Texas Motor Speedway Makes Room for $15,000 RV Sites

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The $2 million project announced Monday will transform the upper half of the backstretch into a series of 30-foot by 60-foot gated courtyards for recreational vehicles during NASCAR and IndyCar Series events.
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Tarheel

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Dec 2, 2008
 
I am a TMS season ticket holder and also take advantage of the camping amenities at the track (or lack thereof). I would like to see hookups added to other spaces that are already available and would also like to see spaces expanded. We are not even able to put out our RV canopy unless we get there before our neighbor campers. I say spend some of that money on existing facilities. It would be a much better camping experience for all involved. We may not pay $15K per year to camp but for us $550 is a stretch and we feel like we need more for our money than just a square of dirt and a few pea gravel pebbles!
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Dec 2, 2008
 
Tarheel wrote:
I am a TMS season ticket holder and also take advantage of the camping amenities at the track (or lack thereof). I would like to see hookups added to other spaces that are already available and would also like to see spaces expanded. We are not even able to put out our RV canopy unless we get there before our neighbor campers. I say spend some of that money on existing facilities. It would be a much better camping experience for all involved. We may not pay $15K per year to camp but for us $550 is a stretch and we feel like we need more for our money than just a square of dirt and a few pea gravel pebbles!
Between turn 1 and turn 2 at LVMS, RV sites are a whopping $3300 for the week. There are no hook ups on the outside lots where most of the fans camp and we also pay around $550 to camp.

I think TMS is owned by Bruton Smith....his email address should be on the TMS web site. We maybe should start a letter writing campaign, asking for upgrades for us campers too
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Dec 2, 2008
 
Tarheel wrote:
I am a TMS season ticket holder and also take advantage of the camping amenities at the track (or lack thereof). I would like to see hookups added to other spaces that are already available and would also like to see spaces expanded. We are not even able to put out our RV canopy unless we get there before our neighbor campers. I say spend some of that money on existing facilities. It would be a much better camping experience for all involved. We may not pay $15K per year to camp but for us $550 is a stretch and we feel like we need more for our money than just a square of dirt and a few pea gravel pebbles!
See; I was trying to help you and give you advice and you completely bash me - someone you don't even know.
Jesika

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Dec 2, 2008
 
No more bragging about Texas being the big , lots of seats, everything is bigger in Texas. Now the little state of Delaware's track Dover has more seats with 147,000 seats and they just sold 135,000 for the last race.
Jesika

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Dec 2, 2008
 
Angel wrote:
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Between turn 1 and turn 2 at LVMS, RV sites are a whopping $3300 for the week. There are no hook ups on the outside lots where most of the fans camp and we also pay around $550 to camp.
I think TMS is owned by Bruton Smith....his email address should be on the TMS web site. We maybe should start a letter writing campaign, asking for upgrades for us campers too
Looks like I can't afford LVMS either. I know this wasn't to me but the info. will help me decide which tracks are feasible on a limited income and those that are not.
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Dec 2, 2008
 
Jesika wrote:
<quoted text>Looks like I can't afford LVMS either. I know this wasn't to me but the info. will help me decide which tracks are feasible on a limited income and those that are not.
Well - don't give up.....have you checked the lvms.com web site? The have some that are a little less. However, I am with you; the price for camping and decent tickets is almost out of reach of us fans:-(

Also; check for campgrounds near the LVMS; there always seem to be shuttles running.

Good Luck:-)
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Dec 2, 2008
 
Jesika wrote:
No more bragging about Texas being the big , lots of seats, everything is bigger in Texas. Now the little state of Delaware's track Dover has more seats with 147,000 seats and they just sold 135,000 for the last race.
Thats the smallest state with a race truck, huh?
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Dec 2, 2008
 
It is all about the high rollers now with the fat wallets. The rest of us don't rate any special "amenities". Guess we are lucky they allow us to sit in the stands!

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Dec 2, 2008
 
Tammy wrote:
It is all about the high rollers now with the fat wallets. The rest of us don't rate any special "amenities". Guess we are lucky they allow us to sit in the stands!
If it was not for us small time fans, would there even BE a NASCAR?
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Dec 3, 2008
 
Right now it's about surviving Burton is lowering the price on tickets so it should balance out.

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Dec 3, 2008
 
Junior Nation wrote:
Right now it's about surviving Burton is lowering the price on tickets so it should balance out.
Our total for the race we're attending - including camping - in just over $800

We don't think we'll be able to go again for several years after this.

That government stimulas check bought us our tickets

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