Your RV Guide to Richmond International Raceway

What you need to know about RVing to Richmond International Raceway

Richmond International Raceway
••• Richmond International Raceway. Chris Graythen/NASCAR via Getty Images

Late in the NASCAR season, things hit a fevered pitch. Several drivers are jockeying for a chance to compete for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship, and there are only so many spots available. Late in the season, you’ll see more speed, more paint-trading and drivers pushing their car to the limit. If you want the best when it comes to late season NASCAR, one of your best bets is to take your RV to Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Virginia.

Let’s take a closer look at RVing to Richmond including some history on the track, RV camping at Richmond, RV camping near Richmond and some tips and tricks to get you ready for Richmond International Raceway.

About Richmond International Raceway

This ¾ mile D-shaped racing oval has hosted the last race of the NASCAR regular season since 2004. The track is one of the oldest on the NASCAR circuit and has been hosting NASCAR-sanctioned events since 1946. Currently, Richmond International Raceway is the home to many NASCAR affiliated races including exciting night races. The track also currently hosts four 38 by 24 LED boards to keep the crowd gripped throughout the race.

RVing to Richmond International Raceway

Richmond International Raceway currently offers four unique RV camping options at the track. For more information on RV camping at the raceway, visit their camping page.

Lot F Reserved RV Camping

  • No hookups
  • Fresh water available for a fee
  • Price: $215

Lot J Reserved RV Camping

  • No hookups
  • Portable restroom access
  • Shower, water service available for a fee
  • Tram service available

Price: $99-110

Main Reserved RV Camping

  • Full utility hookups available
  • Portable restroom access
  • Dump station
  • Shower, fresh water service available for free

Price: $215-315

Laburnum Reserved RV Camping

  • Water and electric hookups
  • Portable restroom access
  • Freshwater service available for a fee
  • Price: $215-270

RV Camping Near Richmond International Raceway

Many RVers want full-service facilities. For those, we have three nearby RV parks that have full-service utilities and amenities.

Americamps RV Resort: Ashland, Virginia

Located less than 20 minutes north of the speedway, Americamps RV Resort has plenty of amenities and facilities to take care of your weekend needs. 198 RV sites come with full utility hookups on level concrete pads with patios. The shower and bath facilities are kept spotless for your use. There are several other amenities and features at Americamps including fitness center, camp convenience store, swimming pool, large group use areas, dog park, camp games and more.

Kosmo Village: Glen Allen, Virginia

Kosmo Village, only 25 minutes from the race track. With only 17 sites, and NASCAR weekend rates ($50+), this RV park is a local's paradise. With free Wi-Fi, full hookups, and accommodations for RVs up to 85' long, this place is something unique in the area. Keep in mind that RVs must be self-contained, Kosmo Village has no restrooms or showers available to visitors.

Pocahontas State Park: Chesterfield, Virginia

If you want to escape the roar of engines and crowd noise after a long day at the track, we recommend Pocahontas State Park in nearby Chesterfield. Located 35 minutes away from the raceway, this public park offers over 100 sites outfitted with electric and water utilities, no sewer connections but the park offers a dump station. There are several other amenities at Pocahontas to meet your basic needs such as laundry, showers and bath facilities. Other features and fun at Pocahontas include a camp store, concession area, nature center, group use areas, hiking trails and a pool to keep fresh.

Tips and Tricks for RVing to Richmond International Raceway

Things always go smoothly when you know what you’re getting into. Here are some tips and tricks to RVing to Richmond International Raceway:

  • Fans can bring in a soft-sided cooler measuring no bigger than 14” x 14” x 14.”
  • The speedway offers free parking if you don’t want to stay overnight. It is first-come, first-serve parking.
  • Richmond International Raceway features driving information for the best routes in. Check their race day parking info before your trip to get an idea of where you should be going.
  • The raceway offers a mobile app so you can experience all the offered fun on race weekend.
  • Quiet hours are from 1 to 7 AM and are strictly enforced.
  • No generators allowed during quiet hours.
  • All parking lots will close at noon on the Monday following the race.

If you want some exciting action, accommodation options, and a thrilling race, you should consider taking the RV to Richmond International Raceway, especially the fall race where everyone will be running hard to make the chase.