.

If camping isn’t your thing, don’t worry as the tailgating rules at the Michigan International Speedway are pretty lax. All you’ll have to do is show up early and set up the grill, tent, and coolers and you’ll be in for an incredible day of tailgating. Everywhere you look you’ll see fellow tailgaters, so don’t be afraid to strike up a conversation and make some new friends.

In addition to camping and tailgating, the Michigan International Speedway offers a wide variety of pre-race entertainment. At the Michigan International Speedway, you’ll not only be able to catch your favorite drivers before the race via pit passes and driver introductions you’ll also be able to take in a free concert as well. The concert takes place on Saturday night and is one of the best parts of any NASCAR weekend. Additionally, you’ll also have the opportunity to check out a wide assortment of pre-race entertainment at the Fan Plaza.

Lastly, if you’re looking to enjoy a premium tailgating experience, then the Busch Acceleration Club is the thing for you. The Busch Acceleration Club presents you with an incredible view of all the pre-race festivities, complimentary food and drinks, and even gives you the opportunity to hear from special guests.

You can’t go wrong tailgating before a NASCAR Cup Series race at the Michigan International Speedway as there is a ton to see and do here.

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Saturday Post-Race Concert

The Saturday Post-Race Concert is a can’t miss part of attending a NASCAR race weekend at the Michigan International Speedway. Best of all the concert is free with an admission ticket to the NASCAR Cup Race on Sunday, so don’t miss the show during your trip to Michigan.

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Pit & Paddock Passes

Pit & Paddock Passes are a must if you want to get the most out of your trip to the Michigan International Speedway. The passes allow you to not only experience pit road they also give you the opportunity to sign the start/finish line and take a picture with the trophy.

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Driver Introductions

The Driver Introductions are a must-see at any NASCAR race and are even better if you have a Driver Introduction Pass, which will put your front and center for the show. You might even be able to give your favorite driver a high five.

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Busch Acceleration Club

The Busch Acceleration is the perfect place for anyone who wants to a premium pre-race experience. Here you’ll be able to watch all of the pre-race activities, while also hearing from a variety of guests. The Busch Acceleration Club also features food and drinks providing you with everything you need to enjoy the pre-race festivities.

In-Campground Entertainment

Those of you who camp at one of Michigan International Speedway campsites will be treated to a wide variety of entertainment options ranging from games to live music to ice cream trucks and much more.

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Fan Plaza

Stop by the Fan Plaza before the race to see all kinds of pre-race entertainment. At the Fan Plaza you’ll have the opportunity to race go karts, watch street performers, and do much more, so make sure to check it out.

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