15th Annual Michigan International Speedway Cares Charity Track and Toy Drive Event

Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI — December 1, 2023

Looking for something fun to do this Saturday? Fans can donate a new unwrapped toy or non-perishable food item and take a lap around MIS in their personal vehicle.

To help bring holiday joy to those in the region, Michigan International Speedway will host their 15th annual Charity Track and Toy Drive event on Saturday, December 2nd, from 9:00 am to noon. Fans are encouraged to donate a non-perishable food item or a new unwrapped toy as a donation to have the opportunity to drive around the two-mile track in their personal vehicle.

Michigan International Speedway / Lasco Press Photo

The event will support many local charitable foundations, including the Brooklyn Food Pantry, St. Mary’s of Good Counsel Parish Food Pantry, Jackson County Toys for Tots, and Lenawee County Toys for Tots.

“There’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit than with our MIS Cares Charity Track and Toy Drive,” said Michigan International Speedway President Joe Fowler. “On behalf of our entire staff at MIS, we are so grateful to have a hand in helping those in need during the holiday season. We have a very giving and thoughtful community here in the Irish Hills, and these donations will help families enjoy the holidays when they need it most.”

Michigan International Speedway Track Laps Guidelines

  • A speed limit of 65 MPH with no passing allowed will be enforced.
  • Drivers must have a valid driver’s license and be 18 years or older to drive.
  • Drivers must be properly insured and be able to show proof of insurance.
  • Burnouts are prohibited anywhere on the property.
  • Drivers are responsible for ensuring all passengers are properly restrained.
  • You must maintain the speed of your group.
  • Vehicles must stay above the yellow line.
  • Street legal passenger vehicles only. No RVs, motorcycles, or tractor-trailers.
  • For safety reasons, Michigan International Speedway officials may refuse track access at their discretion.
  • Guests can access the event via the US-12 entrance. If inclement weather prevents driving on the track, a make-up date will be scheduled in the Spring.

Christmas Light Display at the Track

Christmas Lights Display at MIS / Lasco Press Photo

Nite Lites, Michigan’s largest Christmas Light display, will be held at the track through January 7th.  The five-mile drive-thru display hours are 5:30 – 9:00 pm, Sunday – Thursday; 5:30 – 10:00 pm, Friday & Saturday.

Admission prices are $35 per car/vehicle. Limos, motorhomes, and minibuses are $50 each, while tour buses are $100.  Cash and credit cards are accepted.  For more information, go to www.nitelitesshow.com.

Michigan International Speedway’s 2024 NASCAR race weekend will be held August 16-18. It will include the ARCA Menards Series Henry Ford Health 200, NASCAR Xfinity Series Cabo Wabo® 250, and NASCAR Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400.

Fans can purchase tickets for the 2024 NASCAR race weekend at Michigan International Speedway at www.mispeedway.com.