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100th Anniversary Indianapolis Motor Speedway Nascar Track Panoramic Picture
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This photograph commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the first Indianapolis 500® Mile Race, initially named the "International Sweepstakes.” Considered “The Greatest Spectacle In Racing®,” the first Indy 500® was held on May 30, 1911. It attracted attention from both American and European racing teams and established itself as the premier motorsports competition in the nation, and the world. The race began amid roiling smoke, the roar of 40 engines and the waving of a red flag to signal ‘clear course ahead.’ The winning driver’s race-average speed was 74.602 mph in a time of 6:42:08. This aerial panorama was taken by James Blakeway..



Atlanta Motor Speedway Nascar Track Panorama
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This aerial panorama of Atlanta Motor Speedway was taken by James Blakeway and features the speedway during a scheduled NASCAR NEXTEL Cup race. Situated on 870 acres located 20 miles south of Atlanta, the speedway hosts five NASCAR events each year. The 1.5-mile track hosted its first race on July 31st, 1960, the Dixie 200. Atlanta Motor Speedway was purchased by O. Bruton Smith in 1990 and has seen an infusion of investment that has led to expanded facilities and higher attendance. A tornado touched down in the track area in July 2005, causing extensive damage, but reopened four months later to host the October race.


Bristol Motor Speedway (Day) Nascar Track Panoramic Picture
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This aerial panorama of Bristol Motor Speedway was taken by James Blakeway. The speedway was constructed in 1960 on 100 acres of land, originally a dairy farm, in Bristol, Tennessee. The total cost of construction including the land was $600,000. Bristol Motor Speedway held its first race on July 30, 1961, with 22 degree banked turns and seating for 18,000 fans. Over the years the speedway has undergone expansions and renovations and today seats 160,000 with variable banking in the turns. Despite its small size, Bristol is among the most popular tracks in NASCAR® because of its distinct features including the concrete oval track, known as the “World’s Fastest Half-Mile.”


Bristol Motor Speedway at Night Panoramic
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This aerial panorama of Bristol Motor Speedway was taken by Christopher Gjevre and features the first night race since the track was reconfigured. Changes were made to the track in response to fan requests and to return the Speedway to its iconic status – “the hottest ticket in motorsports.” Located in Bristol, Tennessee, the Speedway was constructed in 1960 and held its first race the following year. The entrepreneurs who built the track fashioned the Speedway after Charlotte Motor Speedway, but opted for a smaller, more intimate setting and erected a half-mile facility. Despite its small size, Bristol is among the most popular tracks in NASCAR® and has been known as the “World’s Fastest Half-Mile.”



California Speedway Nascar Track Panorama
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This aerial panorama of the California Speedway was taken by Christopher Gjevre and features the speedway during a scheduled NASCAR Nextel Cup race. Located on the eastern edge of the Los Angeles metro area, the 2-mile, 565-acre speedway hosted three different races on its opening weekend in 1997. The California Speedway hosts two NASCAR Nextel Cup races annually and has also hosted the IndyCar Series, the ChampCar World Series and various motorcycle series. The water tower on the track's infield is the only remaining structure of the first steel mill west of the Rocky Mountains.


Charlotte Motor Speedway Nascar Track Panoramic Picture
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This aerial photograph of Charlotte Motor Speedway was taken by James Blakeway during a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Located in Concord, North Carolina, this 1.5-mile track was built in 1959 on land that was once the site of a working plantation during the Civil War. The first World 600 was run on June 19, 1960. It’s the first sports facility in America to offer 52 condominiums high above turn one. Charlotte Motor Speedway was also the first track to host night racing with its revolutionary lighting system that uses mirrors to simulate daylight without glare, shadows or obtrusive light poles.


Chicagoland Speedway Nascar Track Panorama
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This aerial panorama of Chicagoland Speedway was taken by James Blakeway and features the speedway during a NASCAR weekend. Built adjacent to it's sister track, Route 66 Raceway, Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois, is a 1.5-mile D-shaped tri-oval speedway. With the addition of the 75,000-seat, $130 million Speedway, Joliet's world-class motorsports complex formed Illinois' largest sporting facility, occupying over 1,300 acres. The first NASCAR driver to visit Victory Lane at Chicagoland after winning a Busch Series race on July 14, 2001, was Jimmie Johnson.


Darlington Raceway Nascar Track Panorama
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This aerial panorama of Darlington Raceway was taken by Christopher Gjevre during a scheduled NASCAR Nextel Cup race. Built on a piece of land that once produced peanuts and cotton in Darlington, South Carolina, Darlington Raceway is known as the track "Too Tough to Tame." From its first race on Labor Day 1950 until today, Darlington Raceway, now an ultra-modern facility, has maintained its feisty charm after more than a half-century of racing. This unique egg-shaped 1.366-mile track is still remembered as the original superspeedway and as one of the pillars of the NASCAR establishment.


Daytona International Speedway Aerial Panoramic
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This aerial panorama of Daytona International Speedway® was taken by James Blakeway and features a twilight view during a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ race. The 480-acre motorsports complex, which opened in 1959, boasts the most diverse schedule of racing on the globe, featuring everything from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series to go-karts and superbikes. The Speedway is also home to “The Great American Race®,” the DAYTONA 500®. The 2.5-mile long tri-oval track features 31-degree banked turns and a huge infield area, where campers can be seen enjoying the many events. Featured in the infield is Lake Lloyd, where water skiers can be seen carving up the water under the Florida sun on race days.



Daytona International Speedway Nascar Track Panorama
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This aerial panoramic photograph of Daytona International Speedway was taken by Christopher Gjevre. The 480-acre motorsports complex opened in 1959 and hosts about a dozen major weekends of racing activity featuring NASCAR stock cars, go-karts, dirt bikes, motorcycles, modified pickup trucks and sports cars. Kicking off the NASCAR season, the most famous event is the annual Daytona 500, the “Great American Race.” The 2.5-mile high speed tri-oval track features 31-degree banked turns with a 180-acre infield. Featured in the infield is Lake Lloyd, where water-skiers can be seen carving up the water under the Florida sun on race days.


Dover International Speedway Nascar Track Panorama
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This aerial panoramic photograph of Dover International Speedway was taken by Christopher Gjevre and features the speedway during one of its two annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race weekends. Affectionately known as the "Monster Mile®," Dover International Speedway is a high-banked, one-mile concrete oval that seats 135,000 guests. Located in the heart of the country's Mid-Atlantic region, Dover has been a fixture on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule since its inception in 1969, when Richard Petty took the first checkered flag. The patented Monster Bridge®, located over Turn 3 at the track, has 56 seats and provides a unique view of the action below. The 46-foot-tall sculpture of "Miles the Monster®," the track's icon, is located outside of Turn 4 and holds a full-scale stock car in his right hand.


Homestead-Miami Speedway Nascar Track Panorama
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This aerial panorama of Homestead-Miami Speedway was taken by James Blakeway during the Ford Championship Weekend and the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Championship. Located just outside of Miami, this 1.5-mile oval track started as an idea to help Miami-Dade County recover after Hurricane Andrew devastated the area in 1992. The track opened in 1995, with its inaugural NASCAR NEXTEL cup race on November 14, 1999. The original configuration was a flat oval. Today, after several expansion and renovation projects, the current track has "graduated" 18 to 20-degree variable banked turns, and unique pastel colors that give it a distinctive "South Beach" look. Since it opened, the track has doubled its capacity to 70,000 seats.


Indianapolis Motor Speedway Panoramic - Aerial Photo
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This photograph commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the first Indianapolis 500® Mile Race, initially named the "International Sweepstakes.” Considered “The Greatest Spectacle In Racing®,” the first Indy 500® was held on May 30, 1911. It attracted attention from both American and European racing teams and established itself as the premier motorsports competition in the nation, and the world. The race began amid roiling smoke, the roar of 40 engines and the waving of a red flag to signal ‘clear course ahead.’ The winning driver’s race-average speed was 74.602 mph in a time of 6:42:08. This aerial panorama was taken by James Blakeway..



Kansas Speedway Panoramic
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This aerial panorama of Kansas Speedway was taken during a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ race by Christopher Gjevre. Located about 15 miles west of downtown Kansas City, the construction of this 1.5-mile tri-oval track was completed in the spring of 2001, excavating more than 11 million cubic yards of dirt, enough to fill one million dump trucks. The inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race was held on September 30, 2001. In February 2012, the Hollywood Casino opened at Kansas Speedway, which overlooks Turn 2 of the track. During the summer of 2012, Kansas Speedway added an infield road course and changed the banking from 15 degrees to variable banking between 17 and 20 degrees.


Kentucky Speedway Nascar Track Panorama
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This aerial panorama was taken by James Blakeway during Kentucky Speedway’s inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, the Quaker State 400. In preparation for the event, the facility experienced a number of enhancements including adding an additional 40,000 seats with the spectacular new Ohio Tower and Kentucky Tower grandstands. The customer experience was further enhanced with an expanded infield and reserved campgrounds on top of moving pit road 200 feet closer to the grandstands for improved views of the action. The 1.5-mile speedway is located in north central Kentucky, in Sparta, Kentucky, halfway between Louisville, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio.


Las Vegas Motor Speedway Nascar Track Panorama
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This aerial panoramic photograph of Las Vegas Motor Speedway was taken by James Blakeway and features the 1600-acre venue during its annual NASCAR® NEXTEL Cup Series race. Located a few miles north of Las Vegas, the racing complex includes a 1.5-mile superspeedway, a short track, a dirt track and a drag racing facility. Construction of the $200 million complex began in 1995 with seating capacity for 100,000. By 2006, seating capacity had grown to nearly 150,000. The Las Vegas Motor Speedway, home to the famous Neon Garage, has the distinction of being the first completely new superspeedway to be built in the southwest region of the United States in more than 20 years.


Martinsville Speedway Nascar Track Panorama
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This aerial panorama of the Martinsville Speedway was taken by James Blakeway during a scheduled NASCAR Nextel Cup race. Located on 250 acres in southern Virginia, Martinsville Speedway is long on tradition, although it's the shortest track in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Circuit at just over one-half mile. Robert "Red" Bryon won the first race at Martinsville in 1947. He also won the first race held at Martinsville of NASCAR's "Strictly Stock" division in 1949, which is now the NASCAR Nextel Cup Circuit. The track remained a dirt track until 1955 and its layout produces some of the wildest racing on tour with its 12-degree turns and 800-foot flat straights.


Michigan International Speedway Nascar Track Panorama
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This aerial panorama of Michigan International Speedway was taken during a NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race by James Blakeway. Historic Michigan International Speedway was built in 1967, making it the first 2-mile oval in the United States. Set in the Irish Hills of Michigan and located in the backyard of Detroit, the automotive capital of the world, MIS hosted its inaugural Indycar race on October 13, 1968 and its first NASCAR race on June 15, 1969. Today, MIS has grown into a 1,500-acre facility boasting 137,243 permanent grandstand seats and annually hosting the state's largest single-day sporting events.


New Hampshire Motor Speedway Nascar Track Panorama
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This aerial panorama of New Hampshire Motor Speedway was taken by James Blakeway during a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. New England’s largest sports facility in terms of seating capacity, the Speedway is also the site of the first sporting event in New England to draw over 100,000 fans in a single day. The track officially opened in 1990 with its first NASCAR Nationwide Series race in July of that year. The first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race was in July 1993. Today, the track hosts two annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. The facility includes a 1.058-mile oval superspeedway and a 12-turn, 1.6-mile road course.


Phoenix International Raceway Nascar Track Panorama
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This aerial panorama of Phoenix International Raceway was taken by James Blakeway during a NASCAR Nextel Cup race. Carved out of the foothills of the Estrella Mountains, Phoenix International Raceway opened in 1964 and is home to two NASCAR Nextel Cup events as well as the Grand American Road Racing Series. The NASCAR Nextel Cup Series race came to the Phoenix International Raceway in 1988. The one-mile oval track recently increased the seating capacity in the Bobby Allison Grandstands, giving shade to the lower-level grandstand between turn one and two as well as providing shade for the drivers while the sun sets in the western sky.


Pocono Raceway Nascar Track Panoramic Print
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This aerial panorama of Pocono Raceway was taken by Christopher Gjevre during the Pocono 400 Presented by #NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Known as the Tricky Triangle, Pocono has celebrated several milestones since its first race in 1968, including its first 500-mile Indy race in 1971 and its first NASCAR 500-mile race in 1974. In 1990, the raceway began a major renovation which transformed the track. Today, Pocono has become one of the most environmentally conscious tracks in NASCAR, with a photovoltaic power plant adjacent to the track, generating clean electricity for the raceway. Pocono also boasts a triangular configuration and the widest main straight, with the longest and widest pit road.


Richmond International Raceway Panoramic - Nascar Track Panorama
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Richmond International Raceway

This aerial panorama of Richmond International Raceway, one of the most historic tracks in racing, was taken by James Blakeway during a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ race at America’s Premier Short Track. Racing at RIR began in 1946 and today the unique ¾-mile facility remains a favorite among NASCAR fans, drivers and media. Located just outside of Richmond, Virginia, RIR is the focal point of a 1,000 acre multi-purpose facility. Richmond International Raceway, known for holding all of its events “under the lights,” continues to be America’s Premier Short Track by developing a thrilling, memorable and unparalleled guest experience.



Sonoma Raceway Aerial Panoramic
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This aerial panorama of Sonoma Raceway was taken by James Blakeway during a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ race. Formerly known as Sears Point Raceway and Infineon Raceway, Sonoma Raceway is a 1.99 mile road course and drag strip located on the landform known as Sears Point in the southern Sonoma Mountains near Sonoma, California. It opened in 1968 on 720 acres of property. Today, the Raceway has more than doubled in size and become one of the premier motorsports venues in the country, hosting 340 days of racing activity each year. The course is a complex series of twists and turns that go up and down the hills. The Raceway is located just 30 minutes north of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco


Talladega Superspeedway Nascar Track Panorama
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This aerial panorama of Talladega Superspeedway was taken during a NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race by James Blakeway. Located on 3,000 acres of land near Talladega, Alabama, this 2.66-mile tri-oval track made its debut on September 13, 1969, with the 'Bama 400 Grand Touring race. The grandstand's seating capacity is 143,231 and the 212-acre all-reserved infield holds many thousands more. Talladega Superspeedway is the biggest, fastest and most competitive superspeedway in the world. Holding records for the fastest 500-mile stock car race at 188.354 mph and the most lead changes in a race with 75, it is widely known as "NASCAR's Most Competitive Track".


Texas Motor Speedway Nascar Track Panorama
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This aerial panorama of the Texas Motor Speedway, one of America’s largest sports facilities, was taken by James Blakeway during a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Built in 1997, the 1500-acre facility is host to many races including the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the NASCAR Nationwide Series, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the IndyCar Series. Located north of Fort Worth, it has over 130,000 seats. The 1.5-mile quad-oval track, with 24-degree banked corners, allows race cars to exceed 180 miles per hour. The two taller buildings on the right are the Speedway Club and the Lone Star Tower. The Dirt Track is pictured on the backside of the track.


Watkins Glen International Nascar Track Panorama
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This aerial panorama of Watkins Glen International was taken during a NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race by Christopher Gjevre. Law student and racing enthusiast Cameron Argetsinger dreamed up plans to bring European style sports car racing to the village of Watkins Glen. The dream became a reality on October 2, 1948. The Glen hosted its first Formula 1 race in 1961 and first NASCAR Winston Cup Series race in August of 1986. In addition to holding NASCAR and SCCA events, Watkins Glen International also hosts the nation's largest vintage events, the Zippo U.S. Vintage Grand Prix and hosts the open-wheel cars of the IndyCar Series once a year.


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