How many superspeedways are there?

How many superspeedways are there?

There are six active superspeedways in the United States, the most famous being Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Daytona International Speedway, both 2.5 miles (4.0 km) long.

What are the 6 super speedways?


  • Atlanta Motor Speedway. Atlanta Motor Speedway.
  • Auto Club Speedway. Auto Club Speedway.
  • Charlotte Motor Speedway. Charlotte Motor Speedway.
  • Chicagoland Speedway. Chicagoland Speedway.
  • Darlington Raceway. Darlington Raceway.
  • Gateway Motorsports Park.
  • Homestead/Miami Speedway.
  • Kentucky Speedway.

What makes a racetrack a Superspeedway?

A superspeedway is a track that is greater than two miles. In NASCAR, the most memorable tracks are superspeedways, including Talladega, Indianapolis and Daytona. With higher speeds and wider tracks, some of the most exciting finishes in NASCAR history have occurred at superspeedways.

What is the fastest speed recorded in NASCAR?

212.809 mph
Bill Elliott achieved the fastest NASCAR speed record of all time while qualifying for the 1987 Winston 500 at Talladega. In his #9 Coors Ford Thunderbird, Elliott reached a top speed of 212.809 mph.

How many superspeedways are in NASCAR?

Daytona International Speedway (2.5 miles) and Talladega Superspeedway (2.66 miles) are the only two tracks NASCAR defines as “superspeedways.” Both are humungous ovals, and both have used restrictor plates in the past (and currently tapered spacers) to keep the speed of the car in check.

What is the shortest track in NASCAR?

Martinsville Speedway
526 miles in length, Martinsville Speedway is the shortest track on the NASCAR Cup Series circuit.

What is track and field oval?

An official oval* running track has two straights of length 84.39m and two semi-circular ends with an inside radius of 36.50m (more of this later). An oval track is designed to be 400m around (using the inside lane).

Is all NASCAR oval track?

No, actually. All NASCAR tracks are different. They can differ in length, configuration, surface and banking – even tracks that are the exact same distance (say, 1.5 miles) have characteristics exclusive to that specific facility, making each stop unique to NASCAR.

What is the fastest pit stop in NASCAR?

48 team is primed to perform. The Ally pit crew currently holds the fastest average four-tire pit stop in the 2021 Cup Series season of 13.641 seconds. The team also hold the second-fastest stop of the year at 12.178 seconds from the race at Dover International Speedway in May.

How do NASCAR cars go so fast?

NASCAR cars run on gasoline. The power is generated when the gas burns during the rotation of the car engine. Since NASCAR cars are heavy-duty, their engines are 3.5 times faster than regulation cars.

Who is 22 in NASCAR?

Joey Logano as known as Joseph Thomas, is an American NASCAR driver who currently drives #22 Ford Fusion in the Cup Series of NASCAR Sprint as well as the Ford -150 #20 in NASCAR Xfinity series.

What is the shortest NASCAR track?

The Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia is the shortest and slowest NASCAR track. The track is a .526 mile oval.

Where are NASCAR race tracks located?

About the Kansas Speedway . The Kansas Speedway is a 1.5 mile asphalt and tri-oval race track located in Kansas City, Kansas. Kansas Speedway hosts many famous racing events including the NASCAR Xfinity Series and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.