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10 Essential Items to Enhance Race Day at the NASCAR Ally 400 Race
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10 Essential Items to Enhance Race Day at the NASCAR Ally 400 Race

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There’s nothing better for NASCAR fans than the thrill of watching souped-up race cars zipping around the track at 200 mph speeds. This year marks the second NASCAR Cup Series Ally 400 race at the Nashville Superspeedway in Lebanon, Tennessee. A camera shot into the revved-up crowd will reveal all sorts of NASCAR fan gear, from hats, graphic tees, and jackets to NASCAR flags, banners, and signs.

If you’re going to join the Nashville Superspeedway excitement in person this year, there are essential items that every NASCAR fan should bring. If you don’t know what you should pack, check out our list of Ally 400 must-haves for race day.

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1. Sportneer Stadium Seats for Bleachers Stadium Seat Bleacher Chairs Portable with Back Supports

Let’s face it—hard metal stadium bleacher seats are so uncomfortable! Diehard NASCAR fans shouldn’t have to suffer to support their sport. That’s why these Stadium Seats for Bleachers with Back Supports and Cushioned Armrests from Sportneer are a must-have. Your race day seat really can’t get better than this. The foldable, portable seat also has side zipper pockets for drinks, and snacks. The seat also reclines into six positions.


2. 3M Corded Reusable Earplugs, 3-Pair with Case

NASCAR racing is an extremely loud sport, with all those engines cranking at top speed around the track. If you’re heading out to the Ally 400 at Nashville Superspeedway, use these 3M Corded Reusable Earplugs to protect your ears and block some of the sounds. This set protects your ears against noise that’s at or exceeds 85 decibels.


3. The Snack Bar - Snack Care Package (40 count) - Variety Assortment with American Candy, Fruit Snacks

Half the thrill of any live sporting event is munching on snacks. On race day, you and your friends can enjoy a huge array of snacks with this 40-count Variety Assortment featuring Cheez-Its, Oreos, M&Ms Cookies, Goldfish, and Rice Krispie Treats. Stuff them in your backpack ahead of the Ally 400 race, or share them with friends and family at a prerace tailgate party.


4. Personalized Custom Racing Flags Stainless Steel Water Bottle with Straw Top 20 Ounce

Staying hydrated at the race is critical—especially if it’s a sweltering day. This Personalized Custom Racing Flags Stainless Steel Water Bottle keeps up to 20 ounces of water or your favorite beverage cold. You can also personalize the bottle to add a name, date, initials, or your pet’s name. The built-in, reusable straw is eco-friendly.


5. Columbia Unisex-adult Bora Bora Booney

Keep the harsh effects of the sun away from your scalp and face with this Unisex Adult Sun Hat from Columbia. The 100% nylon hat features expert stitching and artisanship. Omni-Shade reportedly “blocks UVA and UVB rays to help prevent sunburns and long-term skin damage,” and moisture-wicking technology helps keep you dry.



6. Banana Boat Sport Ultra Sunscreen Spray, Broad Spectrum, SPF 50

You’ll need to apply sunblock before heading out to the Nashville Superspeedway on the NASCAR Cup Series Ally 400 race day. This two-pack set of Sport Ultra Sunscreen Spray from Banana Boat provides broad-spectrum, SPF 50 UV protection. The formula also delivers superior endurance against water and sweat.


7. Hagon PRO Disposable Rain Ponchos for Adults

Diehard NASCAR fans never mind the rain. Because the weather is so unpredictable, packing a Disposable Rain Poncho from Hagon PRO is an excellent idea. The poncho folds up into a compact pouch for transport. It’s constructed with .035 mm-thick PE plastic to offer better protection.

Disposable rain ponchos make a fantastic alternative to toting around a heavy coat, jacket, or umbrella in case it rains. They are even small enough to fit in your pocket. So, this makes them an excellent option for the Ally 400 race. They come five in a pack. So, share them with family and friends or set the extras aside for another occasion.


8. WinCraft NASCAR Logo Cooling Towel

Show your NASCAR love in the scorching heat with this handy NASCAR Cooling Towel (5 pack) from WinCraft. The 12” x 30” towels are 100% performance polyester fabric. Just wet and wring one out, and the material instantly cools to provide relief. You can share the multipack with family and friends on Ally 400 race day or get-togethers like backyard barbecues!


9. PowerBear Portable Radio | AM/FM, 2AA Battery Operated with Long Range Reception for Indoor, Outdoor & Emergency Use

Stay up to date on the NASCAR racing circuit, including the NASCAR Cup Series Ally 400 race on this Battery-Operated Portable Radio from PowerBear. The radio lasts up to 800 hours on two AA batteries. It’s also perfect for camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities to keep you informed of severe weather alerts and power outages.


10. EACONN Binoculars

If you want to bring fast-paced NASCAR action into sharp focus, grab the EACONN 10X50 Binoculars for Adults. The high-powered binoculars deliver 10X magnification and a 50mm large objective lens to see 342 ft/1,000 yards away clearly. The set is waterproof and easy to focus, with adjustable eyepieces and a focus wheel that rotates to achieve a clear image. Stow them in a carrying case to easily transport them into the Nashville Superspeedway on race day.

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