United States

Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway

Track Calendar + Track Info

Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway is a short oval track located in Nashville, Tennessee. It features various smaller events such as stock car and dirt track racing.

Upcoming Events and Sessions

Nothing on the radar. The engines are silent, the tires are cold and the asphalt is getting greener with every passing day.

Past Events

Nothing for now, but you know how things are... time passes, this list is bound to grow. Watch this space.

Nashville: Interesting Facts

Nearest track of a similar category is Road Atlanta (346 kilometers away).

  1. Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway is the oldest continuously operating racetrack in the United States, established in 1904.

  2. The speedway is famed for the Nashville numbers system, which tracks race car numbers and helps to easily identify drivers and their teams.

  3. It was the first paved track in Tennessee and the first to host a NASCAR race in 1958.

  4. Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway hosted the first American Speed Association (ASA) National Championship Race in 2005.

  5. The track’s ‘Spectator Hill’ became popular among fans in the 1950s, as it offered a birds-eye view of the racing action.

  6. The late Dale Earnhardt, Jr. won the 1998 NASCAR Slim Jim All Pro Series race at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway.

  7. The 2017 race season saw the revival of Motorcycle races at the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway.

  8. Many legendary drivers have raced at the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway, including Richard Petty, Bobby Allison, Bill France Jr, Cale Yarborough, and David Pearson.

  9. The Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway hosted the NASCAR Xfinity Series and All Pro Series during the 1990s and 2000s.

  10. The track reopened in 2018 after undergoing extensive renovations, providing a state-of-the-art facility for fans and drivers alike.