New RV Site Offers Race Fans Great View, Venue

June 12, 2012 by   - () Comments Off on New RV Site Offers Race Fans Great View, Venue

This map shows the camping facilities at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. The newest campground is a deluxe location (No. 10) located between Turns 3 and 4. Map courtesy of

A couple hundred race fans will be living in luxury this weekend at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich.

And enjoying a close-up view of the racing, The Detroit News reported.

A deluxe 20-lot RV campsite — located from Turn 3 to Turn 4 — with an incredible view of the two-mile superspeedway was built for $1.5 million, and will be their home for the ARCA, Nationwide and NASCAR Sprint Cup events.

Several sections of bleachers were eliminated from the area of the track to accommodate the change, which also offers campers first-class service (water, electricity, picnic table, grill, two NASCAR cold garage passes and an individual fire pit). The common area also features two outdoor fire places.

“I think it’s one of the most exciting things we’ve done,” said Alisha Cottrell, director of fan services at the track. “It’s a first-class site.”

Yes, definitely first class.

The cost is $1,600, and an additional $250 per person (up to 10 per site). Each site is 20 feet by 50 feet.

Cottrell also said MIS officials are building one pit porch, looking like a pit box, as a test for campers to sit on.

“We don’t know where we will put it yet, but some lucky campers will get to check it out,” Cottrell said.

The majority of the lots are sold, with campers rolling in Thursday.



For camping information call (800) 354-1010


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