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PREVIEW - New Hampshire MOTOR Speedway
The Magic Mile
1122 Route 106 N, Loudon, NH 03307 (603) 783-4931  www.nhis.com
Including Driver's Appearances, Ticket Prices, Schedule, Facility Info, What to do,  ETC. 

TAX-FREE STATE. Only taxes are hotel and meals tax (7%). Hard liquor is only sold at state liquor stores, while beer and spritzers and wine are sold at convenience stores and grocery stores. (Thanks Chris)

Area Info: www.lakesregion.org

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Traffic Control Plans
On (only) Sundays before the race, general parking arrivals from the south must use the South Entrance.  After the race, everyone who entered from the south will be directed to return to the south via the South Entrance.  Likewise, general parking arrivals entering from the north must use the North Entrance.  After the race, they will be sent north via the North Entrance.

On (only) Sundays after the race, in order to expedite the heavy exiting flow southbound, N.H. Route 106 is converted into a temporary, three-lane, 10-mile long, one-way highway from the Main Entrance to I-393 in Concord.  Traffic exiting the Main Entrance is allowed to proceed either north or south on N.H. Route 106.  All traffic exiting the South Entrance must head south.

PARKING AND TRAFFIC 2015

From Lisa:  If you are going to Loudon, DO NOT park in the main lot at the track itself!  Take the first right at the Ice Cream store (I forget the name of the street)- the police will try to get you to turn down there anyway) so stay on the shoulder/right side of the road.  They will put you in a big field.  Get on one of the school buses (be sure to ask the driver the name of the bus (WRITE IT DOWN- I believe it is Suncook) The bus will take you right to the front gate.  After the race go right back to the front gate quickly and find the bus.  It can get a little hairy-don't worry- put up with it- it's worth it. If you take the bus you will most likely be back on the highway within 1 hour of the race end.  If you park in the main lot figure 2,3,4 hours.  I waited 4 hours my first time there.

New Hampshire International Speedway Parking
The New Hampshire Motor Speedway provides free on-site parking to anyone with a ticket to the day's event.  There is no overnight parking allowed on the premises except in designated areas where parking is purchased in association with camping.  With a seating capacity over 100,000, carpooling is strongly recommended.

The gates to the daily parking lots will open by 6 a.m. on race days.

There are four entrances to the NHMS parking lots (South, Main, TV Gate and North).  The Main and TV Gate Entrances are only for Handicap parking, VIP passes, and specific parking passes (Media, Vendor, Official).  Please note that in some instances, different pass holders share these lots.  General parking is accessed by the South and North The New Hampshire Motor Speedway provides free on-site parking to anyone with a ticket to the day's event.  There is no overnight parking allowed on the premises except in designated areas where parking is purchased in association with camping.  With a seating capacity over 100,000, carpooling is strongly recommended. Parking Maps

Private Parking: FROM BILL A: There are a number of parking fields with free shuttle service (every 15 or 20 minutes) between Mudgett Hill Road (starts about 1 mile south of main NHIS gate) and Asby Road (1/4 north of main NHIS gate).  Also nice parking on Hollow Route Road between Route 106 and Mudgtt Hill Road.  Also there is camping and parking just north of the track on 140.

If you'd like, check out the NH Sno-Shakers club site (local snowmobile club) for additional information concerning one of the Mudgett Hill Parking Field vendors (Bean Field Parking $10 a vehicle)  http://www.snoshakers.com/

NOTE: Inbound Thru Traffic is NOT allowed from the back side of ASBY ROAD (coming thru Canterbury)  toward the track.....HOWEVER, if you can show a printed pass from a resident parking and/or camping vendor, they will let you enter to access these lots.  BUT....they will NOT let you take ASBY RD all the way to the track.

DIRECTIONS 2015

Directions:
From the South
Take I-93 to Exit 15E, I-393. Turn right onto I-393 to Exit 3. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Route 106 North. NHMS will be 9 miles north on the right.

On NASCAR weekends, it is recommended that visitors enter through the South Entrance.  This will be the first gate on the right.

From the North
Take I-93 to Exit 20, US-3. Turn left onto US-3. Turn Right onto Tilton Road/Route 140. Turn right onto Route 140/Tilton-Alton Road. Turn Right onto Route 106 South. NHMS will be 7 miles south on the left.

On NASCAR weekends, it is recommended that visitors enter through the North Entrance.  This will be the first gate on the left.

FROM BOSTON
I-93 North to Exit 15E (Concord, NH) which is I-393
I-393 East to Exit 3, at light turn left onto
Route 106 North - Speedway is 9 miles on right.

FROM HARTFORD, CT
I-84 North to I-90 East in Massachusetts
I-90 East to I-495 North to I-93 North
I-93 North to Exit 15E (Concord, NH) which is I-393
I-393 East to Exit 3, at light turn left onto
Route 106 North - Speedway is 9 miles on right.

FROM NEW YORK CITY
I-95 North to I-91 North (New Haven, CT)
I-91 North to I-84 East (Hartford, CT)
I-84 East to I-90 East (Sturbridge, MA)
I-90 East to I-495 North
I-495 North to I-93 North (or Rte 3, Everett Turnpike, a Toll Rd.)
I-93 North to Exit 15E (Concord, NH) which is I-393
I-393 East to Exit 3, at light turn left onto
Route 106 North - Speedway is 9 miles on right.

FROM BURLINGTON, VT
I-89 South to I-93 North
Interstate 93 to Exit 15E (Concord, NH) which is I-393
I-393 East to Exit 3, at light turn left onto
Route 106 North - Speedway is 9 miles on right.

FROM MAINE
I-95 South to Route 4 West
Route 4 West to Route 106 North
Right at light, Route 106 North, Speedway is 9 miles on right.

OR
Route 202 West to Route 11 North
Route 11 North to Route 140 West
Route 140 West to Route 106 South
Left on Route 106 South, 6 miles to Speedway on left.

FROM CHRIS:  It is better to come into the track and leave from the track from the "North" end (turns 3 & 4). I was able to leave the track and get home to the Seacoast in 45 minutes -- this was of course after tailgating for about 2 hours after the end of the race.

Parking Gate Times on NASCAR Weekends Gates will open by 6 a.m. on race days.

Grandstand Gate Times on NASCAR Weekends
Thursday - 2:00 p.m.
Friday - 8:00 a.m.
Saturday - 7:00 a.m.
Sunday - 7:30 a.m.
SHUTTLES 2015

Leave your car in Concord and get shuttled to the speedway SYLVANIA 300.  The Concord Chamber of Commerce offers convenient parking and shuttle for NASCAR weekends.  For information call (603) 224-2508.. OR visit concordnhchamber.com

OR take a charter bus  more on both

Tram System

The five tandem trams seat 65 guests each, and will run continuously throughout the  event weekend, starting Friday,  The trams will follow three different routes, which will service almost every corner of the New Hampshire Motor Speedway property. In addition, more than 60 buses will be used to shuttle fans from outer parking areas as well.  MAP

COOLER RULES

ONLY coolers 14" or under in all dimensions will be permitted
into the grandstand area. 

  NEW HAMPSHIRE INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY 2015 SCHEDULE

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015
4:00 p.m. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Haulers Enter
5:00 p.m. NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Haulers Enter
6:00 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hauler Parade

Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 – “Pole Day
9:00 a.m. Gates Open
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Final Practice
11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series **HOT PASS IN EFFECT**
12:00 p.m. – 1:25 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Practice
3:00 – 4:25 p.m. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Final Practice
4:15 – 6:15 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series **HOT PASS IN EFFECT**
4:45 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying (3 rounds)
5:15 – 6:00 p.m. NASCAR  Truck Series Autograph Session (Fan Zone)
5:50 p.m. NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Qualifying (2 laps, all positions)
7:00 p.m. American-Canadian Tour Haulers Enter

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015
8:00 a.m. Gates Open
7:00 – 11:30 a.m. NASCARTruck Series Minors Admitted in Garage Area
8:00 – 8:50 a.m. American-Canadian Tour Final Practice
8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series **HOT PASS IN EFFECT**
9:00 – 9:55 a.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice
10:10 a.m. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Qualifying (3 rounds)
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. NASCAR Modified Tour Autograph Session (Fan Zone)
11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Final Practice
12:30 p.m. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Driver Introductions
1:00 p.m. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
UNOH 175 (175 laps, 185.15 miles)
3:15 p.m. NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Driver Introductions
3:30 p.m. NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour
F.W. Webb 100 (100 laps, 105.8 miles)
4:45 p.m. American-Canadian Tour Driver Introductions
5:00 p.m. American-Canadian Tour
Bond Auto Parts ACT Invitational (50 laps, 52.9 miles)
Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015
8:00 a.m. Gates Open
8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. NASCAR Cup Series Minors Admitted to Garage Area
12:00 p.m. NASCARCup Series Drivers/Crew Chiefs Meeting (Truck Garage)
1:00 – 6:00 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series **HOT PASS IN EFFECT**
1:30 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Driver Introductions
2:00 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
SYLVANIA 300 (300 laps, 317.4 miles)

TICKET & PACKAGE PRICES 2015

$25 and range up to $125
Good Deal: $99 (regular price of $155) SYLVANIA 300 ticket in Concord or Main Grandstand (Rows 6-10)
Camping World Truck Series/Whelen Modified Tour/American-Canadian Tour Saturday ticket (general admission)
September Pole Day ticket
FanVision or Racing Electronics scanner rental

Better Deal: $159 (regular price of $275)
SYLVANIA 300 ticket in Concord or Main Grandstand (Rows 21-30)
Camping World Truck Series/Whelen Modified Tour/American-Canadian Tour Saturday ticket (general admission)
September Pole Day ticket
FanVision or Racing Electronics scanner rental
Pre-Race Pit Pass

Best Deal: $199 (regular price of $320)
SYLVANIA 300 ticket in Concord or Main Grandstand (Rows 41-51)
Camping World Truck Series/Whelen Modified Tour/American-Canadian Tour Saturday ticket (general admission)
September Pole Day ticket
FanVision or Racing Electronics scanner rental
Pre-Race Pit Pass
$25 off purchase of $50 or more at the NHMS Gift Shop (valid through 8/1/2015)

Jeff Gordon package
$100 grandstand ticket to the New Hampshire 301
Commemorative Jeff Gordon NHMS Highlight hero card
Pre-race pit pass
Racing Electronics scanner rental
The entire package is available for $224.
Those that already have race tickets may purchase as an upgrade for $124.

ORDER TICKETS:  MORE

Sunday Pre-race Pit Pass FALL 2015

Pre-race Pit Pass - This pass also gets fans on the race track so that they can autograph the front straightaway wall and start/finish line. Pre Race Pit Pass (Adult)$75 per person and include infield admission only (grandstand seating must be purchased separately).  children 14-and-under are $25. MORE

HOSPITALITY FALL 2015

The Magic Mile Club - To order tickets, please call Guest Services at (603) 783-4931.  MORE  Tickets for the Magic Mile Club are $249 and include the features listed above.  Anyone that already has a race ticket may purchase a Magic Mile Club ticket without a race ticket for $249. An exclusive 15-minute Q&A with Matt Kenseth

The Magic Mile Club opens at 8 a.m. on the morning of the Sprint Cup Series race, at the same time gates open.  The club closes at the start of the race and fans will be asked to go to their grandstand seats at that time.

INDEPENDENT VENDORS

Independent vendors are located across from speedway.  Cindy says you can't miss them.  Visible from road.

Gate Times 2015

Gates will open by 6 a.m. on race days.

Grandstand Gate Times on NASCAR Weekends
Thursday - 2:00 p.m.
Friday - 8:00 a.m.
Saturday - 7:00 a.m.
Sunday - 7:30 a.m.
WHAT TO DO

DRIVERS APPEARANCES
Appearances are posted from a week before race day up until a few days before.  Many times there isn't advanced notice, go by the souvenir haulers and look for the signs. (Go on Friday if possible)
www.nhms.com
www.DriverAppearances.com
www.jayski.com


Friday,

Saturday,

Sunday,

MORE DRIVER'S APPEARANCES AROUND THE LOUDON AREA

Charity Clay Shoot presented by NRA Foundation Thursday, September 24, 2015

9:00am - 4:00pm 20th Skeet & Clays – Hooksett, NH - Speedway Children's Charities.  Come join us for a fun day of clay shooting and enjoying the great outdoors of New Hampshire at the second annual NRA Foundation Charity Clay Shoot to benefit the New Hampshire Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities.

SCC Lobster Bake Friday, September 25, 2015

5:30pm - 7:30pm Hospitality Village at NHMS - Speedway Children's Charities
Come kick off the SYLVANIA 300 weekend with a good old-fashioned Lobster Fest!

MILLER LITE LOBSTER LOUNGE

The Miller Lite Lobster Lounge pops up in the S2 Display Lot during NASCAR race weekends.  It is the perfect place to relax before or after the on-track action throughout the weekend.  It often features live entertainment and might even be the home of an occasional driver appearance.

True to its name, the lounge features a variety of authentic lobster dishes, along with other sandwich and salad options for the non-lobster eaters.  The lounge is open to all and promotes a family-friendly environment.  It wouldn't be complete without products from its sponsor, Miller Coors.
FRIDAY, JULY 17
3:00-5:00 p.m.Hanging Scarlet
5:30-7:00 p.m.SCC's Ride of a Life Time Auction
8:00-10:30 p.m.Darren Bessette Band
SATURDAY, JULY 18
1:30-4:00 p.m.Preciphist
5:00-7:30 p.m.The Shana Stack Band
8:00-10:30 p.m.Town Meeting
SUNDAY, JULY 19
5:00-8:00 p.m.Bad Penny

SPEEDTV STAGE

At NHIS, the Speed Stage is located outside the track, by Turns 1 and 2, near the souvenir area. Fans are encouraged to attend the LIVE show at 7pm local time!

Accessibility Guide

http://www.nhms.com/fansfirst/accessibility_guide/

The Broadway Midway

Several all-time favorite amusement rides will be part of the speedway exhibitor and display area located just outside turns one and two. 


Other STUFF TO DO 

The Museum of New Hampshire History, located in Concord, offers exhibitions on the state's heritage and traditions as well as a variety of programs for children and adults. They also have an interactive Hands-on History Family Room.

How about discovering Concord on Foot - A self-guided downtown walking tour of over 50 historic sites

The headquarters for the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests is located in East Concord on a bluff overlooking the Merrimack River. In addition to the award-winning green building design and innovative woodchip gasifier heating plant, there are nearly 100 acres with walking trails along the river.

Christa McAuliffe Planetarium is a living memorial that combines Christa McAuliffe's dream of traveling through space with her dedication to teaching.  They have amazing astronomical adventures in the 40’ domed theater. You can participate in a rocket-making workshop, make a comet or land the space shuttle.

The speedway is located in a scenic area -- the Merrimack Valley. There is great fishing nearby in the towns of Weare, Elkin and Lee. In New Hampshire there are more than 100 waterfalls and 1,300 lakes and ponds. Many of these waterfalls and lakes are located in the White Mountain National Forest along with numerous hiking trails, camping locations, biking, bird watching, hiking, climbing and spectacular views of the breathtaking mountains in all the fall colors.

There are scenic drives located in the Merrimack Valley along with seven state parks:
• Route 4, Boscawen
• Route 129, Loudon
• Route 127, Hopkinton to Salisbury
• Routes 13 & 77, Mont Vernon to Weare
• Route 28 to 28 Bypass, Derry & Manchester

There are also loads of golf courses within 20 miles of the track for all the golfing NASCAR fans. Certainly, there is plenty to do in the area before and after the races -- enough to take up an entire weekend.

Don’t forget, Shopping in New Hampshire is Tax Free!

9.5 Tilton 500 Route 3, Tilton, NH 03276 (603) 286-8310
13.0 Abdulla Geo Amusnt Pier, Laconia, NH 03246 (603) 366-5188
13.0 Funspot Rr 3, Laconia, NH 03246 (603) 366-4377  info@funspotnh.com
13.0 Winnipesaukee Pier Pier, Laconia, NH 03246 (603) 366-5188
14.4 Weirs Beach Water Slide Route 3, Laconia, NH 03246 (603) 366-5161
(603) 366-2399 (603) 366-2399 (fax)   info@weirsbeach.net

AIRPORTS

Regional Municipal
Concord Airport, Concord, New Hampshire (603) 228-2267
Laconia Airport, Laconia, New Hampshire (603) 536-7244

Commercial

Manchester Airport, Manchester, New Hampshire (603) 624-6556
Logan Airport, Boston Ma

Helicopter Services,  JBI (603) 225-3134

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