NASCAR Tickets for Sale
NASCAR tickets for the 2013 season are on sale in your city now!
NASCAR tickets are available in these cities: Forth Worth, Talladega, Richmond, Darlington, Dover, Charlotte, Long Pond, Brooklyn,MI, Sonoma, Loudon, Daytona Beach, Joliet, Indianapolis, Watkins Glen, Bristol, Atlanta, Sparta, Kentucky, Kansas City, Fontana, Martinsville, Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Homestead. See NASCAR schedule and NASCAR ticket availability below:
As we all know, the best NASCAR seats will sell out fast. You can always get great NASCAR tickets from ticket holders and ticket brokers who are selling them right here on this site. Prices and seat quality vary so consider the following when buying your NASCAR tickets:
- The closer you get to the date of the event the demand for that NASCAR ticket will be higher, and it's likely that the price will be higher as well.
- If you want to avoid paying more than you have to for your NASCAR tickets make your purchases as early as possible. If you wait until the last minute you could pay $20-$30 above face-value, sometimes even as much as $100 above face-value, for the best tickets, depending on the demand for that seat and that event.
- Where to sit? If you like to see all the action on the entire track and pit road, consider sitting higher up on the front stretch, it will give you a great bird's-eye-view. If you like to be closer to the cars and track and literally feel the excitement, consider sitting lower (be aware that sitting too low sometimes makes it more difficult to see the whole track).
- NASCAR is more than just the race itself. Think about arriving early in order to rent a scanner (so you can hear the drivers talking to their crew chiefs), check out the pit and garage areas, meet some drivers, and purchase your favorite driver's souvenirs.
- Qualifying and practice sessions are open to the public with an event ticket.
- If you have NASCAR tickets that you can't use you can sell them right here on GetSeats.com.
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is a family owned and operated business founded by Bill France Sr. in 1948. The current CEO is Brian France, his grandson. The three largest racing series sanctioned by NASCAR are the Sprint Cup, the Nationwide Series and the Camping World Truck Series.
NASCAR was founded by William France, Sr., who was an avid racer in his younger days, along with several other contemporary drivers on February 21, 1948. The first official race tickets were sold for a race held at Daytona Beach on February 15, 1948. Red Byron won the race and went on to win the first national championship in 1948.
At the time, there was a strictly stock division which was true to the definition of stock as no modifications to the cars were allowed. They raced cars equipped “stock” from the factory. Performance enhancements and safety concerns dictated modifications over the ensuing years and by the mid-1960s the cars were built strictly for racing with the exterior bodies the only thing “stock’ that remained.
Sprint Cup Series
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series provides fans with the highest level of professional competition and has become one of the most popular sports in America. The 2010 Sprint Cup Series consists of 36 races over a 10 month period. Jimmie Johnson has won the last four consecutive Sprint Cup Series championships, an unprecedented feat. In fact, he is the first driver to win three in a row since Cale Yarborough won the Winston Cup in 1976, 1977 and 1978. No one else has ever accomplished three in a row.
From 1971 through 2003 the series was known as the Winston Cup Series. NEXTEL took over the sponsorship from the R.J Reynolds tobacco company in 2004 and renamed it the NEXTEL Cup Series. A new scoring system was developed where drivers had to either be in the top ten in points after the first 26 weeks or had to be within 400 points of the leader to be eligible to win the championship. The final 10 weeks of races became known as “The Chase for the NEXTEL Cup.” This was a controversial change which is still not embraced by many long-time ticket buying fans.
NASCAR expanded “The Chase” to 12 drivers and eliminated the 400 point requirement in 2007. This new change awarded an additional 10 point bonus to the top 12 qualifiers for each win during the first 26 races. In 2008 NEXTEL and Sprint merged and the series was renamed the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. This system remains in place today and the final 10 weeks are now known as “The Chase for the Sprint Cup.”
As always, tickets for all the Sprint Cup races are available here at GetSeats.com.