A Day at the Races
ATTENTION: 2021- attendees will be required to wear a Mask when entering the racetrack to grandstands and pit area.
Auto City Outdoor Event Center wants your family’s visit to the races to be a fun & entertaining experience. We offer so much more than just racing, so make sure to check the website (www.autocityspeedway.com) for a complete listing of the 2021 schedule of events. Below you will find several items that will make your trip easier & insure your visit to Auto City OEC for a race will be an enjoyable one!
Tickets: Our ticket offices are located just to right of the main entry gate of the OEC. Cash or credit cards are accepted (MC & Visa). Ticket Office opens for general seating at 4:30 pm. Tickets can also be brought at the office Monday-Friday.
Pit Entrance Tickets: Pit bands can be purchased near the right of the Pit entrance. Gate opens at 3:00. Children under 18 years of age must have a wavier signed by a parent, for entry.
Free Parking: Auto City OEC always has free parking during racing!. We also have ample space for handicap parking. If you do ride your motorcycle to the race track, we have a special area of reserved paved parking for you also.
What to Wear: Casual attire is recommended at the races. Just remember, you are out in the outdoors, so dress accordingly for the elements, and don’t forget the sunscreen on sunny day and jacket and blanket on cool nights. Closed toed shoes & long pants are recommended in the pit area; we also require you to wear a shirt and shoes at all times while at the OEC. The races can get loud; ear plugs are available in the souvenir stand.
Restrooms: Auto City OEC offers 2 set of restrooms. One is located to the right near turn one under the grandstands. The other set is to the left of the front gate in front of the Turn Two lounge in turn four, and also one under the VIP suite for VIP rentals. There are also Porta-Johns in the pit area.
Coolers: Coolers are NOT allowed at Auto City OEC, We have a full concession and bar for your conveniences.
Concession Stand (Fuel-Up Cafe): Located directly to your left as you enter the midway is our main concession stand. Auto City OEC is noted for outstanding food. Please introduce yourself to our managers, Ken & Jo. Need something special let them know, we serve Dr. Pepper/ Snapple, 7-up products and anything from Hot Dogs to Walking Taco’s with affordable prices for the entire family!
Turn Two Lounges: Here you will find your adult beverages, beer by glass or jugs along with many of your favorite liquors’. Happy hour is between 5:00pm and 7:00pm, specials include $1.00 beers. Be ready to show us you’re I.D. if you plan on purchasing our adult beverages, as we will card you!
Alcohol: Race fans that consume alcohol are encouraged to drink responsibly. All alcohol sales will require a picture ID as proof of age. You must be 21 years of age or older to purchase alcohol. Auto City OEC may refuse to serve alcoholic beverages to any person for any reason, including without limitations persons appearing intoxicated. The Auto City OEC may report any persons in violation of the alcohol policy to the Mi State Police if they believe you are acting contrary to the law or in a manner which may endanger yourself, others or their property. No alcohol of any kind is allowed in from the outside…if found, will be asked to leave, you will not get a refund!
Smoking: Auto City OEC is required to and will comply with the State of Michigan Smoking Law. Smoking is allowed in the blue grandstands, and the open areas around and behind in the concourse area (with exceptions below). Smoking is not allowed inside any of the buildings … any where! Smoking is not allowed in any lines/ designated table, where food can be consumed or purchased. This is Michigan law! No Marijuana is allow to be smoke during racing events!
Auto City OEC Speedway is required to and will comply with the New State of Michigan Smoking Law. If indeed the law offends any of our patrons we are sorry but we have absolutely no choice in the matter, we must comply. If you have strong feelings for or against, we hope you will not feel that Auto City agrees or disagrees with the law, when in fact like all laws we feel the best way to demonstrate our respect for all of our patrons is to follow the law to the letter of the law.
Smoking is prohibited in the food court and the General Admission family section.
Souvenir Stand (Cuda’ Joes) Race Day the souvenir stand located is in the midway. Here you can find all of your latest and greatest Auto City’s souvenirs & apparel. We offer, tee shirts, sweat shirts, hats, seat cushions, ear plugs, kid’s toys, candy and much more.
Photo & Video Booth: Skip at JSK Motorsports (firstname.lastname@example.org) located in the souvenir stand. Here you can purchase photos of your favorite drivers or a DVD of your favorite night of racing action.
Pets: Sorry, pets are not allowed in the grandstands or pits EXCEPT service dogs.
Press Box/Media Center/Control Tower: Only those holding the proper credentials will be allowed to enter the Press Box.
Prohibited Items: To ensure that all fans have a safe and enjoyable visit to the Auto City Speedway, the following items will not be permitted:
- Coolers of any size *Glass containers *Weapons
- Illegal drugs *Fireworks *Alcoholic Beverages
All carry-in bags, large purses, blankets, sleeping bags etc…are subject to search by Auto City OEC security personnel prior to entering the facility. Prohibited items or contraband that is discovered during security inspections at the Speedway entrances must either be returned to the owner’s vehicle or discarded.
Weapons of any type including and not limited to firearms, knives, blunt force weapons, are NOT allowed at Auto City Outdoor Event Center. Violaters will be asked to return these weapons to their vehicles or they will not be allowed entry.
Camping: Auto City OEC provides free camping. We do not have hookups or water. We encourage our campers to use the far South end of the parking lot (grassy area) for their camp sites. Small fires are allowed as long as they stay contained.
VIP Rental: Do you have a company or group of people that you want to treat to a great night of racing, Auto City OEC has a VIP Suite available for up to 100 people. Various packages with food and beverage with tickets can be arranged. Call the office for information 810-686-9500.
Group Rates/Specials: Do you want to bring your kids to the track for a birthday party? Have a big group of people that want to have a great time on a Saturday night? Auto City OEC has many different group rates for all shapes and sizes. Call Sharon at the OEC office today to reserve a section for your group.
Free Trip to the Pits: After each and every event at the OEC, the pit area is always open. Use this time to go down and meet the drivers and the stars of Auto City OEC. Bring down your cameras, pictures and sharpies and get to know these guys and gals that put on our show.
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 810-686-9500 OR CHECK OUR WEB
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