Pikes Peak International Raceway
Address: 16650 Midway Ranch Road, Fountain, Colorado, 80817
NASCAR Busch Series ITT Industries & Goulds Pumps Salute to the Troops 250 (1998-2005)
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series (1998-2002)
38.59123 - 104.676884Koordinaten: 38 ° 35 ' 28 " N, 104 ° 40' 37 " W
The Pikes Peak International Raceway opened in Fountain, Colorado 1997 permanent racing facility. In addition to a mile-long D- oval there is a 2.09 km long permanent road course.
Between 1997 and 2005, were held on the oval race in the Indy Racing League, between 1998 and 2005 also races in the NASCAR Busch Series and NASCAR races to 2002 Craftsman Truck Series. In addition to the permanent race track motorcycle races were held annually. In addition, here in 2011, the first two Rallycross race (Global Rallycross Championship ) were extended, the Tanner Foust ( June 17 ) and Marcus Grönholm (June 18 ) were obtained.
In 2005 the line was closed and terminates the discharge of IndyCar and NASCAR races. 2008, the section was re-opened, with the focus now is on local racing series and the amateur motorsport. The oval is next to it, as well as the Rockingham Speedway and the Texas World Speedway, increasingly important as a test track for NASCAR, as the NASCAR rules prohibit during the season testing at current circuits that are part of the seasonal calendar.
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