Kansas Speedway History
Since 2001, Kansas Speedway has been the site of some of the most exciting races in NASCAR
and Indy Car Racing Series. The top drivers in the world make the trip to Kansas in the hopes of seeing the checkered flag
and leaving town with precious points. In 1996, the International Speedway Commission was interested in building a new track
in Kansas and the search was on for the perfect location for a new, state of the art track. 1,200 acres was found outside
Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas Speedway was born. The local fans wasted no time in embracing the venue, with tickets for upcoming
races selling out in record time. In June 2001, the track opened with theNASCAR Winston West Series Kansas 150 and ARCA RE/MAX
Series BPU 200. All 75,000 seats at Kansas Speedway are full on race day when beloved drivers like Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon,
Mat Kenseth and Dale Earnhardt Jr. vie for the victory.
Kansas Speedway Events Hosted
is a tri-oval course sitting outside Kansas City, Kansas, and has become a favorite on the NASCAR and Indy Car circuits. Kansas
Speedway addedroad coarse in 2012 to make the venue even more exciting. The annual events hosted at the speedway include the
Kansas 400 and Hollywood Casino 400 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the Kansas Lottery 300 of the NASCAR Nationwide Series,
the SFP 250 of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the Kansas 98.9 of the ARCA Racing Series. Check the calendar for
the Kansas Speedway at StubHub today and check out all of the exciting events taking place at this amazing racing venue this
Kansas City, Kansas
Known as the "Heart of America", Kansas City is at the very center of this country,
a starting point to your final destination. Located at the junction of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers, Kansas City is a culturally
diverse community that welcomes visitors with its own brand of Midwestern charm. A part of the greater Kansas City, Missouri
region, KCK, as it is known, is an incredible city in its own right, just waiting for your visit, and maybe you will never
want to leave.
Kansas Speedway Seating Layout
Thousands of fans pack the Kansas Speedway on race day to
cheer on their favorite driver and experience the rush and speed of this NASCAR and Indy Car Racing. The Kansas Speedway is
a 1.5 mile tri-oval track, whose events fill the capacity crowd of 72,000 lucky fans who come from near and far to feel the
rush of horsepower at each event. 65 rows of seats allows for perfect views of the track as well as a rare ground level concourse
that offers fans the ability to walk around the venue to get better views of all of the action. There is no better venue for
your race day experience than Kansas Speedway.
Kansas Speedway Trivia
Who won the first ever race at Kansas
On June 2, 2001, Jason Jarrett won the ARCA Re/Max Series event to put himself in Kansas Speedway lore as
its first every winner.