Texas Motor Speedway History
Texas Motor Speedway opened in 1996 and has been one of the major draws in the Dallas-Fort
Worth area ever since, bringing some of the top drivers in the world to town on the regular and helping it become nothing
shy of an icon of the local sports scene. The raceway has the second-largest seating capacity of any NASCAR track just behind
Indianapolis Motor Speedway, telling you everything you need to know about the scope of this one. Texas Motor Speedway hosts
two NASCAR Sprint Cup Races and two Nationwide Series races, in addition to other big races like those in the Camping World
If you are looking for all of the best auto racing action in Texas, get yourself some tickets to Texas
Motor Speedway and see why this has been a racing draw for nearly two decades. Drivers like Karl Edwards, Jeff Gordon, Kurt
Busch, Tony Stewart and more have won races here at Texas Motor Speedway, and all of the best drivers in the world want to
win one sooner or later at this NASCAR staple. Once you're there in the middle of a nail-biter that could go either way, you'll
definitely be glad that you're not still sitting at home.
Texas Motor Speedway Events
Texas Motor Speedway
hosts both the Duck Commander 500 (formerly the Texas 500) and the AAA Texas 500, which are parts of the NASCAR Sprint Cup
Series. It is also home to the O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 and the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge which are part of the Nationwide
Series. Additionally the raceway is home to the Firestone 600, the Winstar World Casino 400K and the Winstar World Casino
350K, which are parts of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Put it all together and this is a racetrack that has a little
bit of something for everyone, making it a venue that you definitely don't want to skip.
Texas Motor Speedway
Did you know that the Texas Motor Speedway also has hosted major concerts featuring legends like The Charlie
Daniels Band, Hank Williams Jr., LeAnn Rimes and more?
Though it doesn't need yet another reason for fans to keep an
eye on the calendar, the Texas Motor Speedway also has a history of putting together some major concerts as well, including
the 1997 Fruit of the Loom Countryfest, which brought in more than 185,000 spectators.
Texas Motor Speedway Fans
Motor Speedway is able to hold more than 190,000 fans who come to the facility for auto racing, concerts, festivals, and more.
There is literally not a bad seat in the house and wherever you find yourself sitting you can feel the rumble of the engines,
smell the gasoline and hear the squealing of the rubber on the tires as the cars maneuver their way around the track. For
decades, Texas Motor Speedway has been one of the most popular speedways in the United States and has attracted millions of
fans through its gates since it first opened, and you're not going to be able to find another spectator sporting event anywhere
in the world with a more impressive scope.