Good Times Guide

The Ultimate Good Times Guide for America’s National Park of Speed!


Welcome to Road America, where every visit promises unparalleled thrills and a whirlwind of excitement! As you prepare for your journey, enjoy this tailored guide to ensure every stage of your experience—from arrival to departure—is as seamless and thrilling as the races themselves.

Before You Arrive

Planning Your Visit

Buying Tickets: Secure your tickets early to enjoy advance discounts and ensure the best possible experience. Visit our website to choose the perfect ticket package, from single day passes to VIP experiences. Plus, printing them at home means you can breeze through the gate. And if you’re a die-hard fan planning to soak up every moment of racing glory, consider snagging a Season Pass for special access to select events!

Family-Friendly Fun: Bring the whole crew along – kids 16 and under get in FREE for all events! It’s the perfect opportunity to introduce the next generation of racing enthusiasts to the thrill of Road America.

Accommodations: If you’re planning to stay for the event, explore our options for camping and cabins for a complete immersive experience at the track. Remember to book early to reserve the best option for you and your group.

Golf Cart Rentals: Want to feel like the VIP of the paddock? Rent a golf cart and glide through the venue with the ease of a well-oiled machine. It’s not just about convenience; it’s about cruising in style.

Travel and Parking: Plan your route in advance and decide if you’d prefer free parking or the convenience of preferred or VIP parking. Remember, the gates open early, and the best spots fill up fast!

Road America App: Download the Road America App for an enhanced experience. It’s your digital guide, providing event schedules, live cams, PA feeds, concession options, restroom locations, and wayfinding interactive maps.

Packing Tips: Check the weather via our live cams and pack accordingly—sunscreen for sunny days, rain gear for wet weather, and don’t forget your camera for those action-packed moments. Remember, all events run, rain or shine.

Preparing for the Event

Event Schedule: Download the event schedule from our website or check out the App two days before arriving to stay updated on all activities and race times.

Gates and Entry: Know your entry gate beforehand by checking the event page on our website, and have your tickets printed and ready for a smooth entry.

While You Are Visiting

Experience and Engagement

Turn by Turn Education: Utilize the Corner QR Codes around the track to learn about the unique characteristics of each turn.

Open Paddock and Autograph Sessions: Don’t miss the chance to meet your favorite drivers and get autographs—check the event schedules and the App for session times and locations.

Fan Access and Exploration: With no assigned seating, feel free to explore the grounds, from the Family Fun Zone to the serene Beach area in Turn 11, plus the breathtaking Bluffs and numerous trails around the facility for panoramic views that’ll leave you speechless. Use the Fan Map or the App for navigation tips.

Photo Opportunities: Calling all shutterbugs! Road America is a photographer’s paradise, with picture-perfect vistas at every turn. Explore the grounds and consult our Virtual Track Tour Guide page on the website or the App for insider tips on the best vantage points to capture those jaw-dropping moments.

Variety is the Spice of Life: Cars Galore: From thunderous V8s to whisper-quiet electric whizzes, Road America plays host to a kaleidoscope of cars. It’s like a zoo, but with horsepower instead of animals. Marvel at the variety, each with its own tale of speed.

Activities and Amenities

Food and Drink: Prepare your taste buds for a feast! Road America is renowned for its top-notch concessions, serving up everything from classic race day bites to gourmet goodies. Check out our Fan Map or Road America App to discover delicious dining options to fuel your race day adventures.

Merchandise and Memorabilia: Visit the Paddock Shop to find exclusive merchandise and keepsakes to commemorate your visit.

Transportation: Whether you prefer cruising in a golf cart, biking through the breeze, or catching a free scenic tram for a rolling tour of the venue, we’ve got plenty of ways to help you navigate America’s National Park of Speed with ease. Remember, bicycles are not permitted in the Paddock for most events.

Carvings: Embark on an artistry scavenger hunt as you explore the grounds, discovering hidden carvings that add an extra dash of charm to your Road America experience. Use the App to find them all!

Karting at the Briggs and Stratton Motorplex: Check out the Briggs and Stratton Motorplex for karting action or catch an event such as Supermoto or autocross. Here’s your chance to unleash your inner speed demon—safely, of course.

Disc Golf: Need a break from the high octane? Engage in a round of disc golf on the premises. It’s a perfect pit stop for a bit of relaxed competition.

The Touring Life and Corrals: With the ability to drive around the track at select events, embark on a grand tour to see the track from a driver’s perspective. It’s like a safari, but instead of lions, you’re spotting apexes and braking zones. Explore a dazzling array of car corrals featuring beloved makes and models.

Bathroom/Showers: Rest easy knowing clean and convenient bathroom facilities are just a stone’s throw away. Consult our Fan Map or Road America App for bathroom and shower locations to freshen up between laps.

Enjoying the Races

Prime Viewing Locations: Settle in at Canada Corner, The Kink, or Turn 5 with your lawn chair for some of the best views and thrilling racing action. Forget assigned seats – at Road America, the entire property is your playground! With miles of trails and access roads, you’re free to roam and discover your own special viewing spot. Consult our Fan Map or the App for guidance on navigating our vast racing oasis.

EZ Ups: Pitch your EZ Ups with ease, ensuring they’re properly anchored and thoughtfully placed to respect fellow fans’ views.

Live Updates and Coverage: Stay tuned to the PA system, tune into 87.7 FM, or follow the App for live race updates and never miss a moment with strategic big screens around the track.

Departing the Event

Wrapping Up

Post-Race Entertainment: Even after the last race, the excitement continues with bonus entertainment options like karting or enjoying the disc golf course.

Departure Tips: There’s no rush to leave; linger in the park-like setting to enjoy the post-race ambiance and ensure a smooth exit by avoiding peak departure times.

Next Visit Planning: Before you leave, consider booking your next visit or upgrading to a VIP experience for more racing adventures at Road America.

Pack your passion, bring your curiosity, and prepare for a memorable adventure at Road America. Safe travels and see you at the track!

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