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Encyclopedia > Kansas Speedway
Kansas Speedway
Location Kansas City, Kansas
Kansas Speedway Logo.
Track length 1.5 miles (2.41 kilometres)
Track shape Tri-Oval
Banking Turns - 15°
Front Straight - 10.4°
Back Straight - 5°
Major events NASCAR NEXTEL Cup, NASCAR Busch Series, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, Indy Racing League
Capacity 80,000
Address 400 Speedway Blvd., Kansas City, Kansas 66111
Owner International Speedway Corporation

Kansas Speedway is a speedway in Kansas City, in the U.S. state of Kansas. Kansas City is the third largest city in the U.S. state of Kansas and the county seat of Wyandotte County; it is part of the Unified Government [1] which also includes the cities of Bonner Springs and Edwardsville. ... Official language(s) English Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Area  Ranked 15th  - Total 82,277 sq. ... Image File history File links Kansas_Speedway_Logo. ... A mile is the name of a unit of length, usually used to measure distance, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... km redirects here. ... NASCAR Nextel Cup logo The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series is NASCARs top racing series. ... 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... NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series logo The Craftsman Truck Series is a popular NASCAR racing series that features modified pickup trucks. ... Indy Racing League Logo The Indy Racing League, better known as IRL, is the sanctioning body of a predominantly American based open-wheel racing series. ... International Speedway Corporation (NYSE: ISCA) is a corporation whose primary business is the ownership and management of NASCAR race tracks. ... Kansas City is the third largest city in the U.S. state of Kansas and the county seat of Wyandotte County; it is part of the Unified Government [1] which also includes the cities of Bonner Springs and Edwardsville. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Area  Ranked 15th  - Total 82,277 sq. ...


The speedway is a 1-1/2 mile tri-oval with 15 degree banking in the turns. A tri-oval is a shape which dervies its name from the two other shapes it most resembles, a triangle and an oval. ...

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Current Races

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... NASCAR Nextel Cup logo The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series is NASCARs top racing series. ... The Banquet 400 presented by ConAgra Foods is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. ... 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 Yellow Transportation 300 is a NASCAR Busch Series race that takes place at Kansas Speedway. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series logo The Craftsman Truck Series is a popular NASCAR racing series that features modified pickup trucks. ... The OReilly Auto Parts 250 is a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race that takes place at Kansas Speedway. ... Indy Racing League Logo The Indy Racing League, better known as IRL, is the sanctioning body of a predominantly American based open-wheel racing series. ... The Auto Racing Club of America (ARCA) is an auto racing sanctioning body in the United States. ...

Records

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See also

The following is a list of race tracks used by NASCAR as part of its Nextel Cup Series, Busch Series, and/or Craftsman Truck Series. ...

External links

Nextel Cup Series

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. ... The California Speedway is a two-mile, low-banked, D-shaped oval superspeedway in Fontana, California, approximately 40 miles east of Los Angeles on the site of the former Kaiser Steel mill. ... Texas Motor Speedway is a speedway located in Justin, Texas, which is within Denton County, Texas. ... Indianapolis Motor Speedway Wing and Wheel Indianapolis Motor Speedway, located in Speedway, Indiana (a separate city 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, and the original Speedway, the first racing... Chicagoland Speedway is a speedway in Joliet, Illinois, USA, southwest of Chicago. ... 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. ...

Busch Series

Atlanta - Bristol - Brooklyn, Michigan - Charlotte - Darlington - Daytona - Dover - Fontana, California - Fort Worth - Indianapolis - Joliet, Illinois - Kansas City - Las Vegas - Loudon - Madison, Illinois - Martinsville - Memphis - Mexico City - Miami - Milwaukee - Nashville - Phoenix - Richmond - Sparta, Kentucky - Talladega - Watkins Glen 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. ... The California Speedway is a two-mile, low-banked, D-shaped oval superspeedway in Fontana, California, approximately 40 miles east of Los Angeles on the site of the former Kaiser Steel mill. ... Texas Motor Speedway is a speedway located in Justin, Texas, which is within 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. ... 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. ... 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. ...

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 Craftsman Truck Series logo The 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. ... The California Speedway is a two-mile, low-banked, D-shaped oval superspeedway in Fontana, California, approximately 40 miles east of Los Angeles on the site of the former Kaiser Steel mill. ... Texas Motor Speedway is a speedway located in Justin, Texas, which is within Denton County, Texas. ... OReilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis is a multi purpose racing facility located in Indianapolis, Indiana. ... 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. ...

Tracks of the Indy Racing League IndyCar Series
Indianapolis Motor Speedway

ChicagolandHomesteadInfineonKansas CityKentuckyMichiganMilwaukeeMotegiNashvilleRichmondSt. PetersburgTexasWatkins Glen Indy Racing League Logo The Indy Racing League, better known as IRL, is the sanctioning body of a predominantly American based open-wheel racing series. ... Indianapolis Motor Speedway Wing and Wheel Indianapolis Motor Speedway, located in Speedway, Indiana (a separate city 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, and the original Speedway, the first racing... Chicagoland Speedway is a speedway in Joliet, Illinois, USA, southwest of Chicago. ... Homestead-Miami Speedway is a speedway in Homestead, Florida, USA, southwest of Miami. ... 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. ... 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. ... Michigan International Speedway is a two-mile (3. ... 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. ... Twin Ring Motegi is an automobile racing track located in Motegi, Japan. ... 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. ... Richmond International Raceway (RIR) is a A 3/4 mile, D shaped, asphalt race track located outside Richmond, Virginia. ... The Streets of St. ... Texas Motor Speedway is a speedway located in Justin, Texas, which is within Denton County, Texas. ... Watkins Glen International (nicknamed The Glen) is an auto race track located near Watkins Glen, New York at the southern tip of Seneca Lake. ...


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Jayski's® Silly Season Site - Kansas Speedway Track News (3459 words)
Kansas Speedway, which is owned by Florida-based International Speedway Corp., and Baltimore-based Cordish in May also announced a partnership to develop Daytona Live at the speedway corporation’s Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. That $250 million project will include a theater, a hotel, dining and entertainment options and a residential component.
Kansas Speedway Presents Tickets to Kansas National Guard: At a Capitol ceremony on Wednesday, Kansas National Guard members and their families were presented with 2,500 tickets to opening weekend races at the Kansas Speedway by Speedway President Jeff Boerger and Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius.
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Kansas is bordered by Nebraska on the north; Missouri on the east; Oklahoma on the south; and Colorado on the west.
Kansas has a reputation as a progressive state with many firsts in legislative initiatives—it was the first state to institute a system of workers compensation (1910).
Kansas was the first state to ban the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s, and Kansas was also the first state to ban the concept of separate but equal schools.
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