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Encyclopedia > California Speedway
California Speedway
Facility statistics
Location 9300 Cherry Avenue, Fontana, California 92335
Broke ground 1995
Opened 1997
Owner International Speedway Corporation
Operator International Speedway Corporation
Construction cost $100 million USD
Architect Paxton Waters Architecture
Penske Motorsports, Inc.
Former names
None
Major events
NASCAR Nextel Cup
Auto Club 500, Sony HD 500

NASCAR Busch Series
Stater Brothers 300, Ameriquest 300 Image File history File links Racetickets_californialg. ... Fontana is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... International Speedway Corporation (NYSE: ISCA) is a corporation whose primary business is the ownership and management of NASCAR race tracks. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Indian Ocean Territory[1], the British Virgin Islands, Cambodia, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 2. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series is NASCARs top racing series. ... The Auto Club 500 is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at the California Speedway in Fontana, California. ... The Sony HD 500 is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at the California Speedway in Fontana, California. ... NASCAR Busch Series logo The Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs second division (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations top level, the Nextel... The Stater Brothers 300 is the second race on the NASCAR Busch Series schedule. ... The Ameriquest 300 is a NASCAR Busch Series race that takes place at California Speedway. ...


NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series
San Bernardino County 200 The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series is a popular NASCAR racing series that features modified pickup trucks. ... The San Bernardino County 200 is a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race that takes place at California Speedway in Fontana, California. ...

Seating capacity
91,200 (NASCAR)
Current dimensions
Track shape D-shaped oval
Track length 2 miles
Track banking Turns - 14 degrees
Frontstretch - 11 degrees
Backstretch - 3 degrees


The California Speedway is a two-mile, low-banked, D-shaped oval superspeedway in Fontana, California, similar to that of "sister track" Michigan International Speedway. It is located approximately 40 miles east of Los Angeles on the site of the former Kaiser Steel mill. It is a relatively new race track, opening in early 1997, and has additional configurations and facilities to accommodate "road" races, motorcycle races, vehicle testing, and drag races (Auto Club Dragway). This racetrack is a stones throw from the old Ontario Motor Speedway and the old Riverside International Raceway. After Riverside's closure in 1988, Southern California did not host a NASCAR race from 1988 to 1997. Then California Speedway was opened, and racing was back in SoCal. In North American motorsports, a superspeedway is a race track over one mile (1. ... Fontana is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. ... Michigan International Speedway is a two-mile (3. ... Nickname: City of Angels Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Area    - City 1290. ... Kaiser Steel was an American corporation, whose assets included a former steelmaking plant, located in Fontana, California, and an iron ore mine at nearby Eagle Mountain, California. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Drag racing is a form of auto racing in which cars attempt to complete a fairly short, straight and level course in the shortest amount of time. ... Ontario Motor Speedway located in Ontario, California, was a 2. ... Riverside International Raceway (Sometimes known as RIR or Riverside Raceway) was a racing track or road course in Riverside, California. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ...


In addition to NASCAR, the raceway has also hosted open-wheel events from both CART and the Indy Racing League. In 1999 Canadian driver Greg Moore was killed in a crash at the track, resulting in a major overhaul of the backstretch for safety (it was discovered Moore's car slid in the grass off Turn 2, allowing the car to overturn, and cause the fatal crash; following that, ISC, which had purchased the track, paved that section of backstretch apron in time for the 2000 NASCAR event to prevent cars from sliding in that section, and to allow for drivers to have control of the cars in an incident); in 2003 the Indy Racing League set the highest average speed for any circuit event in motorsports at the track. The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... Champcar has been the name for the class of cars used in the United States premier open wheel auto racing series for decades. ... The Indy Racing League, better known as IRL, is the sanctioning body of a predominantly American based open-wheel racing series. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Greg Moore (born April 22, 1975; died October 31, 1999) was a Canadian race car driver who competed in the Indy Lights and CART Series,where he had great sucsess with several wins and a championship in the former league, in addition to consistent good finishes. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Indy Racing League, better known as IRL, is the sanctioning body of a predominantly American based open-wheel racing series. ...


Like many modern oval tracks, Fontana also features an infield road-course, which has been used by the Grand American Road Racing Association and by the Japanese Grand Touring Car Championship, with the JGTC race being unique in the fact it was a night race. The GARRA Rolex Sports Car Series no longer goes to this track. Fontana is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. ... The Grand American Road Racing Association or Grand-Am is an auto racing sanctioning body that was established in 1999 to organize endurance road racing competitions in North America. ... All-Japan Grand Touring Car Championship or JGTC is a touring car race series authorized by the Japan Automobile Federation. ...


In 2005, 19 year old Kyle Busch earned his first ever NASCAR Nextel Cup win at California Speedway. He is to date the youngest driver to win a race in the Nextel Cup Series. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kyle Thomas Busch (born May 2, 1985 in Las Vegas, Nevada) is a driver in the 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series and is the youngest driver ever to win a race in Nextel Cup and Craftsman Truck history. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series is NASCARs top racing series. ... The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series is NASCARs top racing series. ...


The circuit is often used for television commercials. In 2000, portions of Charlie's Angels were filmed at the speedway and in 2004, portions of Herbie: Fully Loaded were filmed there. There are many kinds of circuit An electric circuit interconnects electrical elements or electronic elements together usually to perform some useful function. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2000. ... Charlies Angels (2000) is an action/comedy film based on (and being something of a sequel to) the 1970s television series Charlies Angels. ... // Please note that these are the top grossing films that were first released in 2004; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing films for calendar year 2004. ...


See also: List of NASCAR race tracks 12. ...

Contents

Track Timeline

November 1, 1993: Initial discussions among Penske Speedways Inc. and Kaiser Values Inc. begin about making a speedway in California. Look up November in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Team Penske (also known as Penske Racing) is a racing team that currently owns cars running in the Indy Racing League and NASCAR; it formerly competed in CART. The team is named after its founder and principal owner, Roger Penske, and is a part of his conglomerate, Penske Corporation. ...


April 20, 1994: Official announcement is made to the public about making a 2.5 mile NASCAR track in California. April is the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four with the length of 30 days. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...


July 18, 1994: CART signs on to officially run races at California Speedway in a multi-year deal. July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... A simple wooden cart in Australia A cart transporting watermelons in Harbin, China. ...


April 26, 1995: San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors approves for construction of the track. April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... San Bernardino County is the largest county in the United States by area, containing more land than 9 states. ...


November 22, 1995: Initial contsruction for the 2.0 mile speedway begins. November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


May 30, 1996: NASCAR, ABC, and ESPN team up to sign a multi-year deal to televise the California race live. May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... ABC are the first three letters in the Latin Alphabet ABC may also refer to: easy as ABC – i. ... ESPN, formerly the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...


January 10, 1997: IRL Team Penske driver Paul Tracey is the first person to drive on California Speedway. January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The three-letter acronym IRL may refer to: Indy Racing League, a U.S. based open-wheel racing series In real life, an Internet slang phrase Ireland in ISO 3166-1 code Internet Resource Locator Industrial Research Limited, a New Zealand Crown Research Institute A chemical used to fill the... Team Penske (also known as Penske Racing) is a racing team that currently owns cars running in the Indy Racing League and NASCAR; it formerly competed in CART. The team is named after its founder and principal owner, Roger Penske, and is a part of his conglomerate, Penske Corporation. ...


March 24, 1997: Jay Sauter and Dave Marcis are the first to drive stock cars on the pavement of California speedway, testing for IROC. March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (84th in leap years). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jay Sauter (born January 22, 1962 in Necedah, Wisconsin) is a NASCAR driver. ... Dave Marcis (born March 1, 1941) was a driver on the NASCAR Winston Cup (now known as the NASCAR Nextel Cup) circuit from 1968 until 2002. ... International Race of Champions (IROC) is an auto racing competition, promoted as an equivalent of an All-Star Game or The Masters. ...


May 5, 1997: First Winton Cup Series Test session for California Speedway. May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


June 20, 1997: Offical opening of California Speedway. June 20 is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 194 days remaining. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


June 21, 1997: The very first race at California Speedway, the Auto Club 200, a Winston West series race, is won by Ken Schrader. The first IROC race is also ran and won by Mark Martin. June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ken Schrader with the 2006 Little Debbie paint scheme Kenneth Schrader (born May 29, 1955 in Fenton, Missouri) is a second-generation race car driver. ... International Race of Champions (IROC) is an auto racing competition, promoted as an equivalent of an All-Star Game or The Masters. ... There are several well-known men named Mark Martin. ...


June 22, 1997: The first Winston Cup series race at California, the California 500, is won by Jeff Gordon. June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The NASCAR Championship is the championship held in NASCARs top stock car racing series. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Jeffery Michael Gordon (born August 4, 1971) was born in Vallejo, California, raised in Pittsboro, Indiana, and currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. ...


September 27, 1997: Mauricio Gugelmin sets CART world speed record at California, with a speed of 240.942 mph. September 27 is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mauricio Gugelmin was a Formula One driver from Brazil. ... A simple wooden cart in Australia A cart transporting watermelons in Harbin, China. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...


September 28, 1997: Mark Blundell wins the first, and only, CART race at California. September 28 is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mark Blundell (Barnet, Hertfordshire, England, UK, April 8, 1966) is a former Formula One, sportscar, and CART racing driver. ... A simple wooden cart in Australia A cart transporting watermelons in Harbin, China. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...


October 18, 1997: The first NASCAR Craftsmen Truck series event at California is won by Mike Bliss. October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Mike Bliss (born April 5, 1965, in Milwaukie, Oregon) is a NASCAR driver. ...


Ocotber 19, 1997: The first NASCAR Busch Series event at California is won by Todd Bodine. 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... NASCAR Busch Series logo The Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs second division (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations top level, the Nextel... Todd Bodine is a stock car racer. ...


October 28, 2000: Gil de Ferran, during a closed track session, tops Mauricio Gugelmin's track record with a blazing 241.428 mph. October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 64 days remaining. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Gil de Ferran de Ferran won two CART championships in 2000 and 2001 De Ferran at the 2005 United States Grand Prix Gil de Ferran (born November 11, 1967) in Paris, France to Brazilian parents, is a former racing driver. ... Mauricio Gugelmin was a Formula One driver from Brazil. ...


Febuary 9, 2001: A proposal is sent to San Bernardino County to build a quarter-mile drag strip at California Speedway for the NHRA to use. 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... San Bernardino County is the largest county in the United States by area, containing more land than 9 states. ... The National Hot Rod Association, known as the NHRA, was founded by Wally Parks in 1951 in the State of California to provide a governing body to organize and promote the sport of drag racing. ...


June 19, 2001: An official announcement is made that the California Dragway will be made, along with the plans of a road course intergrated into the 2.0 mile speedway. June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 195 days remaining. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


September 8, 2001: The first weekend for the street legal Friday Night at California Dragway is run. September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Street Legal, a rock album, was released by Bob Dylan on June 15, 1978. ... The goddess Freyja, after whom Friday is named. ...


October 4, 2001: An announcement with the Rolex Sports Car Series is made for a several year aggreement to race at the new road course intergrated into California Speedway. October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... ...


November 21, 2001: An announcment is made to let the AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Superbike Championship to run the road course at California Speedway for rounds 2 and 3. November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... AMA is used as an abbreviation for the following: Academy of Model Aeronautics Alberta Motor Association American Management Association American Marketing Association American Medical Association American Motorcyclist Association American Music Awards Associación Médica Argentina Australian Medical Association Against medical advice - a patient that leaves a medical facility early... Chevrolet, or Chevy, is a brand of automobile that is now part of the General Motors group. ... Trucks can refer to several things: The plural of: Truck, the motorized vehicle Truck, other uses of the singular As a name: Trucks was a rock band Trucks is a short story by Stephen King Trucks is a movie based on the Stephen King short story Trucks! is a television... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... Up until the late 1960s, motorcycles came in three basic formats: Working Bikes: Generally below 250cc, low powered for the average working gentleman to get to work General Bikes: Generally below 500cc/650cc, as working bikes but as they had higher power could also be used for fun at... Championship is a term used to refer to various forms of sports competitions in which the aim is to decide which individual or team is the champion; that is, the best competitor. ...


Febuary 6, 2002: IRL runs a pre-season test session on the road course section of the track. For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... The three-letter acronym IRL may refer to: Indy Racing League, a U.S. based open-wheel racing series In real life, an Internet slang phrase Ireland in ISO 3166-1 code Internet Resource Locator Industrial Research Limited, a New Zealand Crown Research Institute A chemical used to fill the...


March 23, 2002: Didier Theys and Fredy Leinhard Jr. win the first Rolex Sports Car Series event at California Speedway. March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in leap years). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Didier Theys (born October 19, 1956, Nivelles, Belgium), is a former driver in the CART series. ... ...


March 24, 2002: Sam Hornish Jr. wins the first IRL race at California by 0.0281 seconds over Jaques Lazier. March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (84th in leap years). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Sam Hornish, Jr. ... The three-letter acronym IRL may refer to: Indy Racing League, a U.S. based open-wheel racing series In real life, an Internet slang phrase Ireland in ISO 3166-1 code Internet Resource Locator Industrial Research Limited, a New Zealand Crown Research Institute A chemical used to fill the... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Jaques Lazier is an Indy Racing League driver born January 25, 1971 in Denver, Colorado and is the younger brother of 1996 Indianapolis 500 champion Buddy Lazier. ...


April 6, 2002: Anthony Gobert wins the first AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Superbike Championship at California Speedway. April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Anthony Gobert is a motorcycle racer from Australia, born 5 March 1975 in Greenacre, nicknamed The Go-Show. ... AMA is used as an abbreviation for the following: Academy of Model Aeronautics Alberta Motor Association American Management Association American Marketing Association American Medical Association American Motorcyclist Association American Music Awards Associación Médica Argentina Australian Medical Association Against medical advice - a patient that leaves a medical facility early... Chevrolet, or Chevy, is a brand of automobile that is now part of the General Motors group. ... Trucks can refer to several things: The plural of: Truck, the motorized vehicle Truck, other uses of the singular As a name: Trucks was a rock band Trucks is a short story by Stephen King Trucks is a movie based on the Stephen King short story Trucks! is a television... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... Up until the late 1960s, motorcycles came in three basic formats: Working Bikes: Generally below 250cc, low powered for the average working gentleman to get to work General Bikes: Generally below 500cc/650cc, as working bikes but as they had higher power could also be used for fun at... Championship is a term used to refer to various forms of sports competitions in which the aim is to decide which individual or team is the champion; that is, the best competitor. ...


April 24, 2003: An announcment is made that lights will be installed in the raceway sometime during 2004. April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


September 5, 2004: The first race under the lights is ran at California Speedway, a NASCAR Nextel Cup series race won by Elliott Sadler. September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series is NASCARs top racing series. ... Elliott Sadler (left) talking with teammate Dale Jarrett. ...


Current races

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series is NASCARs top racing series. ... The Auto Club 500 is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at the California Speedway in Fontana, California. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series is NASCARs top racing series. ... The Sony HD 500 is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at the California Speedway in Fontana, California. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... NASCAR Busch Series logo The Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs second division (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations top level, the Nextel... The Stater Brothers 300 is the second race on the NASCAR Busch Series schedule. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... NASCAR Busch Series logo The Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs second division (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations top level, the Nextel... The Ameriquest 300 is a NASCAR Busch Series race that takes place at California Speedway. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series is a popular NASCAR racing series that features modified pickup trucks. ... The San Bernardino County 200 is a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race that takes place at California Speedway in Fontana, California. ...

Records

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Atlanta - Bristol - Brooklyn, Michigan - Charlotte - Darlington - Daytona - Dover - Fontana, California - Fort Worth - Indianapolis - Joliet, Illinois - Kansas City - Las Vegas - Loudon - Martinsville - Miami - Pocono - Phoenix - Richmond - Sonoma, California - Talladega - Watkins Glen Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... Atlanta Motor Speedway is a superspeedway in Hampton, Georgia, USA, 20 miles (32 km) south of Atlanta. ... Bristol Motor Speedway is a NASCAR short track located in Bristol, Tennessee. ... Michigan International Speedway is a two-mile (3. ... Lowes Motor Speedway (formerly Charlotte Motor Speedway) is a superspeedway in Concord, North Carolina, a few miles north of Charlotte. ... Darlington Raceway is a race track built for NASCAR racing located near Darlington, South Carolina. ... Daytona International Speedway is a superspeedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. ... Dover International Speedway (nickname: The Monster Mile) is a NASCAR race track located near Dover, Delaware. ... Texas Motor Speedway is a superspeedway located in the northernmost portion of the U.S. city of Fort Worth, Texas -- the portion located in Denton County, Texas. ... The Wing and Wheel, respresentative symbol of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway since 1909 Indianapolis Motor Speedway, located in Speedway, Indiana (a separate town completely surrounded by Indianapolis) in the United States, is the second-oldest surviving automobile racing track in the world (after the Milwaukee Mile), having existed since 1909... Chicagoland Speedway is a speedway in Joliet, Illinois, USA, southwest of Chicago. ... Kansas Speedway is a speedway in Kansas City, in the U.S. state of Kansas. ... Las Vegas Motor Speedway, located at 7000 Las Vegas Boulevard North in Las Vegas, Nevada, is an complex of 4 different tracks for automobile racing. ... New Hampshire International Speedway is a 1. ... Martinsville Speedway is an International Speedway Corporation-owned NASCAR stock car racing track located in Martinsville, Virginia. ... Homestead-Miami Speedway is a speedway in Homestead, Florida, USA, southwest of Miami. ... Pocono Raceway is a superspeedway located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania at Long Pond; it is the site of two annual NASCAR Nextel Cup races held just a few weeks apart in June and July. ... Phoenix International Raceway is a one mile tri-oval race track located in Avondale, AZ. It opened in 1964, but wasnt used by NASCAR until 1988, with the first race won by the late Alan Kulwicki. ... Richmond International Raceway (RIR) is a A 3/4 mile, D shaped, asphalt race track located outside Richmond, Virginia. ... Infineon Raceway, formerly Sears Point Raceway, is a road course and drag strip in the golden hills of northern California, near Sonoma, north of San Francisco. ... Talladega Superspeedway is a motorsports complex located north of Talladega, Alabama. ... Watkins Glen International (nicknamed The Glen) is an auto race track located near Watkins Glen, New York at the southern tip of Seneca Lake. ...

Craftsman Truck Series

Atlanta - Bristol - Brooklyn, Michigan - Charlotte - Daytona - Dover - Fontana, California - Fort Worth - Indianapolis - Kansas City - Las Vegas - Loudon - Madison, Illinois - Mansfield - Martinsville - Memphis - Miami - Milwaukee - Nashville - Phoenix - Talladega - Sparta, Kentucky NASCAR Busch Series logo The Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs second division (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations top level, the Nextel... Atlanta Motor Speedway is a superspeedway in Hampton, Georgia, USA, 20 miles (32 km) south of Atlanta. ... Bristol Motor Speedway is a NASCAR short track located in Bristol, Tennessee. ... Michigan International Speedway is a two-mile (3. ... Lowes Motor Speedway (formerly Charlotte Motor Speedway) is a superspeedway in Concord, North Carolina, a few miles north of Charlotte. ... Darlington Raceway is a race track built for NASCAR racing located near Darlington, South Carolina. ... Daytona International Speedway is a superspeedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. ... Dover International Speedway (nickname: The Monster Mile) is a NASCAR race track located near Dover, Delaware. ... Texas Motor Speedway is a superspeedway located in the northernmost portion of the U.S. city of Fort Worth, Texas -- the portion located in Denton County, Texas. ... OReilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis is a multi purpose racing facility located in Indianapolis, Indiana. ... Chicagoland Speedway is a speedway in Joliet, Illinois, USA, southwest of Chicago. ... Kansas Speedway is a speedway in Kansas City, in the U.S. state of Kansas. ... Las Vegas Motor Speedway, located at 7000 Las Vegas Boulevard North in Las Vegas, Nevada, is an complex of 4 different tracks for automobile racing. ... New Hampshire International Speedway is a 1. ... Gateway International Raceway is a race track in Madison, Illinois, USA. It hosts a NASCAR Busch Series event and a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race on a 1. ... Martinsville Speedway is an International Speedway Corporation-owned NASCAR stock car racing track located in Martinsville, Virginia. ... Memphis Motorsports Park is a race track located in Millington, Tennessee, approximately twenty miles north of downtown Memphis. ... The Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez is a 4. ... Homestead-Miami Speedway is a speedway in Homestead, Florida, USA, southwest of Miami. ... The Milwaukee Mile (also The Mile and Americas Legendary Oval) is a race track in West Allis, Wisconsin, USA. It is a mile long (1. ... The Gilles Villeneuve Circuit is the venue for the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix and, as of 2007, a NASCAR Busch Series race. ... Nashville Superspeedway is a motor racing complex located in Gladeville, Tennessee (though the track has a Lebanon address), United States, about 48 km (30 miles) east of Nashville. ... Phoenix International Raceway is a one mile tri-oval race track located in Avondale, AZ. It opened in 1964, but wasnt used by NASCAR until 1988, with the first race won by the late Alan Kulwicki. ... Richmond International Raceway (RIR) is a A 3/4 mile, D shaped, asphalt race track located outside Richmond, Virginia. ... Kentucky Speedway is a relatively new superspeedway located in Sparta, Kentucky, approximately halfway between Louisville, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio, with easy interstate highway access to both cities, and is additionally less than 100 miles from another fairly sizable market, Lexington, Kentucky. ... Talladega Superspeedway is a motorsports complex located north of Talladega, Alabama. ... Watkins Glen International (nicknamed The Glen) is an auto race track located near Watkins Glen, New York at the southern tip of Seneca Lake. ... The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series is a popular NASCAR racing series that features modified pickup trucks. ... Atlanta Motor Speedway is a superspeedway in Hampton, Georgia, USA, 20 miles (32 km) south of Atlanta. ... Bristol Motor Speedway is a NASCAR short track located in Bristol, Tennessee. ... Michigan International Speedway is a two-mile (3. ... Lowes Motor Speedway (formerly Charlotte Motor Speedway) is a superspeedway in Concord, North Carolina, a few miles north of Charlotte. ... Daytona International Speedway is a superspeedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. ... Dover International Speedway (nickname: The Monster Mile) is a NASCAR race track located near Dover, Delaware. ... Texas Motor Speedway is a superspeedway located in the northernmost portion of the U.S. city of Fort Worth, Texas -- the portion located in Denton County, Texas. ... OReilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis is a multi purpose racing facility located in Indianapolis, Indiana. ... Kansas Speedway is a speedway in Kansas City, in the U.S. state of Kansas. ... Las Vegas Motor Speedway, located at 7000 Las Vegas Boulevard North in Las Vegas, Nevada, is an complex of 4 different tracks for automobile racing. ... New Hampshire International Speedway is a 1. ... Gateway International Raceway is a race track in Madison, Illinois, USA. It hosts a NASCAR Busch Series event and a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race on a 1. ... Mansfield Motorsports Speedway is a half-mile automobile race track located just north of Mansfield, Ohio. ... Martinsville Speedway is an International Speedway Corporation-owned NASCAR stock car racing track located in Martinsville, Virginia. ... Memphis Motorsports Park is a race track located in Millington, Tennessee, approximately twenty miles north of downtown Memphis. ... Homestead-Miami Speedway is a speedway in Homestead, Florida, USA, southwest of Miami. ... The Milwaukee Mile (also The Mile and Americas Legendary Oval) is a race track in West Allis, Wisconsin, USA. It is a mile long (1. ... Nashville Superspeedway is a motor racing complex located in Gladeville, Tennessee (though the track has a Lebanon address), United States, about 48 km (30 miles) east of Nashville. ... Phoenix International Raceway is a one mile tri-oval race track located in Avondale, AZ. It opened in 1964, but wasnt used by NASCAR until 1988, with the first race won by the late Alan Kulwicki. ... Talladega Superspeedway is a motorsports complex located north of Talladega, Alabama. ... Kentucky Speedway is a relatively new superspeedway located in Sparta, Kentucky, approximately halfway between Louisville, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio, with easy interstate highway access to both cities, and is additionally less than 100 miles from another fairly sizable market, Lexington, Kentucky. ...


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