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Frequently Asked Questions

Attending the Races

Yes, however it must measure no larger than 14" X 14" X 14" and contain no glass. Only one cooler per ticket holder in the grandstands. Seating at some events may not allow coolers in the stands.

Call the Ticket Office at (817) 215-8500 for details regarding specific events.

You may bring alcoholic beverages into the grandstand areas, but not on suite level, Victory Lane Club or in the Village of Champions. NO GLASS IS ALLOWED.

Seating at some events may not allow coolers in the stands. Call the Ticket Office at (817) 215-8500 for details regarding specific events.

Give yourself enough travel time, as well as additional time to stroll about the display areas set up around the speedway.

Take into consideration the number of people attending the event. Obviously, the more people and cars the longer it will take you to get home. Also, FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS OF THE PARKING ATTENDANTS, which will aid in getting everyone home quicker.

You can use your cell phone at the speedway, but keep in mind that access declines as the number of people attending an event increases. Do not rely on your cell phone if you need to relay or receive important information.

Texas Motor Speedway provides no check cashing services.

Yes. ATM locations vary by event.

You can purchase pit passes for selected events by calling the ticket office at (817) 215-8500.

All individuals with a VIP pit pass must be at least 18 years of age or older to access the pits. A pre-race pit pass will allow minors into the pits on main race day only. The dress code varies for each event, please CLICK HERE to see the guidelines. For more information, please click here for more information on Pit Passes.

Download the Texas Motor Speedway Mobile App from the App Store or the Google Play store for driver appearances and autograph sessions taking place around the Metroplex prior to the race. Please keep in mind that on race day, drivers, like all athletes, are concentrating on the task ahead and are rarely available.

Scanners are available to rent at merchandise stands located throughout the speedway grounds during race weekend or can be reserved ahead of time at a discount by calling (817)-215-8500.

Scanner frequencies can be found in the official Texas Motor Speedway event program.

The speedway does not have a reserved area for motorcycle parking.

No. You cannot fly or operate any unmanned aircraft, remote control plane, or anything like this on property. If you see anyone operating or attempting to operate anything like this, please notify security, the police or TMS staff.

Fan Assistance

Tickets can be picked up at the speedway’s main ticket office at all times. During event weeks tickets purchased through Texas Motor Speedway directly can be picked up either at the Main Ticket Office or Gate 5 when the gates are open. Thursdays of race week – Gate 4 only is open for Ticket Sales, Will Call, Pit Pass Redemption. To better serve our customers, we are directing Will Call pickup & Pit Pass Redemption to Gate 5 and any ticket voucher redemption to Gate 3. There will be appropriate signage. Tickets purchased through Ticketmaster, either online or over the phone, can be picked up at the Main Ticket Office or any staffed Ticket Booth. Please call the ticket office at (817) 215-8500 for more information. 


Credentials can be picked up at the Credential Office, which is located between the main ticket office and the dirt track. Credentials must be reserved in advance by sending a written request to: Texas Motor Speedway Credentials, P.O. Box 500, Fort Worth, Texas 76101-2500.

Texas Motor Speedway offers a AAA Texas Tram and Shuttle Service that continuously circles Lone Star Circle with several drop-off and pick-up stops. The AAA Texas Tram and Shuttle Service is free of charge.

There are golf carts marked Track Shuttles that run during major race weekends that give fans a ride anywhere on speedway property. The carts are white and have blue top canopies. This is a FREE ride for all of our fans. Fan Stop Locations are outside of Gates 3, 5 & 6, on the infield at the South Paddock Parking entrance and in the parking lot at the Credentials building.

Yes! Texas Motor Speedway has a mobile application available for smart phones in the Android Marketplace or the iTunes App Store. The mobile app features interactive maps, schedules, the latest news from TMS and much more. Download the app here or search Texas Motor Speedway on your smart phone's downloading tool.

Speedway Facilities

You bet! From time to time, TMS will make opportunities available for the public to drive around the speedway in their private vehicles as a fund raiser for Speedway Children’s Charities. If you are interested in even more speed a list of driving schools that participate at TMS is located here.

Texas Motor Speedway seeks to provide reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact the speedway ticket office at (817) 215-8500 in a timely manner to arrange for appropriate accommodations and seating.

Handicap Parking spaces exist on the front rows of the Express Lot, Crystal Lot Speedway Club, VIP/PSL Lot and the backstretch Dirt Track parking lot. These spaces, like most public parking areas, are for Handicap Individuals ONLY and are available on a first-come, first served basis.

Access to these areas requires a Certified Handicap Placard that is displayed prominently on the vehicle for inspection, and must be assigned to one of the occupants of the vehicle being parked.

Vehicles desiring access to the Express Lot, Crystal Lot and Speedway Club Handicap parking spaces must have the appropriate credential for entry into these areas. VIP/PSL and Dirt Track parking areas will accommodate general Handicap Parking needs when lots have been opened for public access.

Once all marked spaces have been filled, Handicap Patrons will be allowed to park anywhere within the VIP/PSL parking area in space available. Police personnel assigned to monitor marked Handicap parking areas will be issuing City Citations to those found in violation.

For more information, contact the Ticket Office at (817) 215-8500 for more information.


A variety of foods such as nachos, hamburgers and hot dogs are available at concession stands located around the speedway as well as the Hawg Heaven line of bacon-flavored food.

Concessions Food: Nachos, Burgers, hot dogs, chicken baskets and fries Quesadillas.(Sec. 104,108,119,129,132,140,145,410,422,429,440)

Gluten- Free items : Candy, Cheddar Popcorn, LavaBar (Sec. 115,414)

Deserts: Funnel cake, Cheesecake, ice cream, snow cone, cotton candy (Sec. 106,107,111,411,126,412, 417 419,)

Non Alcoholic Drinks:, Lemonade, ice tea, sodas, water, coffee, hot chocolate, fruit smoothies. (126,407,405,419,

Alcoholic Beverages: Bloody Mary, Margaritas, etc.(Sec.106,111,118,123,129,410,438,417)

Official Texas Motor Speedway souvenirs as well as drivers’ souvenir stands can be found at the speedway during event time.

Beer and wine are available to purchase in the grandstand concourse during major race weekends. Texas Motor Speedway also continues its "fan friendly" policy of permitting fans to bring their own coolers with alcoholic beverages into the facility for major racing events.

Alcoholic Beverages: Bloody Mary, Margaritas, etc.(Sec.106,111,118,123,129,410,438,417)

Special Situations

Go to the security trailer across from the South Tunnel at the corner of Lone Star Circle and Allison Avenue and notify a security representative. A wrecker will be dispatched to your car and either help start your car or call for mechanical assistance.

Mobile medical teams patrol the speedway grounds. If in need of medical assistance, contact a speedway representative and give them the location (i.e. seat number and section) of the person in need of medical attention.

Yes. Contact a speedway security representative, and they will direct you to the lost and found, which is located at the security trailer across from the South Tunnel at the corner of Lone Star Circle and Allison Avenue during events. After an event, all lost and found items are transferred to the TMS Operations Department’s office which can be reached by calling (817) 255-6060.

Contact a TMS security representative and supply them with a description of the child such as name, age, color of hair, clothes they are wearing.

If you have an issue or need assistance you can text it to Texas Motor Speedway by following the instructions below. Please note this service is only available to fans on property during major race weekends - April, June and November.

  • Send a text message to 69050
  • In the body of the message type TMSFan and then add a <space>
  • Type in your issue and location
  • Press SEND

Your issue or concern will be dispatched to the appropriate personnel.

Area Facilities

Texas Motor Speedway has camping spaces available. For camping locations and prices please click here or call the speedway’s ticket office at (817) 215-8500.

Area hotel, dining and entertainment information can be obtained by calling the Fort Worth Visitors and Convention Bureau at (800) 433-5747, or the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau at (800) 232-5527. Information can also be obtained online here or at www.fortworth.com.


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