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Frequently Asked Questions
 
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Spectator Questions
Any questions that you do not see below, please email to: jason@mbpevents.com

 
Is smoking or vaping permitted in the bleachers?
Smoking or vaping of any kind is not permitted in or around the bleachers (including the fence line) on either side of the track. You can use the designated smoking areas, or you can smoke or vape in any other part of the facility except the bleachers.
 
Can I buy my tickets at the gate?
Yes, tickets are available at the gate, but you can avoid the lines at the Box Office by purchasing your tickets in advance so you can use the "Express Line" at the Advance Ticket Gate Entrance.
 
Is there a live feed?
Yes!  The event will be live streamed in HD on SpeedVideo.com
 
Is there a charge for general spectator parking?
No, there is not. General spectator parking on the north side of the track is free, and there is plenty of parking available on the north side of the track. These parking lots are for passenger cars, trucks, SUV's and vans only. Oversized vehicles such as: motor homes, campers, trailers of any kind, big trucks, busses, etc are not permitted in these parking lots for any reason. All Campers and Motor Homes must pre-register in advance, click on camping button at the top of this site for more info.
 
Does my admission ticket include pit access?
Yes, all tickets include a pit pass for you to walk around and enjoy the race cars, bikini contest, vendor midway, and other activities.
 
Is there food at the WCF?
Yes, the WCF event has plenty of great food and beverage vendors all weekend. You are welcome to bring your own, but we will have breakfast in the mornings before switching over to lunch and dinner.
 
Can I bring a golf cart, ATV, or pit bike?
No, spectators are not permitted to bring golf carts, ATVs or pit bikes to WCF. This is strictly enforced! Leave them at home, as you will not be permitted to bring them into the facility or the parking areas.
 
Can I bring my dog?
Yes, you may bring your dogs, but at an event of this size we suggest you leave your pooch at home as he/she will be more comfortable. All dogs must be leashed at all times and show no aggression or you will be asked to leave. You must also pick up your dog's waste and dispose in a trash can please.
 
Where can I get ice for my cooler?
Bags of ice can be purchased at the souvenir stand on the pit side.
 
Are there restrooms?
Yes, and we have to brag that MDIR has the nicest restrooms of any track in the country on the pit side. There are new modern restrooms with infrared sensors, tile walls, and tile floors. The restrooms also have attendants all day that keep them super clean! They even have A/C, heat, and satellite radio. We will also have port-o-lets on the North side of the track and throughout the property.
 
Where do we watch the racing from?
MDIR has high rise aluminum bleachers, so grab a seat and check out all the action! The North side of the track also has brand new bleachers that are elevated and holds more spectators. Chairs, umbrellas, tents, or seat backs are not permitted in the bleachers at WCF as they take up too much room or block visibility for other spectators. A simple seat cushion is permitted.
 
Is there a handicap viewing area in the bleachers?
Yes, both sides of the track has a handicap viewing area.
 
What size cooler can I bring?
The maximum size cooler is 14" in length and must sit by your feet so it does not take any room up from other spectators. No glass bottles allowed. A maximum of one six pack per person is permitted. No liquor is permitted.
 
Is there an ATM on site?
Yes, there is an ATM on both sides of the track.
 
Is there a First Aid Station?
Yes, the first aid station is located by the scales on the pit side. If you need immediate assistance be sure to inform a track official and a first aid responder will come to you.
 
Is there a Lost & Found?
Yes, come to race control for lost & found.
 
If there is rain in the forecast, where do we get updates?
Call 301-884-RACE for race updates on the hotline or visit the Maryland International Raceway or WCF website.
 
What airports are close to MDIR?
The closest airport is Regan National Airport (DCA) which is located about 1 hour away from the track. The next closest airport is Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI) which is located about 1.5 hours away from the track. Click on track info button at top of site for more info.
 

 

 

 

Spectator Camping Questions
Any questions that you do not see below, please email to: chris@mbpevents.com

 
Is camping allowed?

Yes, camping is allowed in the RV Camping Village only. Spectators must call the office at 240-349-2538 to register in advance. You cannot show up and buy a camping site at the event. Camping in the spectator parking lots is not permitted. Once the spectator Camper Village is full, then there is no other room for campers. All spectators that are camping in the RV Camper Village must purchase a full event pass for $60 each. Click on camping button at top of site for more info.

 
Are there any hook-ups in the Camper Village?
No, there are no hook-ups in the camping village. Click on camping button at top of site for more info.
 
When can I arrive to park my Camper in the RV Camping Village?
You can arrive Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, or Saturday to park your camper during event hours. We strongly advise that you arrive Wednesday-Friday. Everyone arriving in campers must buy a Full Event Pass for $60. Click on camping button at top of site for more info.
 
Is there a sewage dumping station on the property for my Camper?
Yes, there is a sewage dump station on the North side of the track. We also have a "Honey Wagon" that will be coming through the facility that charges $40 to empty your sewage tank and $25 to top off your water tank. They will come through the Camper Village on Saturday and Sunday and they can hookup to your RV / Camper where you are parked at and empty your tanks so you don't have to move your camper. Click on camping button at top of site for more info.
 
Can I bring a golf cart, ATV, or pit bike?
No, spectators are not permitted to bring golf carts, ATVs or pit bikes to MDIR. This is strictly enforced! Leave them at home, as you will not be permitted to bring them into the facility or the parking areas.
 

 

 

 

Media Questions
Any questions that you do not see below, please email to: chris@mbpevents.com

 
How do I go about getting press credentials? 
Send media credentials requests to chris@mbpevents.com by September 31st.
 
Where do I park if I have been granted press credentials? 
All press/media will need to park in the "Diamond Lot". You will be given a Diamond Lot window sticker for your vehicle when you arrive.