List of Champ Car circuits

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This is a list of circuits which have hosted CART/Champ Car racing.

From 1979 to 2007 Champ Car events have been held on 54 different circuits. Phoenix International Raceway hosted the inaugural CART Series race, the 1979 Arizona Republic / Jimmy Bryan 150, and Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez held the final Champ Car race, the 2007 Gran Premio Tecate. Champ Car events have been run on 21 ovals, twelve permanent road courses, and 21 temporary street circuits with 38 tracks located in the United States and 16 abroad.

Circuit Abbr. Location Track Type Length Season(s) Races1 Map
TT Circuit Assen ASS Netherlands Assen, Drenthe
52°57′42″N 6°31′24″E / 52.96167°N 6.52333°E / 52.96167; 6.52333 (TT Circuit Assen)
Road course 2.830 mi (4.554 km) 2007 01 Assen
Atlanta International Raceway ATL United States Hampton, Georgia
33°23′1″N 84°19′4″W / 33.38361°N 84.31778°W / 33.38361; -84.31778 (Atlanta Motor Speedway)
Oval 1.522 mi (2.449 km) 1979, 1981–1983 07 Atlanta International Speedway.svg
Bayfront Park MIA2 United States Miami, Florida
25°46′30″N 80°11′10″W / 25.77500°N 80.18611°W / 25.77500; -80.18611 (Bayfront Park)
Street circuit 1.388 mi (2.234 km)
1.150 mi (1.851 km)
2002
2003
02
The Raceway on Belle Isle DET3 United States Detroit, Michigan
42°20′10″N 82°59′44″W / 42.33611°N 82.99556°W / 42.33611; -82.99556 (Belle Isle)
Street circuit 2.101 mi (3.381 km)
2.347 mi (3.777 km)
1992–1997
1998–2001
10 Belle Isle
Bicentennial Park MIA2 United States Miami, Florida
25°47′2″N 80°11′13″W / 25.78389°N 80.18694°W / 25.78389; -80.18694 (Bicentennial Park)
Street circuit 1.873 mi (3.014 km) 1995 01
Brands Hatch BRH United Kingdom Swanley, Kent
51°21′25″N 0°15′47″E / 51.35694°N 0.26306°E / 51.35694; 0.26306 (Brands Hatch)
Road course 1.200 mi (1.931 km) 2003 01 Brands Hatch Indy Circuit.svg
Burke Lakefront Airport CLE United States Cleveland, Ohio
41°31′2″N 81°40′59″W / 41.51722°N 81.68306°W / 41.51722; -81.68306 (Burke Lakefront Airport)
Street circuit 2.480 mi (3.991 km)
2.369 mi (3.813 km)
2.106 mi (3.389 km)
1982–1989
1990–1996
1997–2007
26 Cleveland
California Speedway CAL United States Fontana, California
34°5′19″N 117°30′0″W / 34.08861°N 117.50000°W / 34.08861; -117.50000 (California Speedway)
Oval 2.029 mi (3.265 km) 1997–2002 06 California
Chicago Motor Speedway CHI United States Cicero, Illinois
41°49′50″N 87°44′55″W / 41.83056°N 87.74861°W / 41.83056; -87.74861 (Chicago Motor Speedway)
Oval 1.029 mi (1.656 km) 1999–2002 04 Chicago
Denver street circuit (Civic Center) DEN4 United States Denver, Colorado
39°44′21″N 104°59′22″W / 39.73917°N 104.98944°W / 39.73917; -104.98944 (Denver Street Circuit (Civic Center))
Street circuit 1.901 mi (3.059 km) 1990–1991 02
Denver street circuit (Pepsi Center) DEN4 United States Denver, Colorado
39°44′48″N 105°0′23″W / 39.74667°N 105.00639°W / 39.74667; -105.00639 (Denver Street Circuit (Pepsi Center))
Street circuit 1.640 mi (2.639 km) 2002–2006 05
Detroit street circuit (downtown) DET3 United States Detroit, Michigan
42°19′47″N 83°2′24″W / 42.32972°N 83.04000°W / 42.32972; -83.04000 (Detroit Street Circuit)
Street circuit 2.500 mi (4.023 km) 1989–1991 03 Detroit
Edmonton City Centre Airport EDM Canada Edmonton, Alberta
53°34′32″N 113°31′23″W / 53.57556°N 113.52306°W / 53.57556; -113.52306 (Edmonton City Centre Airport)
Street circuit 1.973 mi (3.175 km) 2005–2007 03 Edmonton
Emerson Fittipaldi Speedway EFS Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
22°58′32″S 43°23′42″W / 22.97556°S 43.39500°W / -22.97556; -43.39500 (Emerson Fittipaldi Speedway)
Oval 1.864 mi (3.000 km) 1996–2000 05 Jacarepaguá-oval.svg
EuroSpeedway Lausitz LAU Germany Klettwitz, Brandenburg
51°32′0″N 13°55′10″E / 51.53333°N 13.91944°E / 51.53333; 13.91944 (EuroSpeedway Lausitz)
Oval 2.023 mi (3.256 km) 2001, 2003 02 EuroSpeedway
Exhibition Place TOR Canada Toronto, Ontario
43°37′58″N 79°24′58″W / 43.63278°N 79.41611°W / 43.63278; -79.41611 (Exhibition Place)
Street circuit 1.780 mi (2.865 km)
1.721 mi (2.770 km)
1.755 mi (2.824 km)
1986–1996
1997–1999
2000–2007
22 Toronto
Fundidora Park MTY Mexico Monterrey, Nuevo León
25°40′41″N 100°17′00″W / 25.67806°N 100.28333°W / 25.67806; -100.28333 (Fundidora Park)
Street circuit 2.105 mi (3.388 km) 2001–2006 06
Gateway International Raceway GAT United States Madison, Illinois
38°39′3″N 90°8′7″W / 38.65083°N 90.13528°W / 38.65083; -90.13528 (Gateway International Raceway)
Oval 1.250 mi (2.012 km) 1997–2000 04 Gateway Motorsports Park diagram.svg
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve CGV Canada Montreal, Quebec
45°30′21″N 73°31′36″W / 45.50583°N 73.52667°W / 45.50583; -73.52667 (Circuit Gilles Villeneuve)
Road course 2.710 mi (4.361 km) 2002–2006 05 Montreal
Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez AHR Mexico Mexico City
19°24′15″N 99°5′19″W / 19.40417°N 99.08861°W / 19.40417; -99.08861 (Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez)
Road course 2.747 mi (4.421 km) 1980–1981, 2002–2007 08 Mexico City
Homestead-Miami Speedway HMS United States Homestead, Florida
25°27′6″N 80°24′31″W / 25.45167°N 80.40861°W / 25.45167; -80.40861 (Homestead-Miami Speedway)
Oval 1.517 mi (2.441 km)
1.502 mi (2.417 km)
1996–1997
1998–2000
05 Miami
Houston street circuit (downtown) HOU5 United States Houston, Texas
29°45′10″N 95°21′34″W / 29.75278°N 95.35944°W / 29.75278; -95.35944 (Houston Street Circuit)
Street circuit 1.527 mi (2.457 km) 1998–2001 04
Indianapolis Motor Speedway IND United States Speedway, Indiana
39°47′54″N 86°13′58″W / 39.79833°N 86.23278°W / 39.79833; -86.23278 (Indianapolis Motor Speedway)
Oval 2.5 mi (4.0 km) 1979–1980, 1983–1995 15 Indianapolis
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca6 LAG United States Monterey, California
36°35′05″N 121°45′10″W / 36.58472°N 121.75278°W / 36.58472; -121.75278 (Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca)
Road course 1.900 mi (3.058 km)
2.238 mi (3.602 km)
1983–1987
1988–2004
22 Laguna Seca
Las Vegas Motor Speedway LMS United States Las Vegas, Nevada
36°16′17″N 115°0′40″W / 36.27139°N 115.01111°W / 36.27139; -115.01111 (Las Vegas Motor Speedway)
Oval 1.500 mi (2.414 km) 2004–2005 02 Las Vegas
Las Vegas street circuit (Caesars Palace) LAS7 United States Las Vegas, Nevada
36°07′1″N 115°10′30″W / 36.11694°N 115.17500°W / 36.11694; -115.17500 (Caesar's Palace)
Street circuit 1.125 mi (1.811 km) 1983–1984 02 Circuit Caesars Palace.png
Las Vegas street circuit (Fremont Street) LAS7 United States Las Vegas, Nevada
36°10′11″N 115°8′55″W / 36.16972°N 115.14861°W / 36.16972; -115.14861 (Las Vegas Street Circuit)
Street circuit 2.440 mi (3.927 km) 2007 01 Las Vegas Grand Prix.png
Long Beach street circuit LBH United States Long Beach, California
33°45′59″N 118°11′34″W / 33.76639°N 118.19278°W / 33.76639; -118.19278 (Long Beach Street Circuit)
Street circuit 1.670 mi (2.688 km)
1.586 mi (2.552 km)
1.824 mi (2.935 km)
1.969 mi (3.169 km)
1984–1991
1992–1998
1999
2000–2007
24 Long Beach
Meadowlands Sports Complex MEA United States East Rutherford, New Jersey
40°48′51″N 74°04′26″W / 40.81417°N 74.07389°W / 40.81417; -74.07389 (Meadowlands Street Circuit)
Street circuit 1.683 mi (2.709 km)
1.217 mi (1.959 km)
1984–1987
1988–1991
08
Michigan International Speedway MIS United States Brooklyn, Michigan
42°03′59″N 84°14′29″W / 42.06639°N 84.24139°W / 42.06639; -84.24139 (Michigan International Speedway)
Oval 2.000 mi (3.219 km) 1979–2001 33 Michigan International Speedway.PNG
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course MDO United States Lexington, Ohio
40°41′21″N 82°38′11″W / 40.68917°N 82.63639°W / 40.68917; -82.63639 (Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course)
Road course 2.400 mi (3.862 km) 1980, 1983–2003 22 Mid Ohio
Milwaukee Mile MIL United States West Allis, Wisconsin
43°1′7″N 88°0′37″W / 43.01861°N 88.01028°W / 43.01861; -88.01028 (Milwaukee Mile)
Oval 1.032 mi (1.661 km) 1980–2006 30 The Milwaukee Mile.PNG
Circuit Mont-Tremblant MTT Canada Mont-Tremblant, Quebec
46°11′16″N 74°36′36″W / 46.18778°N 74.61000°W / 46.18778; -74.61000 (Circuit Mont-Tremblant)
Road course 2.650 mi (4.265 km) 2007 01 Mont Tremblant
Twin Ring Motegi MOT Japan Motegi, Tochigi
36°32′1″N 140°13′39″E / 36.53361°N 140.22750°E / 36.53361; 140.22750 (Twin Ring Motegi)
Oval 1.549 mi (2.493 km) 1998–2002 05 Motegioval.gif
Nazareth Speedway6 NAZ United States Nazareth, Pennsylvania
40°43′37″N 75°19′14″W / 40.72694°N 75.32056°W / 40.72694; -75.32056 (Nazareth Speedway)
Oval 0.946 mi (1.522 km) 1987–2001 15 Nazareth Speedway.PNG
New Hampshire International Speedway NIS United States Loudon, New Hampshire
43°21′44″N 71°27′41″W / 43.36222°N 71.46139°W / 43.36222; -71.46139 (New Hampshire International Speedway)
Oval 1.058 mi (1.703 km) 1992–1995 04 New Hampshire Motor Speedway.PNG
Ontario Motor Speedway ONT United States Ontario, California
34°4′20″N 117°34′2″W / 34.07222°N 117.56722°W / 34.07222; -117.56722 (Ontario Motor Speedway)
Oval 2.500 mi (4.023 km) 1979–1980 03
Phoenix International Raceway PHX United States Avondale, Arizona
33°22′29″N 112°18′40″W / 33.37472°N 112.31111°W / 33.37472; -112.31111 (Phoenix International Raceway)
Oval 1.000 mi (1.609 km) 1979–1995 22 Phoenix International Raceway.PNG
Pocono International Raceway POC United States Long Pond, Pennsylvania
41°3′19″N 75°30′41″W / 41.05528°N 75.51139°W / 41.05528; -75.51139 (Pocono Raceway)
Oval 2.500 mi (4.023 km) 1980, 1982–1989 09 Pocono Raceway.svg
Portland International Raceway PIR United States Portland, Oregon
45°35′49″N 122°41′45″W / 45.59694°N 122.69583°W / 45.59694; -122.69583 (Portland International Raceway)
Road course 1.967 mi (3.166 km) 1984–2007 24 Portland
Reliant Park HOU5 United States Houston, Texas
29°40′56″N 95°24′31″W / 29.68222°N 95.40861°W / 29.68222; -95.40861 (Houston Street Circuit)
Street circuit 1.700 mi (2.736 km) 2006–2007 02 Houston
Riverside International Raceway RIR United States Riverside, California
33°56′13″N 117°16′21″W / 33.93694°N 117.27250°W / 33.93694; -117.27250 (Riverside International Raceway)
Road course 3.251 mi (5.232 km) 1981–1983 03 Riverside
Road America ROA United States Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
43°48′0″N 87°59′13″W / 43.80000°N 87.98694°W / 43.80000; -87.98694 (Road America)
Road course 4.048 mi (6.515 km) 1982–2004, 2006–2007 25 Road America
Rockingham Motor Speedway RMS United Kingdom East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire
52°30′54″N 0°39′27″W / 52.51500°N 0.65750°W / 52.51500; -0.65750 (Rockingham Motor Speedway)
Oval 1.479 mi (2.380 km) 20012002 02 Rockingham
St. Petersburg street circuit STP United States St. Petersburg, Florida
27°45′59″N 82°37′45″W / 27.76639°N 82.62917°W / 27.76639; -82.62917 (St. Petersburg Street Circuit)
Street circuit 1.800 mi (2.897 km) 2003 01 St. Pete
San Jose street circuit SAJ United States San Jose, California
37°19′41″N 121°53′26″W / 37.32806°N 121.89056°W / 37.32806; -121.89056 (San Jose Street Circuit)
Street circuit 1.448 mi (2.330 km) 2005–2007 03 San Jose
Sanair Super Speedway SAN Canada Saint-Pie, Quebec
45°31′45″N 72°53′1″W / 45.52917°N 72.88361°W / 45.52917; -72.88361 (Sanair Super Speedway)
Oval 0.826 mi (1.329 km) 1984–1986 03 Sanair
Surfers Paradise Street Circuit SRF Australia Surfers Paradise, Queensland
27°59′18″S 153°25′42″E / 27.98833°S 153.42833°E / -27.98833; 153.42833 (Surfers Paradise Street Circuit)
Street circuit 2.790 mi (4.490 km) 1991–2007 17 Gold Coast Indy 300.svg
Tamiami Park6 MIA2 United States University Park, Florida
25°44′59″N 80°22′45″W / 25.74972°N 80.37917°W / 25.74972; -80.37917 (Tamiami Park)
Street circuit 1.784 mi (2.871 km) 1985–1988 04
Texas Motor Speedway TXS United States Fort Worth, Texas
33°2′13″N 97°16′59″W / 33.03694°N 97.28306°W / 33.03694; -97.28306 (Texas Motor Speedway)
Oval 1.482 mi (2.385 km) 2001 008 Texas
Trenton International Speedway TRE United States Trenton, New Jersey
40°14′21″N 74°43′16″W / 40.23917°N 74.72111°W / 40.23917; -74.72111 (Trenton Speedway)
Oval 1.500 mi (2.414 km) 1979 03 Trenton
Vancouver street circuit VAN Canada Vancouver, British Columbia
49°16′35″N 123°6′25″W / 49.27639°N 123.10694°W / 49.27639; -123.10694 (Pacific Place)
Street circuit 1.648 mi (2.652 km)
1.703 mi (2.741 km)
1.781 mi (2.866 km)
1990–1993
1994–1997
1998–2004
15
Watkins Glen WGL United States Watkins Glen, New York
42°20′13″N 76°55′38″W / 42.33694°N 76.92722°W / 42.33694; -76.92722 (Watkins Glen International)
Road course 3.370 mi (5.423 km) 1979–1981 03 Watkins Glen
Circuit Zolder ZOL Belgium Heusden-Zolder, Limburg
50°59′20″N 5°15′20″E / 50.98889°N 5.25556°E / 50.98889; 5.25556 (Circuit Zolder)
Road course 2.622 mi (4.220 km) 2007 01 Zolder

Timeline[edit]

1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Ovals
Atlanta Atlanta
California
Chicago
Rio
EuroSpeedway EuroSpeedway
Gateway
Homestead
Indianapolis Indianapolis
Las Vegas
Michigan
Milwaukee
Motegi
Nazareth
Loudon
Ontario
Phoenix
Pocono Pocono
Rockingham
Sanair
Texas8
Trenton
Road Courses
Assen
Brands Hatch
Montreal
Mexico City Mexico City
Laguna Seca
Mid-Ohio Mid-Ohio
Mont-Tremblant
Portland
Riverside
Road America Road America
Watkins Glen
Zolder
Street Circuits
Miami (Bayfront Park)
Detroit (Belle Isle)
Miami (Bicentennial Park)
Cleveland
Denver (Civic Center)
Denver (Pepsi Center)
Detroit (Downtown)
Edmonton
Toronto
Monterrey
Houston (Downtown)
Las Vegas (Caesars Palace)
Las Vegas (Downtown)
Long Beach
Meadowlands
Houston (Reliant Park)
St. Petersburg
San Jose
Surfers Paradise
Miami (Tamiami Park)
Vancouver

Notes[edit]

1.^ Only points-paying races are included. In case of two races being part of the same event (held on one weekend), each of them is counted separately.
2.^ ^ ^ These tracks at Miami were street circuits so use the same abbreviation.
3.^ ^ These tracks at Detroit were street circuits so use the same abbreviation.
4.^ ^ These tracks at Denver were street circuits so use the same abbreviation.
5.^ ^ These tracks at Houston were street circuits so use the same abbreviation.
6.^ ^ ^ Each of these circuits has twice hosted the Marlboro Challenge, the only non-championship event CART has held.
7.^ ^ These tracks at Las Vegas were street circuits so use the same abbreviation.
8.^ ^ The 2001 Firestone Firehawk 600 at Texas Motor Speedway was canceled after qualifying for driver safety concerns.

See also[edit]