Talladega has been one of the most legendary tracks in the NASCAR system for more than 50 years. Its long straightaway allows for petal to the metal racing that allows for both spectacular wrecks and furious sprints to capture the checkered flag.
The planned Formula E e-Prix to be held in Zurich this season has been postponed. A conflicting event within the city has caused race organizers to put an end to the planning of this season’s event in Switzerland. The Swiss capital city of Bern now looks set to replace the Zurich event.
Today, Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) is a 125,000-seat success story, with an 850-acre campus. The infield area alone is more than 120 acres. It is known as one of NASCAR’s fastest tracks, as it is one of only two tracks that does not require restrictor plates on the cars. The record for average lap speed during qualifying is 197 mph by Geoff Bodine and during a race the top average lap speed record is 158 mph by Dale Earnhardt, Jr. It is for these reasons that AMS uses “Real Racing… Real Fast” as its slogan.
“There is nothing in the desert, and no man needs nothing.” – Prince Feisal, Lawrence of Arabia
Utah Motorsports Campus is unique in many ways. Opened as Miller Motorsports Park, it was the longest road course in North America until 2014 saw Thunderhill Raceway undergo a massive expansion.
The Daytona International Speedway is one of the world’s greatest race tracks. Host to countless events, one of them is the annual 4th of July NASCAR race under the lights – NASCAR’s Xfinity series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series take to the track for night races at one of the fastest tracks on the circuit. Fans pack in the stunning facility that has been modernized in recent years to watch some of the most exciting racing in all of America.
Take premier sportscar racing and put it on a historic track in the Pacific Northwest, and you have yourself a race weekend at Portland International Raceway. The track previously hosted rounds for the likes of Trans-Am, ALMS, and IndyCar (Champ Car), as well as various SCCA and club racing events. However, 2018 brought with it the return of professional motorsports to PIR when Pirelli World Challenge took to the track.