List of NASCAR race tracks

NASCAR national series race tracks

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.

(Key: N-Nextel Cup; B-Busch Series; C-Craftsman Truck Series. RC - denotes Road Course.)

Defunct or inactive tracks (last NASCAR national series race)

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Sport governing body

Category Stock cars
Area of jurisdiction Canada,United States,Mexico
Formation date 1948
Headquarters Daytona Beach, Florida
Charlotte, North Carolina
New York City, New York


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Category Stock car racing
Country or region  United States
Inaugural season
Drivers 49
Teams 22
Engine suppliers 4
Drivers' champion Jimmie Johnson
Teams' champion Hendrick Motorsports

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Sport Auto racing
Founded 1981
No. of teams 25
Country(ies)  Canada
 United States
 Mexico

Most recent champion(s) Kevin Harvick The NASCAR Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR.
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Sport Auto racing
Founded 1993
No. of teams 23
Country(ies)  United States

Most recent champion(s) Todd Bodine The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series is a popular NASCAR racing series that features modified pickup trucks.
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Atlanta Motor Speedway (formerly Atlanta International Raceway) is a superspeedway in Hampton, Georgia, twenty miles (32 km) south of Atlanta. It is a 1.54-mile (2.48 km) quad-oval track with a seating capacity of over 125,000. It opened in 1960 as a 1.5 mile standard oval.
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Hampton, Georgia
Location in Henry County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Georgia
County Henry
Area
 - City  4.
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The Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez (or in English "Rodríguez Brothers Racetrack") is a 4.421 km (2.747 mi) race track in Mexico City, Mexico, named for the famous Rodríguez brothers.
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Mexico City
Ciudad de México

Skyline of Mexico City at night

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Nickname: Ciudad de los palacios (City of Palaces)
Motto: Capital en movimiento
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Bristol Motor Speedway, originally known as Bristol International Raceway and Bristol Raceway is a NASCAR short track located in Bristol, Tennessee. It was constructed in 1960, and held its first NASCAR race on July 30, 1961.
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Bristol, Tennessee
A sign welcomes visitors to the twin cities of Bristol, Virginia and Bristol, Tennessee.
Nickname: The Birthplace of Country Music
Motto: A Good Place To Live

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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.
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City of Fontana

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Location of Fontana in California
Coordinates:
Country United States
State California
County San Bernardino
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The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is the venue for the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix, NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, and, as of 2007, a NASCAR Busch Series race. The circuit, on Île Notre-Dame, a man-made island in the St.
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Ville de Montréal
City of Montreal


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Coat of arms
Nickname: 5-1-4, MTL, Heavy MTL, Mount Real, Real City
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Chicagoland Speedway is a speedway in Joliet, Illinois, USA, southwest of Chicago. The speedway is actually located several miles south of Joliet proper, just off Illinois Route 53 between Joliet and Wilmington, Illinois. It currently has a capacity of 75,000 people.
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The city of Joliet is located 40 miles southwest of Chicago. It holds the county seat of Will County and is also incorporated in Kendall County. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 106,221.
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Darlington Raceway is a race track built for NASCAR racing located near Darlington, South Carolina. It is nicknamed the "Lady in Black" and "The Track Too Tough to Tame" by many NASCAR fans and drivers and advertised as "A NASCAR Tradition".
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Darlington, South Carolina

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Location of Darlington, South Carolina
Coordinates:
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Darlington

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Daytona International Speedway is a superspeedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. It is a 2.5 mile (4 km) tri-oval race track facility with a seating capacity of 168,000 spectators.
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Daytona Beach
Daytona Beach City Hall, 2007

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Location in Volusia County and the state of Florida
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Florida
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Dover International Speedway (nickname: The Monster Mile) is a NASCAR race track located in Dover, Delaware, owned by, and serving as the corporate headquarters of, Dover Motorsports. It is unusual in several respects.
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City of Dover
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West Loockerman Street in downtown Dover in 2006



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Gateway International Raceway is a race track in Madison, Illinois, USA, just minutes from Downtown St. Louis, Mo. It hosts a NASCAR Busch Series event and a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race on a 1.
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Madison is a city in Madison County and partially in St. Clair County, Illinois, United States. The population was 4,545 at the 2000 census. It is home to Gateway International Raceway and the first Bulgarian Orthodox church in the United States.
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Homestead-Miami Speedway is a race track in Homestead, Florida southwest of Miami. It plays host to Ford Championship Weekend, the final races of the season in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup, Busch Series, and the Craftsman Truck Series.
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City of Homestead

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Location in Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Florida
County Miami-Dade
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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 Milwaukee), and the home of the most famous open wheel race in the
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Town of Speedway, Indiana

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Nickname: "Home of the 500"
Location in the state of Indiana
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Country United States
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Infineon Raceway, formerly Sears Point Raceway, is a road course and drag strip located on the landform known as Sears Point in the southern Sonoma Mountains near Sonoma, California, USA.
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Sonoma, California
Nickname: Noma
Location in Sonoma County and the state of California
Coordinates:
Country United States
State California
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