Kansas City 1312

Kansas City

With 72,000 seats, the Kansas Speedway was the state’s largest tourist attraction when it opened in 2001.

Country
United States
Location
Kansas City, Kansas
Latest Race

With 72,000 seats, the Kansas Speedway was the state’s largest tourist attraction when it opened in 2001. A sister-track to Chicagoland, the 15 degree banked tri-oval held both NASCAR Cup and Indy Racing League races in its first season. Floodlights were installed in 2011 and the speedway was completely redeveloped a year later with steeper, variable banking in the turns. Also new for 2012 was the infield road course and a casino that now overlooks Turn 2.

Oval

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Type

Paved oval

Length

1.52 (Miles)

Description

Fastest Race Lap

Tomas Scheckter (Dallara IR0-Infiniti), 25.0381s, 218.548 mph, Indycars, 2002

Fastest Qualifying Lap

Tomas Scheckter (Dallara IR0-Infiniti), 24.8472s, 220.226 mph, Indycars, 2002

Type

Paved oval

Length

1.52 (Miles)

Description

Variable banking introduced in the turns and starting straight

Fastest Race Lap

Fastest Qualifying Lap

Road Course

2012

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.37 (Miles)

Description

Road course built in 2012

Fastest Race Lap

Fastest Qualifying Lap

3,128

Championships

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12,833

Results

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15,933

Drivers

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8,248

Teams

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856

Circuits

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