Kansas Speedway

 Rusty Jarrett/ GettyImages

• Photo gallery: Tour all 23 Sprint Cup tracksPhoto Gallery | NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule

One of the more recent arrivals on the NASCAR schedule, Kansas Speedway is a beautiful tri-oval track in Kansas City, Kan. This year it started hosting two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events, the second of which is the Hollywood Casino 400 on Sunday.

With the continuous development around the track, Kansas Speedway is a fan and driver favorite, with great racing and many entertainment options.

Kansas Speedway
400 Speedway Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66111
More track news is available through jayski.com.

Notable Events

NASCAR Weekend
Friday, Oct. 7, 2011
• ARCA final practice, 9 a.m.

Automobile Racing Club of America
• NSCS practice, 11:30 a.m.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
• NNS practice, 2:45 p.m.
NASCAR Nationwide Series
• NSCS qualifying, 4:10 p.m.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
• ARCA qualifying, 5:35 p.m.

Automobile Racing Club of America
• Kansas Lottery 98.9, 7:30 p.m. (150 miles)

Automobile Racing Club of America
Gates open at 8 a.m.

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011
• NNS qualifying, 9:05 a.m.
NASCAR Nationwide Series
• NSCS practice, 11:30 a.m. and 12:50 p.m.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
• Kansas Lottery 300, 2:30 p.m.
NASCAR Nationwide Series
Gates open at 8 a.m.

Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011
• Hollywood Casino 400, 1 p.m.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Gates open at 8 a.m.

• Ticket office: 866-460-RACE
• Online: Buy tickets | Seating chart

• Fan hospitality: Sprint FanWalk tickets are $15; must be accompanied by grandstand admission ticket.
• Special travel packages: Call the track ticket office for additional details.

Track Specs
• Track length: 1.5 miles
• Banking: Corners -- 15 degrees; frontstretch -- 10.4 degrees; backstretch -- 5 degrees
• Frontstretch: 2,685 feet
• Backstretch: 2,207 feet
• Race length: 400 miles
• Grandstand seating capacity: 72,711
• Opened: 2001

Carry-In Items
• Coolers: Outside food and beverage are permitted in the grandstands. Coolers can be 14x14x14 inches, soft-sided; one backpack or daypack is permitted, as well.
• Glass containers: Not allowed.
• Alcoholic beverages: Allowed.
• Cameras/binoculars: Allowed.

Souvenirs and Displays
• Merchandise: Driver and NASCAR merchandise haulers on-site.
• Scanners: Scanners available for rent on-site.


Check local newspapers and television.

Reserved: Available; call the track ticket office for further information.

Associated Driving Schools
Richard Petty Driving Experience

Getting There
• From the east (Downtown and Plaza areas):
Take I-70 West to exit 410.

• From the west (Lawrence and Topeka areas):
Take I-70 East exit to exit 410.

• From the south, via Highway 7 (Olathe and Overland Park areas):
Take State Avenue (Highway 24) East exit.

• From the south, via I-435 (Overland Park and Lenexa areas):
Take I-435 North to State Avenue West exit.

• From the north (Omaha, St. Joseph and KCI Airport):
Take I-435 South to State Avenue (Highway 24) West exit.

• Free parking: Available.
• Handicapped parking: Available; permit required.