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Old 09-10-2010, 10:51 PM   #11
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Mr. Black, me and my brother in law go to Bristol every year. We meet up w/ some friends from NC, and have a great time. NASCAR fans are really friendly and helpful. You should try to get to Bristol for all 3 races in August. Prices of tickets have come down. The biggest expense is the campground.
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Old 09-10-2010, 10:59 PM   #12
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The biggest expense is the campground.
We've stayed @ a no feature motel east of MIS in Tecumseh for several years now. For what you pay for a night there (3 day minimum) you can camp for a week @ Michigan.
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Old 09-19-2010, 05:13 PM   #13
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The wife and I do Kansas and Texas every race. we live in Kansas so its close, and not to bad of a drive to Texas. I-35 is so ruff.
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Old 09-19-2010, 05:17 PM   #14
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dakota and others,

What does it usually cost to park you rig at the races? Is this controlled by each track or Nascar?


In your experiences has it always been a nice environment or totally out of control?
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Steve, I've visited the Brookfest CG (north of Turns 3 & 4) @ MIS, but haven't camped overnight (yet). It didn't seem too bad. I have been told that they close access to it @ 8 PM to keep other campers out.

About the camping rates, check the websites of the tracks for camping info. Also, around most tracks there are "independent" CGs.

From what I've read is that infield camping can be very pricy compared to camping outside the track.

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Old 01-25-2011, 03:15 PM   #16
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I went last year for the first time with 3 others to the June Michigan race. We camped in Brooklyn trail which is across from the track. We rented a motorhome for this trip. We had such a fun time with the whole experience that my wife step-son and his girlfriend are going down with the trailer this year. As a first experience doing the camping thing, we found everyone like minded in that they were there for the race and camping. Everyone was friendly with each other(no matter who your driver is). Some friendly razing. But no ignorance from anybody. And for this reason my step-son and I agreed to bring the girls with us ad it is a family atmosphere. Oh ya, by do NASCAR fans like their beer. They had competitions to see who had a bigger pile of beer cans. Also campground was nice and clean. Would recommend to anyone. Just wish they had a race in Ontario for us folks up north.

Price for camping with no connections for the weekend is $130. Nice showers and entertainment on stage. I think all campgrounds have them.

We will be there again this June.

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Old 01-25-2011, 03:33 PM   #17
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I have had the pleasure to party with 250,000 of my closest friends on the infield at Talladega, once was on the fence turn 1 all the others a couple of row away from the fence, texas outside the infield, michigan infield turn 3, and Indy infield for the 500, you do meet some interesting people at races.

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Old 01-25-2011, 05:21 PM   #18
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Big NASCAR/NHRA fan.Crewed on dirt track cars in Kansas(81 Speedway) in mid 1970's.Raced local NHRA in Denver early 90's.Attended Bush/Truck races at now defunct Pikes Peak Raceway,Cup race at Phoenix.Will be attending Daytona 500 this year.I'm to old for the party scene so I stay away from camping close to any race.
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Old 01-25-2011, 11:12 PM   #19
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NASCAR!! That's the reason we had Direct TV dish mounted on top of our TT and now moved to our 5 er. I don't want to miss a race and with Direct TV I can see it no matter where I'm parked.
I've been to the Race in Phoenix last year and then the one in Mi. at MIS and this year in Feb here in AZ again. Yes it's a sickness and I take nothing for it except lots of sun screen on my dome, ya see fast cars made my hair all fall out so that's why the sun screen....

I do enjoy NASCAR and if you want to know who I cheer on, Tony Stewart.. When I do wear a hat it's red and it has a 14 on it.
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Old 02-04-2011, 05:38 AM   #20
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Been to Dega 4 times, 3 in a friends motorhome, & last year just a day trip. Went to the February Daytona race last year. We've already purchased our tickets and campsite (Winners Walk I) for Dega in April. NASCAR is part of the reason we purchased a TT. We're lucky enough to live within 3 hours of Dega & Atlanta, so we'll be doing those races each year. There is nothing like watching a race with 300,000 of your closest redneck friends. If you're into people watching, a NASCAR race is the place to be. I agree with the others, everybody is very friendly and helpful, even those folks who pull for #18 (hee hee).
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