A multi-use facility that includes a 1.5-mile quad oval, a 2.25-mile road course, a six-tenths-mile karting layout in the speedway's infield; a quarter-mile asphalt oval utilizing part of the speedway's frontstretch and pit road; and a one-fifth-mile oval located outside turn three of the superspeedway.
Three NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series events, two NASCAR Busch Series races and a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series event are among the major events held on the 1.5-mile superspeedway. The Richard Petty Driving Experience and the Fast Track High Performance Driving School and the also use the track extensively throughout the year.
Other events on the various tracks include a weekly, nationally televised short-track series for Legends Cars, Bandoleros and Thunder Roadsters; World Karting Association regional, national and international races.
In May 2000, a state-of-the-art four-tenths-mile clay oval The Dirt Track @ Lowe's Motor Speedway-was completed across Highway 29 from the speedway. The stadium-style facility has nearly 15,000 seats and plays host to the Dirt Late Model, Modifieds, Sprint Cars, Monster Truck and more.
Superspeedway Track Facts
* Length: 1.5 miles or 7, 920 feet
* Frontstretch: 1,980 feet
* Backstretch: 1,500 feet
* Turns 1 & 2: 2,400 feet
* Turns 3 & 4: 2,040
* Radius Turns 1 & 2: 685 feet
* Radius Turns 3 & 4: 625 feet
* Banking in corners: 24-degrees
* Banking is straightaways: 5-degrees
* Seating capacity: 165,000
* Suites: 113
Promoter Short Track and Dragstrip: Seamus Curley