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.
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.Watch video
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.Watch video
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.
Where to tailgate
APEX CampingLocated between Turn 3 and Turn 4, APEX Camping puts you right on top of the track and gives you an incredible view of all the action. If you want to party all throughout the race, then you can’t beat APEX.
Brookfest AcresBrooklyn Acres is the perfect place to camp out before the race with family and friends. The beautiful “Irish Hills” present a pleasant atmosphere and you’ll be only a short walk from all of the race weekend action.
Brooklyn TrailsThose of you who want a National Parkesque experience will want to book a spot in the Brooklyn Trails campsite. Here you’ll be able to enjoy the beauty of the surrounding area as well as the party atmosphere that goes along with camping at a NASCAR race.
InfieldPut yourself in the heart of the action by camping in the infield. Infield camping is a great way to get the most out of your race day experience, so don’t miss your chance to take in the race from the infield.
Graves FarmGraves Farm offers the perfect family camping experience as you’ll find everything you need here for a good time including a playground, showers, and tram service. You can even bring your dog.
M-50 CreeksideThose of you looking for a wild party atmosphere will find it at M-50 Creekside. M-50 Creekside is home to “Nightcap” where you’ll be able to take part in a Spring Break type atmosphere and see live music.
Tree FarmTree Farm is another family friendly campsite, so if you’re bringing the family, then reserve your spot in the Tree Farm campsite. Like Graves Farm, dogs are allowed in the Tree Farm campsite as well.
Turn Two RetreatLocated just outside Turn 2, Turn Two Retreat puts you right near all of the race weekend action.
Parking LotsIf you’re not looking to camp before the race, you’ll still find plenty of space to set up your tailgate in the parking lots. Just break out the grills, coolers, and tents for an excellent day of tailgating fun at the Michigan International Speedway.