Autódromo Potosino

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Autódromo Potosino
Location Between San Luis Potosí and Rioverde
Capacity 8200
Broke ground 1983 (rebuilt in 2005)
Major events NASCAR Corona Series
NASCAR Mexico T4 Series
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Surface Asphalt
Length 0.804 km (1/2 mi)
Turns 4
Banking 7° to 9°
Lap record 0:21.706 (Rafael Martínez, #18 Canel's Ford, 2007, Corona Series)

The Autódromo Potosino is a half-mile paved oval located near the city of San Luis Potosí in Mexico.

The track was opened in 1983 as a 0.77 miles (1.24 km) road course. It was built by Promotodo, an enterprise owned by Michel Jourdain Sr., which organized the defunct Marlboro Cup, which was arguably the most important racing series in the country at that time.

In 2005, after several years of not being used, the track was rebuilt as a half-mile oval to host NASCAR events.

The track is used primarily by the NASCAR Corona Series and T4 Series. A few local events are also held.

In 2009, due to the swine flu outbreak, they cancelled the race that was supposed to be held on May 3; the race was rescheduled for August 16 and was won by Jorge Goeters.


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Coordinates: 22°05′29″N 100°43′32″W / 22.09139°N 100.72556°W / 22.09139; -100.72556