Jean Spectating

Parking passes for the 2024 BFGoodrich Tires Mint 400 are now on sale.

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You can spectate The Mint 400 from one of our four designated spectator areas located in Jean, NV. A parking pass is required to enter each area. You are only permitted to enter the area for which you have a pass for. All four spectator areas are accessed via the Goodsprings Road Exit (The only exit in Jean) and are located off Las Vegas Boulevard on Ranch Road (SPEC1, SPEC3, SPEC4) and Southern Nevada Liteweight Road (SPEC2). Parking space in the Jean, NV spectator areas is limited and expected to sell out prior to the event.

Please note – The motorcycle race course does not pass through any of the remote spectator areas.

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Cost: $40.00 per vehicle, per day. Passes are sold separately for Friday and Saturday racing. If you want to spectate both days, you will need a pass for both days.

Location:  Jean, NV spectator areas.

Shipping: Mint 400 parking passes will begin shipping in early November 2023. If you order additional goods, your complete order will ship together in November. If you would like your goods before then, please create a separate order.

Quantity: (1) parking pass is required per vehicle.

Sticker Application: Jean Spectator Parking Passes must be applied to the outside upper corner of the windshield, on the passengers side prior to arriving at The Mint 400.

Hours of Operation: 7:00am – 9:00pm, subject to change. There is no overnight camping in any spectator areas.

What IS allowed in the spectator areas in Jean? 

  • EZ UPs / shade canopies (Provided they are placed within your vehicle’s viewing area)
  • Chairs
  • Blankets
  • Tarps
  • Coolers and alcoholic beverages (Provided you obey all local, state, and federal alcohol laws.
  • BBQ’s / Food
  • Fire Pits in Metal Containers – Please allow your coals to cool completely and deposit them into the dumpsters when you leave. Please do not leave trash behind.

What is NOT allowed in the spectator areas in Jean?

  • RV’s, 5th wheels or toy haulers
  • Overnight camping
  • Firearms of any kind
  • Fireworks
  • Fires on the ground
  • Drones
  • Pets
  • Unattended children
  • Motorized vehicles such as pit bikes, quads, three wheeled vehicles, or RC cars/trucks.
  • Drugs of any kind, including marajuana. This event takes place on federal lands and as such you may be cited and/or arrested for possession of controlled substances.

Spectate safely – Do not under any circumstances leave the fenced spectator areas and travel onto the racecourse. Removal of Mint 400 and sponsor signs, banners, or signage is considered theft and will not be tolerated.  Keep your children close by and attend to them at all times.

Who do I contact in case of medical emergency? 
There will be Mint 400 security personnel at each spectator location.  If you experience a medical emergency dial 911 and relay your location to EMS staff.

Jean, NV Spectating Rules & FAQ

My spectator parking pass hasn’t arrived and I’m leaving for Vegas soon – what do I do?
Email [email protected] with your order # in the subject line and we’ll take care of you!

Is there onsite pickup of spectator parking passes?
In general, no, but if you have an emergency or other mitigating circumstances email [email protected] with your order # in the subject line and we’ll help you out.

Do I need to buy extra tickets per person in Jean in addition to the parking pass?
No. Your parking pass allows you to bring in however many people fit legally, in a seat, with a seatbelt, into the event. We do not allow shuttling of any kind and you will be turned away or have your pass confiscated if you do so.

What if I want to watch the race in multiple areas? 
That’s fine!  If you wish to park in multiple areas on the same day, you would simply buy passes for each of the areas that you want to visit.

Will Jean spectator parking passes get me into the paid parking in Primm?
No, these spectator parking passes will not gain you entry into the paid parking areas in Primm at the Start/Finish line. Those are separate parking passes.

Are the Jean spectator areas in the dirt? 
Yes, the spectator areas are in the dirt but accessible by any vehicle.

How much space am I allotted for my vehicle?
Approximately 10’ by 20’. In some areas there will be room behind your vehicle for an EZ up or shade structure.

Are there bathrooms available? 
Portable restrooms are in each of the spectator areas.

What do I do with my trash? 
This is a leave no trace event!  Pack it in, pack it out.  Alternatively, there is a large dumpster to deposit your trash in at the entrance/exit of each area.  Please do NOT leave trash, food, or anything behind.

Can I sell stuff?
No. Only approved vendors can sell goods on federal land during this event.

What is the speed limit on the access roads?
Once you turn off Las Vegas Blvd onto Ranch and Liteweight Road SLOW DOWN.  The speed limit is 25mph and there are lots of law enforcement.

Can I park anywhere inside the spectator parking areas?
Parking attendants will assist you when parking. Parking is first come, first served. If you plan to spectate with a group, please enter the spectator area you have purchased passes for together. Due to demand we cannot allow parking spaces to be saved. Please do not go rogue – or your parking pass will be confiscated by security and you will be asked to leave.

What if my spectator area is full?
If you have a spectator parking pass you have a guaranteed parking spot in that area.  Each spectator parking area has been carefully measured to ensure adequate parking.

Can I park on the road and walk into a spectating area?
No. Please do NOT park on any access roads in Jean including Las Vegas Blvd or Knight Ranch Rd.  Your vehicle will be cited and/or towed.

What if I do not have a spectator parking pass? Where can I go to watch the race?
Head to the Official Start/Finish Line in Primm!  You can park anywhere in Primm for free, except the paid parking area behind Buffalo Bills.  There is an admission fee for entry into the midway, but it’s good for the entire weekend.

Jean, NV Spectator Area Descriptions

Spectator Area 1:  This is the largest spectating area at The Mint 400 and features a mile long, high-speed straightaway that competitors blast through at lightning fast speeds.

Spectator Area 2:  Spectator Area 2 is one of the most popular spectator areas. It features a slew of jumps, turns, and obstacles and features a fantastic overhead view of all the Mint 400 off-road action.

Spectator Area 3:  Don’t sleep on SPEC3! This spectator area features large sandy whoops at high speeds that puts vehicles on edge.

Spectator Area 4:  Known for its high-speed passing zone with monstrous whoops, this section of Mint 400 race course was at one time the final stretch heading into the finish line.