If you are a racing fan then you probably have heard of – The Monster Mile.
The one-mile track in Dover, Delaware is the site of this week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.
The FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks will be run on Sunday at the Dover International Speedway.
The concrete oval, which hosts two NASCAR races each season is known for good close racing action.
Jimmy Johnson won his record tying eighth race at Dover last June and will be looking to defend this year.
By drawing 135,000 spectators, Dover International Speedway will become the largest sports venue in the mid-Atlantic for a weekend.
Many of those spectators will take to their RV’s for the weekend racing action.
Here are three nearby campgrounds for RV’s that are closely located to the race track.
G & R CAMPGROUND
This 200-site campground is located 25 minutes from the speedway in Houston, Delaware.
The campground has the following to offer RV campers:
• Water, electric and sewer for Travel Trailers, Fifth Wheels, Toy Haulers, and Motorhomes
• Dump station
• Picnic table and fire rings
• Bathhouses with showers
• General store
Rates range from $35-$44 nightly and $225-$290 weekly.
For more information www.gnrcampground.com
DELAWARE STATE FAIRGROUNDS
With 300 acres, this location offers plenty of sites for RV’s.
It is located 20 minutes from the speedway in Harrington, Delaware and offers:
• Electricity for Travel Trailers, Fifth Wheels, Toy Haulers, and Motorhomes
• Potable water
• Dump stations
Rates range from $30-$40 per night.
For more information www.delawarestatefair.com
KILLENS POND STATE PARK
Is located 15 minutes from the race track and has 59 sites for RV’s.
It also offers the following:
• Electric and water for Travel Trailers, Fifth Wheels, Toy Haulers, and Motorhomes
• Dump station
• Pump-out station
Rates range from $19-$76 for a single night.
For more information: www.destateparks.com
AT THE TRACK CAMPING
There are six lots available on the speedway property. They are all self-contained RV only sites.
Prices range from $60 to $170 with varied event ticket requirements.
For more information www.doverspeedway.com