Track Facts

Located 50 miles east of Los Angeles, Auto Club Speedway, formerly California Speedway, is a two-mile, low-banked, D-shaped oval superspeedway (one of the fastest on the circuit) which has hosted NASCAR racing annually since 1997. The track is owned and operated by NASCAR. Today, California’s premier motorsports facility, hosts over 320 days of track activity including a quarter-mile championship dragstrip at Auto Club Dragway, full-service karting facilities and various racing schools and experiences.

  • Buildings 230,000 concrete blocks
    Fence 17 miles
    Steel and Rebar 370 tons
    Grandstand Foundations 1,600 ea. (enough contrete to cover 10 football fields 1 foot thick)
    Seating 280,00 lbs. of aluminium
    Asphalt Paving 300,000 tons
    Earthwork 2.3 million cubic yards moved
    Area of Buildings 739,009 square feet
    Tunnel to Infield 4 lanes 3 for vehicles, RV's & Transporters; 1 for pedestrians
    Utilities 17 miles of underground water, sewer, storm drain piping
  • Public Address System 175 speakers and 25 amlifiers
    Number of TV Monitors 600
    Scoring Systems Swiss Timing & Scoring
    Scoring Pylon One four-sided 146-foot scoring pylon
    TV Camera Distribution Points Located throughout facility
    Electronic Signage Infield locations
  • Entrances 5 Vehicle Entrances
    Exits 5 Vehicle Exits w/ more than 25 routes to major freeways
    Women's Restrooms 30
    Men's Restroom 30
    Vehicle Parking 32,000 paved spaces
    Bus Parking 117 paved spaces
    Team Motorcoach Parking 150 paved spaces
    Kitchens 2
    Concession Buildings 13
    Souvenir Buildings 11
    First-Aid Buildings 4
    Infield Care Center 1
    Infield RV Parking Apx. 1,800 reserved spaces
  • 20 Guest Trams for spectator convenience
    VIP deluxe RV concierge services
    Corporate hospitality entertainment areas
    Two pass-through entrances to crash wall on backstretch
    Seven cross-overs to and from grandstands to pits
    Gymnasium and drivers family lounge
    Infield concession buildings and convenience stores
    Temporary Infield shower facilities for overnight camping guests
  • Start/Finish Line 1121.27 Feet above sea level
    Top of Grandstands 1200.05 Feet above sea level
  • Total Site 568 acres
    Speedway Interior 130.7 acres
    Landscaping 136 acres
  • Track Size Two-mile D-shaped oval
    Track Width 75 feet wide with 15-foot apron
    Turns 1-2; 3-4 14-degree banking
    Front Stretch 11-degree banking; 3100 feet in length
    Back Straighaway 3-degree banking; 2500 feet in length
    Garages 3 garages with 100 spaces
    Composition Asphalt track, pit lane and parking areas; concrete pit stalls
    Pit Road 2200 feet in length with 44 individual pit areas
    Road Course (All three Road Courses are 45 feet wide)

    • Interior Test Circuit 13 turns, 1.45 miles
    • Interior Test Circuit 13 turns, 1.45 miles
    • Motorcycle Competition Course 21 turns, 2.36 miles