Parking FAQ


What is a Jean Spectator Parking Pass?
Jean Spectator Parking Passes are colored stickers required to park a vehicle in all of the spectator areas in Jean, NV.  They must be applied to the OUTSIDE UPPER RIGHT CORNER (passenger side) of your windshield prior to arriving to The Mint 400 and can be purchased here ahead of the event.

Do I need a separate parking pass for each day of racing? 
Yes.  Jean Spectator Parking Passes for racing on Friday, March 6th and Saturday, March 7th will be sold separately in 2020.

Does everyone in my vehicle need a parking pass?
No.  One parking pass is required per vehicle for both spectating in Jean.

What happens if Jean Spectator Parking Passes are sold out and I don’t have one?
There is plenty of spectating at the official Start/Finish line in Primm, NV.

Does it cost anything to park at the official Start/Finish line in Primm, NV?  
No!  All parking is open first come, first served.

Is there a ticket price to get in the Primm Valley Start/Finish Line?
Yes.  Each person needs to purchase a ticket to enter the spectator area in Primm. The cost is $10 per person in advance or $15 at the gate, children under the age of 12 get in free.  Click here to purchase a ticket ahead of time.

Can I park at more than one Spectator Area?
Yes, but your vehicle is only permitted to enter the spectator area for which you have a pass for.

Can I park on the road and walk into a spectating area?
No.  Under no circumstance can you park on any of the nearby roads. 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.

How long are spectator areas open?
Jean Spectator Area Saturday Hours of Operation: 5:00am-9:00pm
Jean Spectator Area Sunday Hours of Operation: 5:00am-9:00pm
Primm Valley Start/Finish Saturday Hours of Operation: 5:00am-Midnight
Primm Valley Start/Finish Sunday Hours of Operation: 5:00am-Midnight

How do I get to the spectating areas 1-4 in Jean?
From the 15 freeway take the Goodsprings Road exit East.  Turn left onto Las Vegas Blvd and follow the posted signs.

How do I get to the Primm Valley Start/Finish Line?
The Official Primm Valley Mint 400 Start/Finish Line is right behind Buffalo Bills Hotel and Casino.  From the 15 freeway take the Primm exit East.

Where does the money from my parking pass purchase go?
Parking passes help pay for the cost of spectator area development, racecourse development, land usage fees, parking staff, security staff, trash bins and pick up, portable restrooms and traffic control.

When should I expect my parking pass to arrive in the mail?
New to 2020, parking passes will be shipped in the mail prior to the event. If you’ve purchased any additional goods with your parking pass, your complete order will ship together. Parking passes will begin shipping in mid-October 2019.

Can I bring my RV, 5th wheel or Toy hauler to the Jean Spectator areas?
No. Our spectator areas are not set-up for oversize vehicles. Only cars, trucks, and vans are allowed to park in S1 – S4.

What is the speed limit at the race?
The posted speed limit for all access roads into spectator areas is 25 mph and will be strictly enforced.  Every year dozens of tickets are issued to speeders. Just don’t do it. It’s unsafe.

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. Space is limited and we need your help to fit everyone in.

Can I save spots for my friends who are coming to the race later in the day?
No. Again, we cannot allow parking spaces to be saved.

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.

Where do I use the bathroom?
There are port-o-potties in each spectator area. Please help us keep these clean. Do not put trash in them!

Can I bring a BBQ?
BBQ’s are permitted.  However, please do not dispose of coals on the open desert! BLM officers will be present and will issue citations for this.

Where should I put my trash?
If you packed it in, PACK IT OUT!  There are dumpsters and trash cans in each spectator area. Please help us LEAVE NO TRACE!

Can I camp in the spectator areas?
There is no overnight camping at The Mint 400 either before, during, or after the event.

-Do not under any circumstances leave the fenced spectator areas and travel onto the racecourse.
-Drones and/or unmanned aircraft, RC toys, UTV’s, motorcycles, and/or quads are forbidden.
-Firearms, fireworks, or weapons of any kind are strictly forbidden at The Mint 400.
-Removal of Mint 400 and sponsor signs, banners, or signage is considered theft and will not be tolerated.

There will be Mint 400 security personnel at each spectator location including the Primm Valley Start/Finish. If you experience a medical emergency dial 911 and relay your location to EMS staff.