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Title: Pocono Raceway Nascar Camping
Post by: JoeCamper on January 19, 2017, 11:40:31 AM
Pocono Raceway Rally 2017
Date: June 08-11, 2017
Location: Pocono Raceway 1234 Long Pond Rd, Long Pond, PA 18334
Campground Info: Click Here! (http://www.poconoraceway.com/camping-info.html#)
Reservations: call at 1-800-722-3929, or email bkrueger@poconoraceway.com
Coordinators: JoeCamper and ?
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     Electric - There are no utilities at the site.  A few of us run generators for a few hours during the day to charge our batteries for lights, etc at night.  Take showers in our campers etc.  If you don't have a generator, no worries.  You can borrow mine.
     Bath house - There is a bath house with flush toilets and showers.  Showers are normally nice on Thursday and Friday if you go early.  Cold showers later.  The campground is packed on Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday.  Showers are always cold and busy.
     Campfires are permitted, above ground.  One of us bring a fire pit.[/li][/list]
     Water - a fresh water truck comes around a few times a day to fill your water tank as needed. Cost is $??
     Grey/Black Tanks - HoneySucker comes around daily to empty tanks for a fee. Cost is $??
     Ice - Ice truck comes around daily, about $5 per bag

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Title: Re: Pocono Raceway Nascar Camping
Post by: JoeCamper on January 19, 2017, 11:57:22 AM
Namesite or guestArr/Dep?
JoeCampersiteThur/Sun
ChiefBowesguestThur/Sun
MDbairdsiteThur/Mon
Robguest
LoneLocksite
UK guyguest
Guitarmansite
GM B-in-Lawguest
Title: Re: Pocono Raceway Nascar Camping
Post by: Lone Lock on January 20, 2017, 03:38:43 PM
I'm in with a co-worker from the UK who wants to experience some "Americana"  :cheers:
Title: Re: Pocono Raceway Nascar Camping
Post by: Guitarman on January 20, 2017, 06:10:34 PM
I'm in with brother in law and camper.
Title: Re: Pocono Raceway Nascar Camping
Post by: mdbaird76 on January 29, 2017, 08:33:27 PM
I will have Rob and possibly Dave and Steve. 
Title: Re: Pocono Raceway Nascar Camping
Post by: JoeCamper on April 18, 2017, 10:33:10 AM
I just booked my reservation, family camping section
Title: Re: Pocono Raceway Nascar Camping
Post by: acenorm on April 18, 2017, 11:22:39 AM
We are going to try the Pocono Raceway Campground on Long Pond for the July race. They just renovated it and full hookups is $55 a night. Anne is thrilled....but the girls are excited.
Tent camping at Richmond in two weeks with Cadence, hoping for nice weather.
Title: Re: Pocono Raceway Nascar Camping
Post by: JoeCamper on May 22, 2017, 07:33:19 PM
Let's talk food for race weekend.  Each camper (2 people) will take care of a lunch or dinner for everyone.

Thursday
Lunch: on your own since everyone arrives at a different time
Dinner:

Friday
Breakfast: one camper provides and prepares
Lunch: one camper provides and prepares
Dinner: at the casino or on your own

Saturday
Breakfast:  one camper provides and prepares
Lunch:  one camper provides and prepares
Dinner: all prepare and split the cost. (Bacon wrapped Steak, baked potatoes, grill squash and zucchini, corn on the cob.)

Sunday
Breakfast: one camper provides and prepares
Lunch: race day food
Title: Re: Pocono Raceway Nascar Camping
Post by: mdbaird76 on May 24, 2017, 01:05:59 PM
Rob and I will take Friday breakfast and Saturday lunch.

For dinner, I will get the steaks from the butcher near my old work. I will need a count of steaks.
Title: Re: Pocono Raceway Nascar Camping
Post by: Lone Lock on May 25, 2017, 02:08:15 PM
Unfortunately my UK co-worker is out and therefore I won't be taking my trailer.  Can I bunk with someone for Saturday night?

My UK co-worker is going back to the UK for a long weekend to take care of stuff with his house and tenants.   
Title: Re: Pocono Raceway Nascar Camping
Post by: Lone Lock on May 25, 2017, 02:53:22 PM
Actually I won't be making it now either.  DW just OK'd me to get 2 kayaks so there goes my race weekend.  However it is all good, I'll be kayaking that weekend instead!!!!
Title: Re: Pocono Raceway Nascar Camping
Post by: chiefbowes on May 25, 2017, 03:42:16 PM
yea id much rather do physical exertion than hanging with my buddy's tipping a few back, watching the parade of people, watching the race. eating like were rich , going to the casino, hanging at the fire, playing ladder golf, beer pong, corn hole.
Title: Re: Pocono Raceway Nascar Camping
Post by: mdbaird76 on June 01, 2017, 01:46:05 PM
We now have tickets. $45 each is owed to Robby. He will be there by Friday, I will have the tickets beforehand so we can enter the camping area.
Title: Re: Pocono Raceway Nascar Camping
Post by: chiefbowes on June 01, 2017, 04:00:29 PM
can do!
Title: Re: Pocono Raceway Nascar Camping
Post by: JoeCamper on June 02, 2017, 07:36:48 AM
Dinners:  Mdbaird, can we do bacon wrapped filet and baked potatoes on Thursday evening?  Casino Friday evening and Gary and I will provide slow cooked ribs with corn on the cob Saturday evening.

We will also provide a breakfast one day.  Pancakes, sausage and fireball
Title: Re: Pocono Raceway Nascar Camping
Post by: Guitarman on June 03, 2017, 08:06:31 AM
I still don't know brother inlaws plans.  Fri or Sat ? ( he has to deal with the mother inlaw )
I can do breakfast all 3 days. 
Taylor ham (pork roll) egg and cheese sandwiches friday.
Pancakes and sausage Saturday.
French toast and bacon Sunday.
Coffee.