Short tracks, super speedways, ovals, road courses, and even a triangle - NASCAR drivers race on lots of different tracks!
Sitting on 887 acres, this 1.54-mile standard oval track has 46 condos and hosts all three series right after the Daytona 500.
Former president of the united states, Jimmy Carter, used to work as a ticket taker at the speedway
Jimmie Johnson holds the most wins as an active driver
Auto Club Speedway, formerly California Speedway, is a two- mile, low-banked, d-shaped oval superspeedway. Also has a 1/4 mile dragstrip and a midway fanzone that includes a restaurant, lounge area, retails store and an entertainment stage.
The track has a gymnasium and drivers' family lounge
Kyle Busch holds the fastest lap record at 188.245 mph on February 25, 2005
Bristol is known for its short 0.53 mile concrete oval track, and while speeds on short tracks are slower than most NASCAR oval tracks, here they are higher due to the high banking. Also at the facility is a 0.25 mile dragstrip nicknamed Thunder Valley.
BRISTOL HAS BEEN NAMED ONE OF THE LOUDEST NASCAR TRACKS
THE FOURTH LARGEST SPORTS VENUE IN AMERICA
Features a 2.459 mile track, 10-turn road course, 2.9 km advance driver and race driver training facility with a quarter-mile skid pad and a 1.5 km kart track.
Held the inaugural NASCAR camping world truck series event on September 1, 2013
Renamed from Mosport International Raceway in February 2012
At nearly 2,000 acres, the complex includes a 1.5 mile superspeedway, a 2.25 mile road course, a 6/10ths mile karting layout, a quarter mile oval, and a 1/5th mile oval.
IN 2011, A GUINNESS WORLD RECORD WAS SET AT CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY WITH THE DEBUT OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST HDTV AT A SPORTS VENUE. IT'S NEARLY 16,000 SQUARE FEET
KURT BUSCH HAS THE TRACK RECORD OF 198.7 MPH IN 27.167 SECONDS
Sitting on 930 acres, the Chicagoland Speedway has a 1.5 mile d-shaped, tri-oval speedway track, and is next to its sister track the Route 66 Raceway.
THE GRANDSTANDS ARE ABOUT THE SAME HEIGHT AS THE NAVY PIER FERRIS WHEEL IN DOWNTOWN CHICAGO
THERE ARE 4 GARAGES, 120 BAYS, AND 43 PIT ROAD STALLS
The original paved superspeedway in NASCAR history is an egg-shaped oval with one corner tighter, narrower, more steeply banked than the others.
Nicknamed "The Lady in Black" and "The Track Too Tough To Tame"
First race took over six hours to complete on labor day in 1950
Daytona is home to the most prestigious race in NASCAR: The Daytona 500. The facility has a 2.5 mile high speed tri-oval, a 3.56 mile sports car course, a 2.95 mile motorcycle course, a 0.25 mile karting and motorcycle flat-track, and a 29 acre lake which hosts powerboat racing.
DALE EARNHARDT SR. HAS THE MOST WINS OF ANY DRIVER AT THE DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY
JANET GUTHRIE WAS THE FIRST WOMAN TO RACE IN THE DAYTONA 500
Originally designed to accommodate both horse racing and motorsports events, Dover is a short track that's exactly one mile long and sits on 750 acres.
Brad Keselowski holds the fastest qualifying lap at 21.892 seconds
The speedway's mascot is "Miles the Monster" which is derived from the track's nickname, "The Monster Mile"
Half a mile dirt track owned by three time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion, Tony Stewart.
With a top speed of 19.709 seconds, Ken Schrader holds the fastest lap speed track record
Hosts some of the largest dirt race events in the country with over 20,000 spectators visiting on an annual basis
St. Louis' largest outdoor entertainment facility and host to multiple major professional racing organizations, features a oval track, race course and drag strip.
YOUNGEST RACE WINNER AT THE TRACK IS DARRELL WALLACE JR
The first NASCAR event was held on July 26, 1997 for the NASCAR Xfinity series
Homestead-Miami has hosted the final races of the season for all three NASCAR series since 2002. Sitting on 600 acres, the facility has a 1.5 mile oval, and a 2.21 mile road course.
THE YOUNGEST POLE WINNER (SO FAR) IS KURT BUSCH ON NOVEMBER 17, 2002 AT 24 YEARS-OLD
THE LAP RECORD FOR FASTEST NASCAR IS HELD BY BRAD KESELOWSKI 29.8 SECONDS/181.2 MPH
Sitting on over 559 acres, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has a 2.5 mile rectangular oval track, a 2.6 mile infield road course, and a 2.6 mile motorcycle course.
THE INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY IS THE HIGHEST Surface SPORTS VENUE IN THE WORLD WITH 235,000 PERMANENT SEATS THAT CAN BE INCREASED TO 400,000 WITH INFIELD SEATING
OPENED IN 1909, THE INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY IS THE FIRST RACING FACILITY
Approximately 30 miles east of Des Moines, this 7/8-mile oval track is the only track designed by a former driver, NASCAR Hall of Fame Driver Rusty Wallace and is the only major professional sports venue in the state of Iowa.
Iowa is the only track owned and raced at by NASCAR
Austin Dillon recorded the fastest NASCAR Xfinity series qualifying lap with a speed of 136.737!
This 1.5-mile trioval race track currently hosts two NASCAR race weekends and also has a 6 turn 2.37 mile road course with twists through the infield.
Kansas is the youngest track on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series circuit
Kyle Busch holds the pole record at Kansas with a speed of 178.921 mph
Sitting on 1,000 acres, Kentucky is a 1.5 mile tri-oval track with a 1,600-foot backstretch and hosted NASCAR events since its opening.
The facility was constructed with 48,000 cubic yards of concrete, the equivalent of a 50-story building
Kevin Harvick won the first Xfinity series race at Kentucky in 2001
This 1.5 mile tri-oval track is located on a 1,200 acre complex and includes a 0.375-mile bullring oval, a 0.5-mile dirt track, a 1/4 mile drag strip, and 4 road courses.
Danica Patrick is one of the only two women to compete in at least one Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas
Kyle Busch won the pole and the race in 2009 and has been the only driver to do both
This 0.526 mile track is the shortest track on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series circuit.
Martinsville is the only track that was on the schedule in the first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season that still hosts the series today
Nicknamed "the paperclip" due to its shape and banking
This two-mile d-shaped track is on more than 1,400 acres and is the fatest NASCAR track.
With the lack of a restrictor plate requirement, this track allows drivers pick up top speeds!
MICHIGAN IS A SISTER TRACK TO AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY
This 15-turn road course track runs clockwise and allows drivers to catch a speed of 180mph.
Mid-Ohio has a second road course layout with only 13 turns and is 2.258 miles long
The first NASCAR race was held in 2013
The largest sports facility in New England, the New Hampshire Motor Speedway sits on approximately 1,200 acres and features a 1 mile oval speedway, a 1.6 mile road course, and a 0.25 mile mini oval.
10 million+ viewers watch televised events from the speedway every year
In 2009, Milo the moose was introduced as the track's mascot
This 1 mile low-banked tri-oval was originally constructed with a 2.5-mile road course and is home to two annual NASCAR race weekends.
Kevin Harvick won his 13th race by holding off Carl Edwards by 0.010 of a second in 2016
Danica Patrick made her NASCAR racing debut in 2010 at phoenix
Located in the Pocono mountains, this superspeedway has turns that were modeled after three other tracks. There are three infield configurations however, each of which use a different corner of the race track to complete a smaller infield track.
Nicknamed "The Tricky Triangle"
First NASCAR race was 500 miles in 1974
D-shaped oval track that once sold out 33 consecutive Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races and has hosted the final regular season race since 2004.
Also known as america's premier short track
Until 2016, Richmond was one of several race tracks to host all of its events at night
Situated on 640 acres and hosts over 400 events a year, this 4.048 mile course is a one of only a handful of road circuits in the world that maintains its original configuration.
The first professional race weekend was a NASCAR race in august 1956
Road America has multiple elevation changes throughout its course
Originally named Sears Point International Raceway on 720 acres, the facility has grown to 1,600 acres and hosts 340 days of racing activities a year.
Kyle Larson holds the qualifying record of 77.203 seconds at 92.794 mph
Sonoma is home to 15 owl boxes, which encourage owls to nest
The longest NASCAR tri-oval track at 2.66 miles long. NASCAR stock cars often reach speeds of over 200 mph at this superspeedway.
The complex is on the site of the former Anniston air force base
Talladega is most known for its steep banking at 33°
This quad-oval designed track is 1.5 miles, positioned on 1,500 acres and houses 4 variations of a road course, a dirt track and a 1/5-mile track.
Texas has enough lighting to illuminate 11 NFL stadiums
The first speedway to display the laps in the race counting down and counting up
NASCAR stock cars only race on the 11 twists and turns of 2.454 miles of this road course called "The Glen" that also hosts concerts, festivals and other popular racing organizations.
The first NASCAR race at "The Glen" was in 1957
the annual race held goes a distance of 355 kilometers or 220.5 miles