Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI — February 21, 2020
The Daytona 500 is in the books, the 2020 NASCAR season has started and it’s not too early to think about events scheduled at Michigan International Speedway this summer. Tickets to the Cup races, on-site camping to make race week a vacation destination. Special ticket packages, how about gearing up for Faster Horses with an all-star lineup of performers to make it the premier music festival in Michigan.
Racing Starts in June
Friday, June 5th, at 6 pm the ARCA drivers take to the track for the Menards Series 200 race. Future NASCAR star Hailie Deegan is scheduled to run the entire ARCA series in 2020. Her 2nd place finish at Daytona thrilled fans and she continues to look like a contender to land a NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series ride for next season. See her visit Michigan and try to take home the win on the 2-mile oval.
The LTi Printing 250 race for the NASCAR Xfinity Series runs Saturday, June 6th. Three guys from the series, Cole Custer, Tyler Reddick, and Christopher Bell moved to the Cup Series this year. Who will be the next young gun to earn a shot at racing on Sunday by dominating the Xfinity Series?
The FireKeepers Casino 400 showcases the Cup Series drivers first of two visits to the Speedway this summer. Great camping, affordable adult prices, special kids pricing, free parking and the ability to bring a cooler with your favorite food and beverages, MIS is the perfect way to start your summer race season. Everyone 12 and under will receive a FREE Pit/Driver Introduction pass courtesy of Henry Ford Health System!
Buy tickets online and select the seating package that appeals to your group.
Faster Horses is Bigger and Better Than Ever
Three big days of country music and camping July 17-19 is what Faster Horses is all about. Reigning ACM “Festival Of The Year” Faster Horses Festival boasts a highly-anticipated lineup for the festival’s eighth year, check out this lineup. Superstars Jason Aldean, Luke Combs and Thomas Rhett would lead the race to this year’s “Party Of The Summer.” Set to return to Brooklyn, MI.
It was also announced that Jimmie Allen, Ingrid Andress, Kelsea Ballerini, Russell Dickerson, Gone West ft. Colbie Caillat, Riley Green, HARDY, Chris Lane, Tracy Lawrence, David Lee Murphy, Jon Pardi, Carly Pearce, Mitchell Tenpenny, and DeeJay Silver will perform as part of the festival’s main stage lineup. Passes for the three-day, two-stage camping experience festival are on sale now at www.fasterhorsesfestival.com.
NASCAR Cup Series Cars and Drivers Return in August
The NASCAR Cup Series returns August 9th, with the Consumer’s Energy 400. They bring with them the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series drivers for a Saturday afternoon shootout on the big track August 8th.
Once again camping at MIS is a great way to spend a week in the beautiful Irish Hills of Michigan. A full slate of activities will keep you busy leading up to the racing weekend. Find your campground by going online at http://www.mispeedway.com/Camping-and-Hotels/Find-Your-Campground.aspx or by calling 888-905-7223.
Michigan native Erik Jones and Michigan International Speedway have partnered to create a special ticket package for the hometown driver that includes an opportunity to give back to the community.
The Erik Jones Ticket Package includes a grandstand ticket and a Pit/Paddock and Driver Introduction Pass to the FireKeepers Casino 400 on June 7. On Sunday morning, Jones will host a special question and answer session for fans who bought this package. Fans can get this ticket package starting at $89 for adults and only $45 for children. If you already have your tickets, you can add the Q&A to your order for $30.
The track will donate $10 of every ticket sold through the package back to a charity of Jones’ choice. Jones has a passion for reading books. He is dedicated to finding a reading program in Michigan that supports youth.
“I am always excited to get the opportunity to race in front of so many family and friends twice a year at Michigan International Speedway,” Jones said. “My hometown track has been a great partner and I am excited we are able to create a special ticket package. And more importantly, thanks to the track’s efforts, we will be able to make a donation to a charity in Michigan.”
The Byron, Mich. native started racing at the short tracks around the state. He is now a rising star in the NASCAR Cup Series and winner of this year’s Busch Clash at Daytona. NASCAR’s Most Entertaining Track is excited to create the Erik Jones Ticket Package to salute its hometown driver.
“It has been exciting to watch Erik race in front of his hometown fans at Michigan International Speedway and we are proud to create a ticket package for his supporters,” track President Rick Brenner said. “From his beginning on the local short tracks to the big stage of the NASCAR Cup Series, Erik continues to remember his family and friends. And we are excited to welcome those fans to watch Erik race.”
In addition, fans who purchase the June ticket package are invited to bring a book to the FireKeepers Casino 400 to donate. All those who make a book donation there are invited to enter to win a special prize from Erik Jones Racing (EJR). The winner of the EJR prize pack will receive two hot passes to the Consumers Energy 400 on Aug. 9. In addition, the winner will be hosted by EJR staff, will listen to the race on a headset, tour the garage pre-race and stand in Erik’s pit box during the race.
Tickets start at $39 for the FireKeepers Casino 400 on June 7 and the Consumers Energy 400 on Aug. 9. Fans can find the perfect campsite for their families and friends in any of the different campgrounds at the track starting at $160. Campers have the option to move into select campgrounds on Thursday of race week starting at $130. Fans can visit www.mispeedway.com or call 888-905-7223 to get the best deals.
Kids 12 and under are admitted free on Fridays and Saturdays. On Sundays, kids 12 and under tickets start at $20. Kids 12 and under can attend three days of NASCAR action for just $20, ensuring families a weekend of fun at affordable prices.
Any guest who purchases a kids 12 and under ticket to the FireKeepers Casino 400 on June 7 or the Consumers Energy 400 on Aug. 9 will automatically receive a Free Pit and Driver Introduction Pass added to their order courtesy of Henry Ford Health System.