USA - UNITED STATES
CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY, LOWE’S MOTOR SPEEDWAY
Description  
Location Concord
NC - North Carolina - Southern States
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 35°21'07"     - 80°41'04"
35.351944     -80.684444
UTM Coordinates X = 528671.22  -  Y = 3912119.134  -  Zone 17S
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Microsoft Research Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) MapQuest
Altitude AMSL 207 m - 679 ft
Inauguration 1959
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English (United States) World Motor Racing Circuits: A Spectator’s Guide (page 32)Author: Peter Higham, Bruce Jones - Published by: Andre Deutsch - year: 1999 - ISBN: 0-233-99619-2
Description
(2) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(3) English (United States) www.charlottemotorspeedway.comOfficial website

(*) NOTE: a complete and detailed view of the circuit can be found (if available) on Street View by Google Maps and/or Bird's Eye and 3D views by Bing Maps for Enterprise (former Microsoft Virtual Earth): both can be reached using their own link in Aerial photo / Map cell.

(**) For on-line not-English speaking sources, click on each small flag and you open the corresponding Google Translator page with automatic translation.

Lowe’s Motor Speedway
Description  
Years  
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Oval course
Inauguration 1959
Closing  
Last update of this page July 8th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2414  m 7920  ft 1.5  mi   (2)
length 2414  m 7920  ft 1.5  mi   (3)
Straight length 604  m 1980  ft 3/8  mi Start finish straight (3)
Straight length 457  m 1500  ft 0.284  mi Opposite straight (3)
Max. banking (bends) 24  ° 44.5  %        (3)
Max. banking (straights) 5  ° 8.7  %        (3)
Bend length 732  m 2400  ft 0.455  mi Turns 1 and 2 (3)
Bend length 622  m 2040  ft 0.386  mi Turns 3 and 4 (3)
Bend radius 209  m 685  ft 0.13  mi Turn 1 (3)
Bend radius 209  m 685  ft 0.13  mi Turn 2 (3)
Bend radius 191  m 625  ft 0.118  mi Turn 3 (3)
Bend radius 191  m 625  ft 0.118  mi Turn 4 (3)

Lowe’s Motor Speedway
Description  
Years  
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page July 8th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3621  m 11880  ft 2.25  mi   (2)

Charlotte Motor Speedway, Lowe’s Motor Speedway
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Kart track
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page June 8th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 966  m 3168  ft 0.6  mi   (3)





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
June 8th 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
Webmaster:
Guido de Carli
(Italiano - English - Español)
Home Page HOME PAGE
DISCLAIMER (in Italian)
}