We get a lot of questions about hours of operations on NASCAR weekends.  Please take note of the following hours for the July 2018 Monster Energy Series race weekend.

Grandstand Gates

Fans may access the grandstands during the following times:


Thursday - Closed
Friday - 9:30 a.m.
Saturday - 8:30 a.m.
Sunday - 9:00 a.m.


Thursday - Closed
Friday - 8:00 a.m.
Saturday - 8:00 a.m.


Suites wiill open daily at 9:00 a.m.  Access will be granted to suite ticketholders at Gate 2 (for Laconia near Elevator 4), the far left entrance at the Main Ticket Booth (for Main), Gate 3 (for Concord near Elevator 2).

Ticket Booths

Fans looking to purchase tickets or in need of assistance with a current order may get assistance at any open ticket booth.


Thursday - 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Main), 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Concord), Laconia is closed.
Friday - 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (all)
Saturday - 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (all)
Sunday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (all)


Ticket booths will open at 7:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Pit Road (July)

Pit road and the crossover gates are open to those with pre-race pit passes.  Pit road closes 90 minutes before the scheduled green flag.  At that time, fans will need to move to the frontstretch.  The crossover gates close 10 minutes after the conclusion of driver introductions.

The infield opens to pre-race pit pass holders at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 22.  Pit road will be open from 10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Camping and zMax Shower Shuttle hours may be found on the Camping page.