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Track Directory

By Times staff

© St. Petersburg Times, published February 14, 2003


U.S. tracks with Winston Cup, Busch Grand National, Craftsman Trucks, Indy Racing League, CART or Formula One dates:

ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Hampton, Ga.

DESCRIPTION: Quad-oval, 1.54 miles, 24-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: Winston Cup (March 9, Oct. 26); BGN (Oct. 25).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (770) 946-4211.

WEB SITE: www.atlantamotorspeedway.com.

BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Bristol, Tenn.

DESCRIPTION: Oval, .533 miles, 36-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: BGN (March 22, Aug. 22); Winston Cup (March 23, Aug. 23); Trucks (Aug. 20).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (423) 764-1161.

WEB SITE: www.bristolmotorspeedway.com.

BURKE LAKEFRONT AIRPORT

WHERE: Cleveland.

DESCRIPTION: Temporary road course, 2.106 miles, 10 turns.

KEY EVENT: CART (July 6).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-800-498-7223.

WEB SITE: www.imgmotorsports.com.

CALIFORNIA SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Fontana, Calif.

DESCRIPTION: D-shaped oval, 2 miles, 14-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: BGN (April 26); Winston Cup (April 27); Trucks (Sept. 20); IRL (Sept. 21); CART (Nov. 2).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (800) 944-7223.

WEB SITE: www.californiaspeedway.com.

CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Joliet, Ill.

DESCRIPTION: Tri-oval, 1.5 miles, 18-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: BGN (July 12); Winston Cup (July 13); IRL (Sept. 7).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (815) 727-7223.

WEB SITE: www.chicagolandspeedway.com.

DARLINGTON RACEWAY

WHERE: Darlington, S.C.

DESCRIPTION: Egg-shaped oval, 1.366 miles, 25-degree banking Turns 1-2, 23 degree Turns 3-4.

KEY EVENTS: Trucks (March 14); BGN (March 15, Aug. 30); Winston Cup (March 16, Aug. 31).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (843) 395-8499.

WEB SITE: www.darlingtonraceway.com.

DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Daytona Beach.

DESCRIPTION: Tri-oval, 2.5 miles, 31-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: Trucks (today); BGN (Saturday and July 4); Winston Cup (Sunday and July 5).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (386) 253-7223.

WEB SITE: www.daytonaintlspeedway.com.

DENVER STREET COURSE

WHERE: Denver.

DESCRIPTION: 1.65-mile temporary street course.

KEY EVENT: CART (Aug. 31).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-888-827-7333.

WEB SITE: www.grandprixofdenver.com.

DOVER DOWNS INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Dover, Del.

DESCRIPTION: Oval, 1 mile, 24-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: Trucks (May 30); BGN (May 31, Sept. 20); Winston Cup (June 1, Sept. 21).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-800-441-7223.

WEB SITE: www.doverspeeday.com.

GATEWAY INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

WHERE: Madison, Ill.

DESCRIPTION: Egg-shaped oval, 1.27 miles, 11-degree banking Turns 1-2, 9-degree Turns 3-4.

KEY EVENTS: Trucks (July 19); BGN (May 10); IRL (Aug. 10).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-866-357-7333.

WEB SITE: www.gatewayraceway.com.

HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Homestead.

DESCRIPTION: Oval, 1.5 miles, 8-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: IRL (March 2); Trucks (Nov. 14); BGN (Nov. 15); Winston Cup (Nov. 16).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (305) 230-7223.

WEB SITE: www.homesteadmiamispeedway.com.

INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Indianapolis.

DESCRIPTION: Oval, 2.5 miles, 9-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: IRL (May 25); Winston Cup (Aug. 3), F1 (Sept. 28).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (317) 481-8500.

WEB SITE: www.brickyard.com.

INDIANAPOLIS RACEWAY PARK

WHERE: Indianapolis.

DESCRIPTION: Oval, .686-mile, 8-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: Trucks (Aug. 1); BGN (Aug. 2).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (317) 291-4090.

WEB SITE: www.irponline.com.

INFINEON RACEWAY

WHERE: Sonoma, Calif.

DESCRIPTION: Permanent road course, 1.949 miles, 11 turns.

KEY EVENT: Winston Cup (June 22).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-800-870-7223.

WEB SITE: www.infineonraceway.com.

KANSAS SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Kansas City, Kan.

DESCRIPTION: Tri-oval, 1.5 miles, 15-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: Trucks (July 5); IRL (July 6); BGN (Oct. 4); Winston Cup (Oct. 5).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (913) 328-7223.

WEB SITE: www.kansasspeedway.com.

KENTUCKY MOTOR SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Sparta, Ky.

DESCRIPTION: Tri-oval, 1.5 mile, 14-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: BGN (June 14); Trucks (July 12); IRL (Aug. 17).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-888-652-7223.

WEB SITE: www.kentuckyspeedway.com.

LAGUNA SECA RACEWAY

WHERE: Monterey, Calif.

DESCRIPTION: Permanent road course, 2.238 miles, 11 turns.

KEY EVENT: CART (June 15).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-800-327-7322.

WEB SITE: www.laguna-seca.com.

LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Las Vegas, Nev.

DESCRIPTION: Tri-oval, 1.5 miles, 12-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: BGN (March 1); Winston Cup (March 2); Trucks (Sept. 27).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-800-644-4444.

WEB SITE: www.lvms.com.

LONG BEACH STREET CIRCUIT

WHERE: Long Beach, Calif.

DESCRIPTION: Temporary road course, 1.824 miles, 11 turns.

KEY EVENT: CART (April 13).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-888-827-7333.

WEB SITE: www.longbeachgp.com.

LOWE'S MOTOR SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Concord, N.C.

DESCRIPTION: Quad-oval, 1.5 miles, 24-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: Trucks (May 16); Winston Cup (May 17, May 25, Oct. 11); BGN (May 24, Oct. 10).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-800-455-3267.

WEB SITE: www.lowesmotorspeedway.com.

MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Martinsville, Va.

DESCRIPTION: Oval, 0.526 miles, 12-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: Trucks (April 12, Oct. 18); Winston Cup (April 13, Oct. 19).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-877-722-3849.

WEB SITE: www.martinsvillespeedway.com.

MEMPHIS MOTORSPORTS PARK

WHERE: Memphis, Tenn.

DESCRIPTION: Tri-oval, 3/4-mile, 11-degree banking.

KEY EVENT: Trucks (June 21); BGN (Oct. 18).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-866-407-7333.

WEB SITE: www.memphismotorsports.com.

MESA MARIN RACEWAY

WHERE: Bakersfield, Calif.

DESCRIPTION: Oval, 1/2-mile, 17-degree banking.

KEY EVENT: Trucks (March 23).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (661) 366-5711.

WEB SITE: www.mesamarin.com.

MIAMI STREET COURSE

WHERE: Miami.

DESCRIPTION: 1.387-mile temporary street circuit.

KEY EVENT: CART (Sept. 28).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-888-248-7223.

WEB SITE: www.miamirace.com.

MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Brooklyn.

DESCRIPTION: D-shaped oval, 2 miles, 18-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: Winston Cup (June 15, Aug. 17); Trucks (July 26); IRL (July 27); BGN (Aug. 16).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-800-354-1010.

WEB SITE: www.mispeedway.com.

MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE

WHERE: Lexington, Ohio.

DESCRIPTION: Permanent road course, 2.258 miles, 13 turns.

KEY EVENT: CART (Aug. 17).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-800-643-6446.

WEB SITE: www.midohio.com.

MILWAUKEE MILE

WHERE: West Allis, Wis.

DESCRIPTION: Oval, 1.032 miles, 9-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: CART (May 31); Trucks (June 28); BGN (June 29).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (414) 453-8277.

WEB SITE: www.milmile.com.

NASHVILLE SUPERSPEEDWAY

WHERE: Nashville.

DESCRIPTION: Oval, 1.33 miles, 14-degree banking.

KEY EVENT: BGN (April 12, June 7); IRL (July 19); Trucks (Aug. 8).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-866-722-3849.

WEB SITE: www.nashvillesuperspeedway.com.

NAZARETH SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Nazareth, Pa.

DESCRIPTION: Tri-oval, .946 miles, 1-degree banking Turn 1, 4-degree Turn 2, 6-degree Turns 3-4.

KEY EVENTS: BGN (May 18); IRL (Aug 24).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-888-629-7223.

WEB SITE: www.nazarethspeedway.com.

NEW HAMPSHIRE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Loudon, N.H.

DESCRIPTION: Oval, 1.058 miles, 12-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: BGN (July 19); Winston Cup (July 20, Sept. 14); Trucks (Sept. 13).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (603) 783-4931.

WEB SITE: www.nhis.com.

NORTH CAROLINA SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Rockingham, N.C.

DESCRIPTION: Tri-oval, 1.017 miles, 22-degree banking Turns 1-2, 25-degree Turns 3-4.

KEY EVENTS: BGN (Feb. 22, Nov. 8); Winston Cup (Feb. 23, Nov. 9)

CALL FOR TICKETS: (910) 582-2861.

WEB SITE: www.northcarolinaspeedway.com.

PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

WHERE: Phoenix.

DESCRIPTION: Oval, 1 mile, 11-degree banking Turns 1-2, 9-degree Turns 3-4).

KEY EVENTS: IRL (March 23); Trucks (Oct. 31); BGN (Nov. 1); Winston Cup (Nov. 2).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (602) 252-2227.

WEB SITE: www.phoenixintlraceway.com.

PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

WHERE: Fountain, Colo.

DESCRIPTION: Oval, 1 mile, 10-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: IRL (June 15); BGN (July 26).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-888-306-7223.

WEB SITE: www.ppir.com.

POCONO INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

WHERE: Long Pond, Pa.

DESCRIPTION: Triangle oval, 2.5 miles, 14-degree banking Turn 1, 8-degree Turn 2, 6-degree Turn 3.

KEY EVENTS: Winston Cup (June 8, July 27)

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-800-722-3929.

WEB SITE: www.poconoraceway.com.

PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

WHERE: Portland, Ore.

DESCRIPTION: Permanent road course, 1.967 miles, nine turns.

KEY EVENT: CART (June 22).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (503) 823-7223.

WEB SITE: www.portlandraceway.com.

RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

WHERE: Richmond, Va.

DESCRIPTION: Oval, .75 miles, 14-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: BGN (May 2, Sept. 5); Winston Cup (May 3, Sept. 6); IRL (June 28); Trucks (Sept. 4).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (804) 345-7223.

WEB SITE: www.rir.com.

ROAD AMERICA

WHERE: Elkhart Lake, Wis.

DESCRIPTION: Permanent road course, 4.048 miles, 14 turns.

KEY EVENT: CART (Aug. 3).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-800-365-7223.

WEB SITE: www.roadamerica.com.

SOUTH BOSTON SPEEDWAY

WHERE: South Boston, Va.

DESCRIPTION: Oval, .4-mile, 12-degree banking.

KEY EVENT: Trucks (Oct. 4).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-800-955-5566.

WEB SITE: www.southbostonspeedway.com.

ST. PETERSBURG STREET COURSE

WHERE: St. Petersburg.

DESCRIPTION: Temporary street circuit, 1.806 miles, including 14 turns.

KEY EVENT: CART (Feb. 23).

CALL FOR TICKETS: 1-888-347-7333.

WEB SITE: www.gpstpete.com.

TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY

WHERE: Talladega, Ala.

DESCRIPTION: Tri-oval, 2.66 miles, 33-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: BGN (April 5); Winston Cup (April 6, Sept. 28).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (256) 362-7223.

WEB SITE: www.talladegasuperspeedway.com.

TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

WHERE: Fort Worth.

DESCRIPTION: Quad-oval, 1.5 miles, 24-degree banking.

KEY EVENTS: BGN (March 29); Winston Cup (March 30); Trucks (June 6, Oct. 11); IRL (June 7, Oct. 12).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (817) 215-8500.

WEB SITE: www.texasmotorspeedway.com.

WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL

WHERE: Watkins Glen, N.Y.

DESCRIPTION: Permanent road course, 2.45 miles, 11 turns.

KEY EVENT: WC (Aug. 10).

CALL FOR TICKETS: (607) 535-2481.

WEB SITE: www.theglen.com.

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