Browsed by
Author: Jens Martin

Owner/founder of Pure Thunder Racing.
Weekend Schedule for Homestead-Miami Speedway

Weekend Schedule for Homestead-Miami Speedway

NASCAR will this weekend travel to Homestead, Florida, for a tripleheader at Homestead-Miami Speedway. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Xfinity Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will all race this championship weekend. Homestead-Miami Speedway opened for racing in 1995. The track is an oval and is 2.4 km (1.5 mile) long. Surface is asphalt with four turns. Banking in turns 18-20°, banking in straits 4°. Track record, for NASCAR Series, is held by  Brad Keselowski with 181.238 mph (29.816 sec.) during qualifying (2014). Most wins…

Read More Read More

Weekend Schedule for ISM Raceway

Weekend Schedule for ISM Raceway

NASCAR will this weekend travel to Avondale, Arizona, for a tripleheader at ISM Raceway. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Xfinity Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will all race this weekend. ISM Raceway, former Phoenix Raceway, opened for racing in 1964. The track is a low-banked tri-oval and is 1.645 km (1.022 mile) long. Surface is paved with four turns. Banking in turns 1-2; 11°, turns 3-4; 9°. Track record, for NASCAR Series, is held by Jimmie Johnson with 143.158mph in November 15, 2015. Most wins…

Read More Read More

Weekend Schedule for Martinsville Speedway

Weekend Schedule for Martinsville Speedway

NASCAR will this weekend travel to Ridgeway, Virginia, for a doubleheader at Martinsville Speedway. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will both race this weekend while the Xfinity Series is off. Martinsville Speedway opened for racing in 1947. The track is a paper clip-shaped oval and is 0.847 km (0.526 mile) long. Surface is paved with four turns. Banking in turns are 12°, frontstretch 0° and backstretch 0°. Track record, for NASCAR Series, is held by…

Read More Read More

Weekend Schedule for Kansas Speedway

Weekend Schedule for Kansas Speedway

NASCAR will this weekend travel to Kansas City, Kansas for a doubleheader at Kansas Speedway. NASCAR Xfinity Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will both race this weekend while the Truck Series is off. Kansas Speedway opened for racing in 2001. The track is tri-oval shaped and is 2.4 km (1.5 mile) long. Surface is paved with four turns. Banking in turns are variable 17-20°, frontstretch 10° and backstretch 5.5°. Track record, for NASCAR Series, is held by Kevin Harvick with 197.773 mph (27.304 sec.)…

Read More Read More

Weekend Schedule for Talladega Superspeedway

Weekend Schedule for Talladega Superspeedway

NASCAR will this weekend travel to Lincoln, Alabama for a double header at Talladega Superspeedway. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will race this weekend while the Xfinity Series is off. Talladega Superspeedway, formerly known as Alabama International Motor Speedway (AIMS), opened for racing in 1969. The track is 4.28 km (2.666 mile) long tri-oval. Surface is paved with four turns. Banking in turns; 33°, trioval banking; 18°.  Track record, for NASCAR Series, is held by Bill…

Read More Read More

Weekend Schedule for Dover International Speedway

Weekend Schedule for Dover International Speedway

NASCAR will this weekend travel to Dover, Delaware, for two races at Dover International Speedway. You will see stock cars from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and the Xfinity Series while the Camping World Truck Series is off. Dover International Speedway, or the “Monster Mile”, opened for racing in 1969. The track is oval shaped and is 1.6 km (1 mile) long. Surface is concrete with four turns, banking at the straits; 9° and in turns; 24°. Lap record, for NASCAR Series, is held by Brad Keselowski with…

Read More Read More

Weekend Schedule for Charlotte Motor Speedway

Weekend Schedule for Charlotte Motor Speedway

NASCAR will this weekend travel to Concord, North Carolina for a double header at Charlotte Motor Speedway. NASCAR Xfinity Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will race this weekend while the Truck Series is off. Charlotte Motor Speedway, formerly Lowe’s Motor Speedway (1998-2009), opened for racing in 1960. The track is 2.4 km (1.5 mile) long quad-oval. Surface is asphalt with four turns. Banking in turns; 24°, straights  5°. Track record, for NASCAR Series, is held by Kurt Busch with 198.771…

Read More Read More

Weekend Schedule for Richmond Raceway

Weekend Schedule for Richmond Raceway

NASCAR will this weekend travel to Henrico County, Virginia, for two races at Richmond Raceway. You will see stock cars from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and the Xfinity Series  while the Truck Series are having the weekend off . Richmond Raceway opened for racing in 1946. The track is a D-shaped oval and is 1.21 km (0.75 mile) long. Surface is asphalt with four turns. Banking in turns; 14°, frontstretch; 8° and backstretch; 2° . Lap record, for NASCAR Series, is held…

Read More Read More

Weekend Schedule for Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Weekend Schedule for Las Vegas Motor Speedway

NASCAR will this weekend travel to Clark County, Nevada for a triple header at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Xfinity Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup will all race this weekend. Las Vegas Motor Speedway opened for racing in 1972 (drag strip and road course) and the 1.5 mile oval opened in 1996. The track is a tri-oval Superspeedway and is 2.41 km (1.5 mile) long. Surface is asphalt with four turns. Banking in corners; 20°, front/back straight; 9°. Track…

Read More Read More

Weekend Schedule for Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Weekend Schedule for Indianapolis Motor Speedway

NASCAR will this weekend travel to Speedway, Indiana for two races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The NASCAR Xfinity Series and The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will both race this weekend while the Truck Series is off. Indianapolis Motor Speedway opened for racing in 1909. The track is oval shaped and is 4,023 km (2.5 mile) long. Surface is asphalt (with bricks) with four turns. Banking in turns are 9.2 degrees and straightaways 0 degrees . Track Qualifying Record is held by Kevin Harvick…

Read More Read More