MIS updates tram routes for easier access on race weekend
Visitors to Michigan International Speedway will find new tram routes designed to maximize efficiency to and from the speedway during race weekends.
MIS strives to make it easier for race fans to navigate the grounds and is introducing tram hubs in turns 2 and 4 to better serve the public.
“It’s part of an ongoing effort to improve fan experience,” MIS Director of Guest Services Tim Booth said. “It’s our goal to provide the safest and most efficient mode of transportation. We believe with these new changes we have made it easier for guests to get around the facility.”
On Sundays post race, the Turn 2 and Turn 4 hubs will feature three separate tram lanes, with one loading lane each for the yellow, green and blue trams. Yellow trams will depart from the hubs to a tram spot located near Parking Lot 9. Those who park in the Graves parking/camping area, also known as Parking Lot 14, can catch the orange tram to the Parking Lot 14 tram spot. The green tram will shuttle fans to tram spots near Parking Lots 7 and 8 while the blue tram will arrive near Parking Lot 6 outside of Turn 3.
The red tram will take guests from Turn 2 to the front entrance of Michigan International Speedway. It’s an easy way for fans to arrive at the New Holland Fan Plaza, located near the start-finish line.
Guests who park in Parking Lot 12, located across Brooklyn Highway, will also have a new updated route. In the past, a tram would shuttle fans to the pedestrian bridge located near Lot 12. After crossing the bridge, guests could board another tram to arrive at Turn 4. This year’s plan is much simpler and more convenient. Those who park in Lot 12 will now board a purple tram that will travel non-stop to Turn 4. It’s an easier route and much more convenient for those parking in that lot.
Trams will also run on Friday and Saturday. The red tram will take guests from the New Holland Fan Plaza to Turn 2 while the yellow tram will run from Graves Camping Area and will make stops near Parking Lot 6, at Turn 3 and ultimately end at Turn 4.
Fans are asked to please note the color of their inbound tram before the race. It will make departing the track an easier experience following the event.
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