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Consumer Energy 400 NASCAR Cup Series In Detroit

The annual Consumer Energy 400 in the NASCAR Cup Series is happening on August 9, 2020, at the Michigan International Speedway (MIS) in the greater Detroit area.  See NASCAR’s greatest stars compete in this exciting event.

The Michigan International Speedway sits on over 1,400 acres in the Irish Hills of southeastern Michigan.  The Speedway has the fastest NASCAR track with its long straightaways, sweeping corners and wide lanes. Typical qualifying speeds are as high ass 200 mph.  Many of the great drivers have broken records here, including Jeff Gordon and Dale Jarrett.

Experience the rush of NASCAR in person witnessing lead changes when cars zip 200 laps around the track, racing to the finish line.  Buy a ticket here.


Camping has been a tradition at MIS for nearly 40 years and campsites are available near the Speedway.  

If you’re interested in renting an RV, Green Vacation Deals recommends RVshare.

If you’re interested in buying a tent, click here to see how you can save money.


If your preference is for a hotel, you should consider the following.  They are near the MIS and have received great customer reviews. Click on the links to see how you can save money on your stay.

Faster Horse Festival

Grab your friends and your boot-scootin’ boogie shoes and take them to the Faster Horse Festival on July 17-19, 2020 at the Michigan International Speedway.  This 3 day festival is a weekend of country music superstars and stellar campsites. Headliners include Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett and Jason Aldean.  Get tickets here and camping passes here.

Further Reading

And if you’d like to read about MIS and NASCAR, check out the following material.