Welcome to Richmond International Raceway!
We have a lot going at America's Premier Short Track, and even more in store for 2017. To help our fans navigate some of the changes and policies at RIR, we've compiled a list of answers to frequently asked questions to help fans learn what they can expect on their visit.
If you can't find what you're looking for, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-228-7662 to talk with someone from our staff.
Yes, tours are available during regular business hours excluding holidays. Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tours are free, however, we do accept donations to our charity RIR Cares.
We offer special pricing for military members for our NASCAR XFINITY Series races and a military appreciation package for our Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race.
Group pricing is available by contacting Justin Johnson at email@example.com.
RIR offers special kids pricing for our NASCAR XFINITY Series races and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races. For more information on kids pricing and all family friendly activities at RIR, please click here.
Yes, RIR offers free general admission parking and ADA parking in select lots on our property. For more information regarding parking, please click here.
The Downtown Shuttle from the 7th Street Parking Deck is adjacent to the Richmond Coliseum. The shuttle runs continuously starting at 2:00 p.m. through post-race. The shuttle is free, however, parking deck fees apply. The 7th Street Parking Deck is conveniently located less than five minutes from the intersections of I-95 and I-64.
The event schedule is shared on our website a week before an upcoming race weekend.
Food and partner displays begin breaking down at the start of the day’s race. We recommend arriving to the track early, so you can partake in all our Midway has to offer.
Handicap seating is available in the Veranda Platform, Dogwood Grandstands, Dogwood Tower, Colonial Platform, and Commonwealth Tower. All grandstand entrances have a ramp or elevator for ADA guests to access their seats.
In case of an emergency, call the following phone numbers on race weekends:
- 804-228-7576 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
- 804-370-3022 from 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Fans can also text 69050 for emergency support. In the body of the text message, type RIRFAN and a space. After the space, type your need, emergency and/or issue and location.
Our spring races were shifted to the day to allow more families to attend our race weekend. RIR is about creating memories that will last for generations. An afternoon race provides a better opportunity for families to attend.
Driver appearances and autograph sessions vary from event to event. We will announce appearances or autograph sessions as they are scheduled.
As we worked to improve the guest experience, we collaborated with NASCAR on Fan Appreciation Weekend to allow for more drivers to engage directly with fans at Gridside Live!.
The Fanatics merchandise tent has replaced the souvenir haulers. It’s an open-air tent that allows fans to touch, feel, and try-on merchandise before making a purchase.
Any updates or changes made to the schedule will be announced by NASCAR and RIR on all available online channels (website, social media, email, etc.). You can also receive updates by texting RIRUPDATES to 69050.
There is no smoking allowed in the grandstands. There are dedicated smoking areas around the track. If you are unsure where to go, please see an usher.
Yes, coolers are allowed in the grandstands. They must be no larger than 14”x14”x14” and have to be soft-sided. No glass containers are permitted inside the grandstands.