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What to Expect When Camping at Richmond Raceway

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One of the NASCAR Cup Series calendar’s staples is Richmond Raceway and camping in Richmond is a good time, just like at any other NASCAR Cup Series track. Here is everything to expect from NASCAR’s official camping notebook.

  • Richmond Raceway has been on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule since 1953. Originally a half-mile dirt track, it was reconfigured to its current 0.75-mile, D-shaped configuration.
  • Richmond hosts two NASCAR Cup Series races per year. In 2024, the first race was held in late March and the second in early August.
  • Fans love camping at Richmond Raceway. It’s a historic venue, and the track has something for everyone.

Amenities & Highlights

Fans who camp in Richmond can expect some of the typical camping amenities.

Select locations offer hookups with water, power, and sewer. Campground sizes range from 24×16.5 to 25×60, with a mix of paved and grass lots.

Pets are permitted at the campgrounds in addition to a rolling campground concert. Ice is available for purchase.

  • Power
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • Ice available for purchase
  • Rolling campground concert
  • Pets

Campground Details

When camping in Richmond, fans can expect less of an overnight party atmosphere than other tracks. Every campground has “Quiet time” from 1 a.m. to 7 a.m.

Fans also need to purchase two grandstand tickets per site, with the exception of Turn 3. Campers can move in as early as Tuesday of race week.


  • Camping Type
  • Full hook-up camping
  • Sizes vary by different campgrounds
  • From 24’ x 16.5’ to 25’ x 60’
  • Surfaces include grass and paved lots
  • Quiet Hours
  • Campgrounds: 1:00 AM – 7:00 AM
  • 2 grandstand tickets required per site (excluding Turn 3)
  • Entry times
  • Move-in as early as Tuesday of race week

Source: NASCAR Camping

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