Grandstands of Michigan International Speedway.

Three big days coming up at the Michigan International Speedway located about 36 miles from The Lamp Post Inn. Check out the Sprint and NASCAR series events at their website.

The official site lists the racing for the weekend to include:

June 16 – The NASCAR Nationwide Series will make its 21st appearance at MIS in 2012. Fans will see many of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ top stars go head-to-head with the Nationwide Series regulars in what makes for a great day of racing. Kids 12 and under are free on Saturday’s. Junior pricing for 13-17 are half price in any reserved seat. See defending Alliance Truck Parts 250 race winner Carl Edwards and others in an action-packed day of on-track activities.

June 17, 2012 -The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to the Irish Hills on Father’s Day with the running of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 400. NASCAR stars, such as former MIS winners Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart, return to MIS for another action-packed day of side-by-side racing. With great camping, affordable adult prices, kids 12 and under free in the Turn 3 grandstands (children require ticket), half off in any reserved seat for juniors 13-17, free parking and the ability to bring a cooler with your favorite food and beverages, MIS is the perfect summertime destination for fans in 2012.

Fans of the MIS events can reserve rooms at a special discounted rate by using the promo code BIGRACE at the Lamp Post Inn Website.