When NASCAR returns to Sonoma Raceway in the summer of 2019, fans will have a new layout to watch the racing action from. For the first time since 1997, NASCAR will race on the circuit’s classic carousel instead of the shorter short-chute they have used since the 1998 season.
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.
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.
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.
Talladega Superspeedway, the biggest track on the NASCAR circuit, announced recently the initiation of “Transformation: The Talladega Superspeedway Infield Project.” This $50 million multi-faceted facelift aims to integrate the drivers and teams with the fan experience even more in the future.
Homestead-Miami Speedway will have a new food option for both fans and campers for this year’s Ford Championship NASCAR race weekend. The speedway announced that they have entered into a formal partnership with the Texas Roadhouse restaurant chain.