Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Track Length: 1.5 miles
Race Length:267 Laps/400.5 Miles
First Race:March 1, 1998 - Las Vegas 400
Banking:20° (Corners); 9° (Frontstretch); 3° (Backstretch)
Lengths:2,275 feet (Frontstretch); 1,572 feet (Backstretch)
Seating:137,000

Track History

Mailing Address
7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North
Las Vegas, NV 89115

Ticket Office
(800) 644-4444

Cup Qualifying Record
Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet 190.456 mph; March 9, 2012

Cup Race Record
Mark Martin, Ford, 146.554 mph; March 1, 1998

History
With 1,600 acres in the northeast portion of the Las Vegas Valley, the "Diamond in the Desert" has been deemed the most remarkable race complex in the world. With more than a dozen different venues at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, ranging from go-karts to NASCAR Cup at the 1.5-mile superspeedway, there's something for everyone at the complex. Short track programs include The Bullring (a 3/8-mile paved oval), along with road courses, a dirt track, and a state-of-the-art dragway.

Construction on LVMS began in 1995, and required crews to move a total of four million cubic yards of dirt, equaling 35,000 yards per day. A custom-designed lighting system features 2,600 lighting fixtures on 200 light poles.

Since it opened with the Las Vegas 500 IndyCar Series event in 1996, Las Vegas Motor Speedway has blossomed. LVMS has been lauded by every driver and fan who have been to the facility.

After the 2006 Cup event, the track was reconfigured to employ progressive banking. The tri-oval now features 20-degree banking in all turns, and nine-degree banking on the back and front stretches.

Directions & Parking

From Las Vegas and The Strip:
Follow I-15 North to Exit 54 (Speedway Blvd.). Speedway is about 12 miles north of downtown Las Vegas.

Alternate route is Las Vegas Boulevard North, but this route is not recommended.

From Utah and areas north:
Follow I-15 South to Exit 54 (Speedway Blvd.)

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