NASCAR TRACKS

HISTORIC AND DEFUNCT NASCAR TRACKS

These are tracks that used to be on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule. Each track has hosted one or more Official Cup Series race since the Cup Series inception in 1949. There are currently 147 races tracks in the historic and defunct track section. Some of these tracks remain today and others are completely gone.

If you are looking for the tracks on the current NASCAR Cup schedule then check out the current NASCAR tracks section.

NASCAR HISTORIC TRACK INFOGRAPHICS

WHAT PERCENTAGE OF TRACK TYPES HAVE GONE DEFUNCT?

91%

SHORT TRACKS

An oval racetrack that is less than 1 mile in length.

2%

INTERMEDIATE TRACKS

An oval that is greater than 1 mile, but less than 2 miles in length.

1%

SUPERSPEEDWAY TRACKS

A racetrack that is greater than 2 miles in length.

6%

ROAD COURSES

A racing circuit comprised of left- and right-hand turns.

Name Location Type Shape Mile First Race Last Race Races
Airborne Speedway Plattsburg, NY Short Track Oval 0.50 1955 1955 1
Albany Saratoga Speedway Malta, NY Short Track Oval 0.36 1970 1971 2
Altamont-Schenectady Fairgrounds Altamont, NY Short Track Oval 0.50 1951 1955 2
Arizona State Fairgrounds Phoenix, AZ Short Track Oval 1.00 1951 1960 4
Ascot Stadium Los Angeles, CA Short Track Oval 0.40 1957 1961 3
Asheville-Weaverville Speedway Weaverville, NC Short Track Oval 0.50 1951 1969 34
Augusta International Raceway Augusta, GA Road Course Road Course 3.00 1964 1964 1
Augusta International Speedway Augusta, GA Short Track Oval 0.50 1962 1969 12
Bainbridge Fairgrounds Bainbridge, OH Short Track Oval 1.00 1951 1951 1
Bay Meadows Race Track San Mateo, CA Short Track Oval 1.00 1954 1956 3
Beltsville Speedway Beltsville, MD Short Track Oval 0.50 1965 1970 10
Birmingham International Raceway Birmingham, AL Short Track Oval 0.50 1958 1968 8
Bloomsburg Fairgrounds Bloomsburg, PA Short Track Oval 0.50 1953 1953 1
Bowman-Gray Stadium Winston-Salem, NC Short Track Oval 0.25 1958 1971 29
Bridgehampton Race Circuit Bridgehampton, NY Road Course Road Course 2.85 1958 1966 4
Buffalo Civic Stadium Buffalo, NY Short Track Oval 0.25 1958 1958 1
California State Fairgrounds Sacramento, CA Short Track Oval 1.00 1956 1961 6
Canadian National Exposition Speedway Toronto, Canada Short Track Oval 0.33 1958 1958 1
Canfield Fairgrounds Canfield, OH Short Track Oval 0.50 1950 1952 3
Capitol Speedway Sacramento, CA Short Track Oval 0.50 1957 1957 1
Carrell Speedway Gardena, CA Short Track Oval 0.50 1951 1954 4
Central City Speedway Macon, GA Short Track Oval 0.50 1951 1954 7
Champion Speedway Fayetteville, NC Short Track Oval 0.33 1958 1959 4
Charlotte Speedway Charlotte, NC Short Track Oval 0.75 1949 1956 12
Chattanooga International Raceway Chattanooga, TN Short Track Oval 0.33 1962 1964 2
Chisholm Speedway Montgomery, AL Short Track Oval 0.50 1956 1956 1
Cleveland County Fairgrounds Shelby, NC Short Track Oval 0.50 1956 1965 6
Coastal Speedway Myrtle Beach, SC Short Track Oval 0.50 1956 1957 2
Columbia Speedway Columbia, SC Short Track Oval 0.50 1951 1971 43
Columbus Speedway Columbus, GA Short Track Oval 0.50 1951 1951 1
Concord Speedway Concord, NC Short Track Oval 0.50 1956 1964 12
Corbin Speedway Corbin, KY Short Track Oval 0.50 1954 1954 1
Davenport Speedway Davenport, IA Short Track Oval 0.50 1953 1953 1
Dayton Speedway Dayton, OH Short Track Oval 0.50 1950 1952 6
Daytona Beach & Road Course Daytona Beach, FL Road Course Road Course 4.17 1949 1958 10
Dixie Speedway Birmingham, AL Short Track Oval 0.25 1960 1960 1
Dog Track Speedway Moyock, NC Short Track Oval 0.25 1962 1966 7
Five Flags Speedway Pensacola, FL Short Track Oval 0.50 1953 1953 1
Fonda Speedway Fonda, NY Short Track Oval 0.50 1955 1968 4
Forsyth County Fairgrounds Winston-Salem, NC Short Track Oval 0.50 1955 1955 2
Ft. Miami Speedway Toledo, OH Short Track Oval 0.50 1951 1952 2
Funks Speedway Winchester, IN Short Track Oval 0.50 1950 1950 1
Gamecock Speedway Sumter, SC Short Track Oval 0.25 1960 1960 1
Gastonia Fairgrounds Gastonia, NC Short Track Oval 0.33 1958 1958 1
Golden Gate Speedway Tampa, FL Short Track Oval 0.33 1963 1963 1
Grand River Speedrome Grand Rapids, MI Short Track Oval 0.50 1951 1954 2
Greensboro Agriculture Fairgrounds Greensboro, NC Short Track Oval 0.33 1957 1958 3
Greenville-Pickens Speedway Greenville, SC Short Track Oval 0.50 1951 1971 29
Hamburg Speedway Hamburg, NY Short Track Oval 0.50 1949 1950 2
Harnett Speedway Spring Lake, NC Short Track Oval 0.50 1953 1953 1
Harris Speedway Harris, NC Short Track Oval 0.33 1964 1965 2
Hartsville Speedway Hartsville, SC Short Track Oval 0.33 1961 1961 1
Hayloft Speedway Augusta, GA Short Track Oval 0.50 1952 1952 1
Heidelberg Raceway Carnegie, PA Short Track Oval 0.25 1949 1960 4
Hickory Speedway Hickory, NC Short Track Oval 0.50 1953 1971 35
Huntsville Speedway Huntsville, AL Short Track Oval 0.25 1962 1962 1
International Raceway Park Ona, WV Short Track Oval 0.44 1970 1971 2
Islip Speedway Islip, NY Short Track Oval 0.20 1964 1971 6
Jacksonville Speedway Jacksonville, NC Short Track Oval 0.50 1957 1964 2
Jeffco Speedway Jefferson, GA Short Track Oval 0.50 1968 1969 2
Kingsport Speedway Kingsport, TN Short Track Oval 0.40 1969 1971 3
Kitsap County Airport Bremerton, WA Short Track Oval 0.90 1957 1957 1
Lakeview Speedway Mobile, AL Short Track Oval 0.75 1951 1951 2
Lakewood Speedway Atlanta, GA Short Track Oval 1.00 1951 1959 11
Lancaster Speedway Lancaster, SC Short Track Oval 0.50 1957 1957 2
Langhorne Speedway Langhorne, PA Short Track Oval 1.00 1949 1957 17
Langley Field Speedway Hampton, VA Short Track Oval 0.40 1964 1970 9
Las Vegas Park Speedway Las Vegas, NV Short Track Oval 1.00 1955 1955 1
Lincoln City Fairgrounds North Platte, NE Short Track Oval 0.50 1953 1953 1
Lincoln Speedway New Oxford, PA Short Track Oval 0.50 1955 1965 7
Linden Airport Linden, NJ Road Course Road Course 2.00 1954 1954 1
Louisiana Fairgrounds Shreveport, LA Short Track Oval 0.50 1953 1953 1
Marchbanks Speedway Hanford, CA Intermediate Oval 1.40 1951 1961 3
McCormick Field Asheville, NC Short Track Oval 0.25 1958 1958 1
Memphis-Arkansas Speedway LeHi, AR Intermediate Oval 1.50 1954 1957 5
Merced Fairgrounds Merced, CA Short Track Oval 0.50 1956 1956 1
Meyer Speedway Houston, TX Short Track Oval 0.50 1971 1971 1
Michigan State Fairgrounds Detroit, MI Short Track Oval 1.00 1951 1952 2
Middle Georgia Raceway Macon, GA Short Track Oval 0.50 1966 1971 9
Monroe County Fairgrounds Rochester, NY Short Track Oval 0.50 1950 1958 8
Monroe Speedway Monroe, MI Short Track Oval 0.50 1952 1952 1
Montgomery Air Base Montgomery, NY Road Course Road Course 2.00 1960 1960 1
Montgomery Motor Speedway Montgomery, AL Short Track Oval 0.50 1955 1969 6
Morristown Speedway Morristown, NJ Short Track Oval 0.50 1951 1955 5
Nashville Speedway Lebanon, TN Short Track Oval 0.50 1958 1984 42
New Asheville Speedway Asheville, NC Short Track Oval 0.40 1962 1971 8
New Bradford Speedway Bradford, PA Short Track Oval 0.33 1958 1958 1
New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse, NY Short Track Oval 1.00 1955 1957 3
Newberry Speedway Newberry, SC Short Track Oval 0.50 1957 1957 1
Norfolk Speedway Norfolk, VA Short Track Oval 0.40 1956 1957 2
North Carolina Speedway Rockingham, NC Intermediate Oval 1.02 1965 2004 78
North Carolina State Fairgrounds Raleigh, NC Short Track Oval 0.50 1955 1970 3
North Wilkesboro Speedway North Wilkesboro, NC Short Track Oval 0.63 1949 1996 93
Norwood Arena Norwood, MA Short Track Oval 0.25 1961 1961 1
Oakland Stadium Oakland, CA Short Track Oval 0.50 1951 1954 3
Occoneechee Speedway Hillsboro, NC Short Track Oval 1.00 1949 1968 32
Oglethorpe Speedway Savannah, GA Short Track Oval 0.50 1954 1955 2
Oklahoma State Fairgrounds Oklahoma City, OK Short Track Oval 0.50 1956 1956 1
Old Bridge Stadium Old Bridge, NJ Short Track Oval 0.50 1956 1965 6
Old Dominion Speedway Manassas, VA Short Track Oval 0.38 1958 1966 7
Ontario Motor Speedway Ontario, CA Superspeedway Rectangular Oval 2.50 1971 1980 9
Oxford Plains Speedway Oxford, ME Short Track Oval 0.33 1966 1968 3
Palm Beach Speedway W. Palm Beach, FL Short Track Oval 0.50 1952 1956 7
Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds Spartanburg, SC Short Track Oval 0.50 1953 1966 22
Pine Grove Speedway Shippenville, PA Short Track Oval 0.50 1951 1951 1
Playland Park Speedway South Bend, IN Short Track Oval 0.50 1952 1952 1
Portland Speedway Portland, OR Short Track Oval 0.50 1956 1957 7
Powell Motor Speedway Columbus, OH Short Track Oval 0.50 1953 1953 1
Princess Anne Speedway Norfolk, VA Short Track Oval 0.50 1953 1953 1
Raleigh Speedway Raleigh, NC Short Track Oval 1.00 1953 1958 7
Rambi Race Track Myrtle Beach, SC Short Track Oval 0.50 1958 1965 9
Rapid Valley Speedway Rapid City, SD Short Track Oval 0.50 1953 1953 1
Reading Fairgrounds Reading, PA Short Track Oval 0.50 1958 1959 2
Redwood Speedway Eureka, CA Short Track Oval 0.63 1956 1957 2
Riverside International Raceway Riverside, CA Road Course Road Course 2.63 1958 1988 48
Road America Elkhart Lakes, WI Road Course Road Course 4.10 1956 1956 1
Salisbury Super Speedway Salisbury, NC Short Track Oval 0.63 1958 1958 1
Santa Clara Fairgrounds San Jose, CA Short Track Oval 0.50 1957 1957 1
Santa Fe Speedway Willow Springs, IL Short Track Oval 0.50 1954 1954 1
Savannah Speedway Savannah, GA Short Track Oval 0.50 1962 1970 10
Sharon Speedway Hartford, OH Short Track Oval 0.50 1954 1954 1
Smokey Mountain Raceway Maryville, TN Short Track Oval 0.50 1965 1971 12
Soldier Field Chicago, IL Short Track Oval 0.50 1956 1956 1
South Boston Speedway South Boston, VA Short Track Oval 0.25 1960 1971 10
Southern States Fairgrounds Charlotte, NC Short Track Oval 0.50 1954 1961 17
Southside Speedway Richmond, VA Short Track Oval 0.25 1961 1963 4
Speedway Park Jacksonville, FL Short Track Oval 0.50 1951 1964 6
Stamford Park Niagara Falls, Canada Short Track Oval 0.50 1952 1952 1
Star Lite Speedway Monroe, NC Short Track Oval 0.50 1966 1966 1
Starkey Speedway Roanoke, VA Short Track Oval 0.25 1958 1964 4
State Line Speedway Busti, NY Short Track Oval 0.33 1958 1958 1
Tar Heel Speedway Randleman, NC Short Track Oval 0.25 1963 1963 3
Tennessee-Carolina Speedway Newport, TN Short Track Oval 0.50 1956 1957 2
Texas World Speedway College Station, TX Superspeedway Oval 2.00 1969 1981 8
Thompson Speedway Thompson, CT Short Track Oval 0.50 1951 1970 3
Titusville-Cocoa Speedway Titusville, FL Road Course Road Course 1.60 1957 1957 1
Trenton Speedway Trenton, NJ Short Track Oval 1.00 1958 1972 8
Tri-City Speedway High Point, NC Short Track Oval 0.50 1953 1955 2
Tucson Rodeo Grounds Tucson, AZ Short Track Oval 0.50 1955 1955 1
Valdosta 75 Speedway Valdosta, GA Short Track Oval 0.50 1962 1965 3
Vernon Fairgrounds Vernon, NY Short Track Oval 0.50 1950 1950 2
Wall Stadium Belmar, NJ Short Track Oval 0.33 1958 1958 1
West Virginia International Speedway Huntington, WV Short Track Oval 0.44 1963 1964 2
Williams Grove Speedway Mechanicsburg, PA Short Track Oval 0.50 1954 1954 1
Willow Springs Speedway Lancaster, CA Road Course Road Course 2.50 1956 1957 2
Wilson Speedway Wilson, NC Short Track Oval 0.50 1951 1960 12
Wine Creek Race Track Owego, NY Short Track Oval 0.50 1952 1952 1