FanGrounds – FAQs

HOW CAN I PURCHASE PASSES TO THE FANGROUNDS?

Passes to the FanGrounds are available for all fans who have a race ticket to purchase.

You can choose from single day or weekend passes. Fans with tickets to just Saturday or Sunday are able to purchase single day passes for the day in which their race ticket is valid. Fans who have tickets to the entire weekend can purchase FanGrounds passes to Saturday and/or Sunday.

To purchase, fans can call 866-455-RACE (7223) or visit the “Get Your Passes” tab on the FanGrounds page on our website.

WHEN DOES THE FANGROUNDS OPEN AND CLOSE EACH DAY?

Check out the Race Weekend Schedule for FanGrounds opening and closing times each day. The schedule will be posted a few weeks prior to race weekend.

HOW DO I ACCESS THE FANGROUNDS?

Fans with a FanGrounds pass must access the infield via the Eternal Fan Pedestrian Tunnel. The tunnel is conveniently located within grandstand Gate 40 in Turn 1.

CAN I LEAVE THE FANGROUNDS AND COME BACK

Yes, fans may leave the FanGrounds and return whenever they would like. The FanGrounds stays open 1-hour post-race.

CAN I STAY IN THE FANGROUNDS DURING THE RACE?

Yes! Fans are allowed to stay in the FanGrounds during the race. All FanGrounds pass holders must have a race ticket for that day’s event.

If fans wish to go back and forth between the grandstands and the FanGrounds, they are permitted to do so as long as they have a FanGrounds pass and race ticket.

I PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED PRE-RACE PIT PASSES. DID THE FANGROUNDS PASSES REPLACE THOSE?

Yes. It replaced all Pre-Race Pit Passes, allowing access to pit road and the FanGrounds.

WHAT CAN I BRING INTO THE FANGROUNDS?

PERMITTED ITEMS

  • Cameras (no professional cameras or video devices)
  • Binoculars
  • Headsets, Scanners, & FanVision devices
  • Hearing Protection
  • Soft Seat Cushions (no hard metal arms or structure)
  • Sunscreen (aerosol, gel, and/or liquid sunscreen allowed)
  • Backpacks, Drawstring Bags (19″ maximum length)
  • Clear Plastic Bags (14″ x 14″ x 14″ maximum size)
  • Service Animals
  • Flag Poles or Sticks (no larger than pencil diameter)
  • Strollers

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • Ice/Ice Packs
  • Insulated Cups (metal cups of thermoses)
  • Coolers of any kind
  • Outside food or drinks

CAN I BRING MY COOLER INTO THE FANGROUNDS?

No. Coolers, insulated cups, ice/ice packs, and outside food/drinks are NOT allowed inside the FanGrounds. Coolers may be left in your vehicle, grandstand seats, or the cooler area outside of the FanGrounds entrance at your own risk.

DOES A HOT PASS OR COLD PASS GIVE ME ACCESS TO THE FANGROUNDS?

No. Hot passes and/or cold passes alone will NOT allow you entry to the FanGrounds. You will need a FanGrounds pass to access the area.

There are restrooms and select concessions available in the NASCAR Cup Series garage area for hot and cold pass holders.