NASCAR SPRINT CUP
RACE TRACK SEATING CAPACITY
and ATTENDANCE CHART

Race Track,
Location,
Lap Distance,
Year Opened
Permanent
Seating

(as of 2013)
2012
Announced
Attendance
1st race
2nd race
2011
Announced
Attendance
1st race
2nd race
2010
Announced
Attendance
1st race
2nd race
2009
Announced
Attendance
1st race
2nd race
2008
Announced
Attendance
1st race
2nd race
2007
Announced
Attendance
1st race
2nd race
Atlanta Motor Speedway
Hampton, GA
1.54 miles
1960
99,000
was 124,000
90,300 29,700 (G)(H11) 85,000
93,200
94,400
111,300
100,000
80,000
105,000
100,000
Auto Club Speedway
Fontana, CA
2 miles
1997
68,000 [was 81,000 and 95,000] 90,000 88,000 (F) 72,000
70,000
78,000
70,000
25,000(a)
71,000
70,000
87,000
85,000
Bristol Motor Speedway
Bristol, TN
0.533-mile
1961
158,000 102,000
145,000
120,000
156,000
138,000
155,000
160,000
160,000
160,000
160,000
160,000
160,000
Charlotte Motor Speedway
Concord, NC
1.5 miles
1960
146,000
was 156,000
132,000 (all-star)
140,000
100,000
125,000 (all-star)
145,000
105,000
125,000 (all-star)
140,000
103,000
145,000 (all-star)
100,000 (A)
160,000
105,000
147,000 (all-star)
160,000
160,000
145,000(all-star)
175,000
165,000
Chicagoland Speedway
Joliet, IL
1.5 miles
2001
55,500 [was 69,000 & 73,000] 65,000 42,000 (I11) 67,500 70,000 80,000 80,000
Darlington Raceway
Darlington, SC
1.366 miles
1950
60,000 [was 61,000] 63,000 61,000 67,000 72,000 75,000 70,000(b)
75,000
Daytona International Speedway
Daytona Beach, FL
2.5 miles
1959
147,000 [was 159,000] 140,000 (A12)
115,000
82,000
(Shootout)
180,000
115,000
80,000
(Shootout)
175,000
115,000
85,000
(Shootout)
180,000
115,000
80,000
(Shootout)
190,000
125,000
?
(Shootout)
185,000
150,000
?
(Shootout)
Dover International Speedway
Dover, DE
1 mile
1969
133,000 85,000
85,000
82,000
83,000
88,000
88,000
100,000
110,000
133,000
133,000
90,000
145,000(a)
137,000
Homestead-Miami Speedway
Homestead, FL
1.5 miles
1995
46,000 [was 56,000 & 63,000] 76,000 73,000 67,000 70,000 80,000 80,000
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Indianapolis, IN
2.5 miles
1909
257,325 125,000 138,000 140,000 180,000 240,000 270,000
Kansas Speedway
Kansas City, KS
1.5 miles
2001
74,000 [was 80,000] 75,000
78,000
80,000
82,000
100,000 100,000 100,000 110,000
Kentucky Speedway
Sparta, KY
1.5 miles
2011
117,000 105,000 107,000        
Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Las Vegas, NV
1.5 miles
1996
131,000 150,000 152,000 150,000 140,000 153,000 156,000
Martinsville Speedway
Martinsville, VA
0.526-mile
1947
55,000 [was 63,000] 63,000
60,000
60,000
62,000
40,000 (E)
58,000
56,000
63,000
64,000
63,000
64,000
66,500
66,500
Michigan International Speedway
Brooklyn, MI
2 miles
1968
84,000
[was 71,000 & 108,000]
82,000
83,000
88,000
81,000
95,000
105,000
90,000
103,000
115,000
125,000
145,000
40,000
145,000(a)
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Loudon, NH
1.058 miles
1990
96,000 95,000
98,000
95,000
95,000
91,000
95,000
101,000
101,000
101,000
101,000
101,000
101,000
Phoenix International Raceway
Avondale, AZ
1 mile
1964
51,000 [was 76,812] 76,000
87,000
75,000
85,000
70,000
75,000
80,000
90,000
100,000
100,000
105,000
105,000
Pocono Raceway
Long Pond, PA
2.5 miles
1968
70,000 100,000
85,000
90,000
85,000
105,000
100,000
105,000
80,000
(B) 105,000
105,000
100,000
105,000
130,000
Richmond International Raceway
Richmond, VA
0.750-mile
1946
71,000
[was 91,000, 110,000
88,000
89,000
90,000
88,000
93,000
95,000
110,000
108,000
112,000
110,000
112,079(b)
100,000
112,079
Sonoma*
Sonoma, CA
1.99 mile
1968
47,000 91,000 93,000 90,000 93,500 100,000 102,000
Talladega Superspeedway
Talladega, AL
2.66 miles
1969
78,000
was 109,000 & 143,000
108,500
88,000
115,000
105,000
123,500
110,000
142,000
127,500
156,000
145,000
160,000
155,000
Texas Motor Speedway
Fort Worth, TX
1.5 miles
1997
138,122 159,000
146,000
168,400
151,000
92,200 (D)
156,000
176,300
167,000
190,000
165,000
191,000
183,500
Watkins Glen International*
Watkins Glen, NY
2.45 miles
1948
33,000 [was 35,000] 90,000 85,000 (G11) 90,000 80,000
(C) 85,000
87,000 90,000
Tracks No Longer
Used for Sprint Cup races
North Carolina Speedway
Rockingham, NC
1.017 miles
1965
60,000 x; x x x x x


*Road course

(A) = Charlotte Motor Speedway in May 2009 was postponed from Sunday, May 24th to Monday May 25th.
Estimated crowd of 100,000 on Monday, original crowd estimated at 160,000 on Sunday

(B) = Pocono in August 2009 was postponed from Sunday, Aug 2nd to Monday Aug 3rd.
Estimated crowd of 80,000 on Monday, original crowd estimated at 105,000 on Sunday

(C) = Watkins Glen in August 2009 was postponed from Sunday, Aug 9th to Monday Aug 10th.
Estimated crowd of 85,000 on Monday, original crowd estimated at 90,000 on Sunday

(D) = Texas in April 2010 was postponed from Sunday, April 18 to Monday April 19th.
Estimated crowd of 92,200 on Monday

(E) = Martinsville in March 2010 was postponed from Sunday, March 28th to Monday March 29th.
Estimated crowd of 40,000 on Monday, original crowd estimated at 58,000 on Sunday

(F) = Auto Club Speedway and will have one Sprint Cup Series race in 2011 and beyond, instead of two; Kansas gets a 2nd race

(G) = Atlanta Motor Speedway and will have one Sprint Cup Series race in 2011 and beyond, instead of two, Kentucky gets a race

(G11) = Watkins Glen in August 2011 was postponed from Sunday, August 14 to Monday August 15th.
Estimated crowd of 85,000 on Monday

(H11) = Atlanta in September 2011 was postponed from Sunday, September 4 to Tuesday September 6 due to Troical Storm Lee.
Estimated crowd of 29,700 on Tuesday and 87,600 on Sunday

(I11) = Chicago in September 2011 was postponed from Sunday, September 18 to Monday September 19 due to rain.
Estimated crowd of 42,000 on Monday and 72,000 on Sunday

(A12) = Daytona in February 2012 was postponed from Sunday, February 26 to Monday, February 27 due to rain.
Estimated crowd of 140,000 on Monday and 180,000 on Sunday

Notes: Including seats in luxury suites and excluding infield admission, temporary seats, general admission, and drag way and dirt track seats.


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