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Las Vegas Motor Speedway

 NASCAR Weekend - Las Vegas

Just 12 miles north of The Vegas Strip is the famous Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Sitting like a diamond in the desert, the Las Vegas Motor Speedway is one of the most complete racing complexes in the world.

Its 1,600 acres include road courses, a three-eighths mile oval, a dirt track and a state-of-the-art drag racing facility.

Las Vegas Motor Speedway is home of a 400-mile race in the Cup Series, as well as Nationwide and Truck series events.

For NASCAR fans, this is one of the most exciting stops on your trip to Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Motor Speedway
7000 Las Vegas Blvd. N.
Las Vegas, NV 89115

Official website

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Las Vegas Motor Speedway Track Details

Completed : 1996 Distance : 1.5 miles
Shape : D-shaped oval Seating : 142,000
Banking : 20° turns  
9° frontstretch 9° backstretch
Frontstretch : 2,275 feet Backstretch : 1,572 feet

If you are looking for the perfect location to stay when attending race car driving events at the Las Vegas Speedway, Aliante Casino and Hotel is just a few minutes away.

Did you know.....
The first NASCAR race held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was a Truck Series event in 1996

Las Vegas Motor Speedway FAQ's

Q. I am staying in a hotel on the Vegas strip, how do I get to one of the shuttle pickup locations?
A. If you are staying on the Vegas strip, your closest shuttle pickup location is STRAT Hotel Casino and SkyPod, Treasure Island Hotel Casino, Planet Hollywood Las Vegas and Tropicana Hotel. From your hotel, hop on the Deuce (bus) and get off at the closest bus stop to any of those hotels. Use this Las Vegas strip map to locate your hotel in relation to the listed pick-up loacations.

Q. What's the closest pickup location if I am staying in downtown Las Vegas?
A. If you are downtown, your shuttle pickup location is Main Street Station Hotel Casino which is located in downtown Las Vegas and within walking distance of Fremont Street.

Q. Is there RV parking at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway
A. Yes, there is RV parking at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Prohibited inside the Las Vegas Motor Speedway gates
Coolers Alcoholic beverages (not permitted to enter or exit the gates)
Balloons and beach balls Backpacks or any bag larger than 18" x 18" x 6"
Fireworks Drones or any type of radio controlled flying device
Folding chairs Glass or can containers
Grills Hoverboards or skateboards
Noisemakers or horns Illegal drugs
Scaffolds Pets (except for service animals)
Umbrellas Stadium seats wider than 18 inches or with arms
Weapons of any kind Any items which pose a safety hazard or can diminish the enjoyment of the event by other guests.

A. What food or beverages may I bring inside the gates?
One (1) non-alcoholic beverage per guest. Beverage may not exceed 20 ounces and must be contained in a plastic sports bottle or plastic cup.
One (1) food item per guest. Examples include a sandwich, crackers, chips OR fruit. Family sized bags of food are not permitted.

A. How do I contact someone at the race in the event of an emergency?
In the case of emergencies, Las Vegas Motor Speedway provides a Fan Assistance Line. Call 702-632-8006 or text: Vegas Location & Details to 69050.

A. What handicap facilities are available?
Las Vegas Motor Speedway provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with disabilities including special seating, tram services, and parking. Please contact the speedway ticket office at (800) 644-4444 for more information.

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Driving Directions to Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Getting to Las Vegas Motor Speedway

From Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas and California:
Las Vegas Motor Speedway is about 12 miles north of downtown Las Vegas.

Option #1
Follow I-15 North to Exit 54 (Speedway Blvd.).

There are 3 northbound lanes approaching LVMS on I-15, pick the one with the least amount of cars all the way to Exit 54. Once on the exit 54 ramp, use the far-left lane or the center lane for direct access into Blue Lot.

Hint – Vehicles in the shoulder lane will be checked for parking passes at the end of the ramp. If you do not have a parking pass, use the center lane or left-hand lane.

Option #2
Avoid the freeway and take Las Vegas Blvd north to Entry #1 for access into Red lot or Entry #3 for access into Brown Lot. This route can save you a lot of time especially early in the day when very few cars use this road to arrive at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

From Salt Lake City, St. George and Mesquite :
Take I-15 South to Exit #54 (Speedway Blvd)

From Laughlin and Boulder City :
Take US-93/95 to I-15 North, Follow I-15 North to Exit #54 (Speedway Blvd)

Parking is FREE at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. You will find free parking surrounding the entire Speedway. Before your visit, check the Maps Section to find the free parking area closest to your seats and/or your traveling point.

Taking a Taxi to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Lots of Las Vegas Taxi cab companies offer services to and from the Las Vegas strip during NASCAR weekend. However, this is the most expensive way to get to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway from your hotel. A typical fare from the Las Vegas Strip is $55 each way but in reality you might end up paying twice that amount because of the traffic jam and backlog, which is guaranteed on your way to the Motor Speedway.

Las Vegas taxi cabs bill by miles and wait time. So your fare will continue to go up even when the cab is stuck in traffic.

Taking the city bus to Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Las Vegas Bus

Route 604 – Las Vegas Motor Speedway Express Bus operates transit bus services to and from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway during special events only.

Bus Route 604 will provide express service between Downtown Las Vegas, the Nellis Air Force Base area, and Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Route 603 – Las Vegas Motor Speedway Loop operates transit bus services during special events only

Residential Fares apply on Route 604, however if you plan to travel along the Las Vegas Strip, purchase a Strip & All Access pass to ensure coverage on all RTC Transit routes. Click here for Bus Schedule and for information call (702) 228-RIDE (7433)

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