New Hampshire Motor Speedway

New Hampshire Motor Speedway is a 1.058-mile (1.703 km) oval speedway located in Loudon, New Hampshire, which has hosted NASCAR racing annually since 1990, as well as the longest-running motorcycle race in North America, the Loudon Classic. Nicknamed "The Magic Mile", the speedway is often converted into a 1.6-mile (2.6 km) road course, which includes much of the oval.

New Hampshire Motor Speedway
"The Magic Mile"
Location1122 Route 106 North
Loudon, New Hampshire 03307
Time zoneUTC−5 / −4 (DST)
Capacity76,000 (seated)[1][2]
OwnerSpeedway Motorsports, Inc.
OperatorSpeedway Motorsports, Inc.
Broke groundAugust 13, 1989
OpenedJune 5, 1990
Former namesNew Hampshire International Speedway (1990–2007)
Major eventsNASCAR Cup Series
Ambetter 301
NASCAR Xfinity Series
Crayon 200
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
UNOH 175 (1996–2017)
Motorcycles
Loudon Classic
Oval[3]
SurfaceAsphalt and Granite
Length1.058 miles (1.703 km)
BankingTurns – Variable banking at 2-7 degrees (12% grade)
Straightaways – 1 degree banking
Race lap record0:22.3481 (Scott Dixon, Dallara IR-05, 2011, IndyCar)
Road Course
Length1.6 miles (2.57 km)

The track was originally the site of Bryar Motorsports Park before being purchased and redeveloped by Bob Bahre. The track is currently one of eight major NASCAR tracks owned and operated by Speedway Motorsports.


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