Speedway Configurations & Types of Racing
1.058-mile Oval
Stock Cars & Modifieds
1.6-mile Road Course (12 Turns) Motorcycles, Sports Cars, Karts & U.S. Legend Cars
0.25-mile Mini-Oval (Located in Oval Turns 1 & 2) U.S. Legend Cars & Bandoleros
Speedway Dimensions
Straights 65 feet wide Banked at 1 degree 1,500 feet long
Turns 65 feet wide Banked at 6 degrees -
Pit Road 60 feet wide Pit Road Speed: 45mph
Speedway Facilities
Outfield Facilities Administration Building
Security Building
Operations Building & Levy Warehouse
Granite State Legend Cars
Maintenance & Warehouse Building
Parking Building
Press Box & Control Tower
3 Ticket Booths
First Aid Center
4 Elevators
7 ATMs
16 Concession Stands
Bath Center
18 Restrooms
Northside Heliport (5 Helipads)
Granite Ledge
Trackside Terrace
Infield Facilities Jack Ratta Media Center
Infield Care Center
Two 26-Bay Enclosed Garages
Sunoco Fuel Building
Smoke Shack BBQ Restaurant
2 Restrooms
Speedway Heliport (1 Helipad)
Victory Lane
Tunnels Two (20 feet in diameter, 130 feet long) located under Turn Two
Full tractor trailer truck accessibility
Speedway Firsts
Ground Breaking August 13, 1989
Official Track Opening June 5, 1990 as New Hampshire International Speedway
First Professional Race June 17, 1990 - 67th Annual Loudon Classic
First NASCAR Race July 15, 1990 - Budweiser 300 (NASCAR Xfinity Series)
First CART Race July 5, 1992 - New England 200
First Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race July 11, 1993 - Slick 50 300
First IRL Race August 18, 1996 - True Value 200
Purchase Agreement November 2, 2007 by Speedway Motorsports, Inc.
Acquisition Closing January 11, 2008 as New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Speedway Fast Facts
Largest sports facility in New England in terms of seating capacity
Site of the first single-day sporting event in New England to draw over 100,000 guests (July 9, 2000, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race).
More than 10 million viewers in over 90 countries watch events televised from NHMS each year
More than 500,000 spectators attend NHMS races/events during a season
The speedway provides part-time employment to more than 1,500 workers