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Richmond International Raceway

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Address: 600 East Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA
Phone Number: 866-455-7223
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Got to go to a Convention in the building with the race track. Great place to have a large convention.

One was the side building at the race track was the perfect place to hold a large convention of Radio Operator. We spent the day out of the cold weather and looking over equipment.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Roanoke, Virginia
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Roanoke, Virginia
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165 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One was the side building at the race track was the perfect place to hold a large convention of Radio Operator. We spent the day out of the cold weather and looking over equipment.

Thank jhais28374
Richmond, Virginia
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242 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Twice a year the RIR hosts a major NASCAR race that brings in people from all over the country. Loud noise, traffic, crowds...but hey, that's Nascar.

Thank Jeff S
Hernando, Florida
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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Flew up to Richmond for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Last Race Before The Chase. Airfare via Southwest from Orlando was quite reasonable. Getting in was pretty quick and simple. Getting out took awhile. (Hint: Don't follow the crowd on the way out. Go opposite and you will find a different mostly unused gate.) RIR is a great track and despite... More 

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Fishersville, Virginia
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41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Richmond is the biggest of the short tracks on the Cup circuit (assuming you don't consider Phoenix, New Hampshire and Dover short tracks). This is my daughter's favorite track. I like the track but there aren't many seats where you can see the entire track. We have season tickets in the Commonwealth tower and there is no problem seeing all... More 

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Penfield, New York
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228 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

I was at the recent NASCAR races and was a first time visitor to Richmond. We had a good experience. We paid extra for premium parking - which gave us parking quite close to the stadium main entrance. The corporate vendors and driver merchandise tents were outside the stadium, so one didn't need a ticket to visit them. We had... More 

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Erie PA
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Very nice raceway, We recommend the Three Wide Tickets. We spent some time in the midway and with driver chats when it started to rain. Went into the three wide area for lunch and later dinner both fine. Really impressed with scanner return, very organized. Pits were pretty interesting but tighter than I recall other tracks. Getting around town pretty... More 

Thank EriePAEnoughsnow
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Might be the cleanest and best organized track I have ever been to. Can't wait to come back. Great traffic flow even with a large crowd.

Thank karter25
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Had a wonderful experieince at the raceway. The folks there are very friendly. I am in a wheelchair and they were helpful in directly me to the easiest ways to get different places. If you like NASCAR and you can get to the raceway, you won't be disappointed.

Thank Sandra A
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Staff and parking staff was great! Very helpful and made things so much easier.. all willing and very happy to help with any questions.

Glen Allen, Virginia
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392 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

I have never attended a NASCAR race, but have visited NASCAR tracks that didn't have a race that weekend. RIR is the first track that I have visited when a NASCAR race was happening. Because of the track size, you can easily view all of the cars on the track if you have a seat that is higher up and... More 

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