All Posts Tagged With: "NASCAR"

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Labor Day Traditions – Event Locations Around The US

It’s Labor Day Weekend and that brings some traditions along with it┬á I have listed a few here, but please contact us if you would like me to add anything to this list!!┬á Click on each one of the images to see the full size map location of each event. Jerry Lewis Telethon – held […]

30Aug2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Indianapolis Motor Speedway Virtual Seating Map Using MapCruncher and Virtual Earth

A while back Microsoft released a program called MapCruncher ΓÇô an easy way to georeference an image to be placed right on top of Virtual Earth Maps. MapCruncherΓäó beta for Microsoft┬« Virtual EarthΓäó is a newly-released, innovative tool that allows anyone to import maps, layer them, and share them on a website using the Microsoft […]

7Jul2008 | | 2 comments | Continued
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Homestead-Miami Speedway Aerial View

Take a look at the sunny Homestead-Miami Speedway.┬á Home of the IndyCar series racing and also the season finale of the NASCAR series. Quick odd fact about the track: Four lakes were created, providing more than 2.5 million cubic yards of lime rock fill to create the banking. Three of the four lakes are located […]

24Mar2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Kansas Motor Speedway Aerial View

Located just outside and to the west of Kansas comes the Kansas Speedway in all it’s glory.┬á This 1.5 mile oval is home to NASCAR, ARCA, USAC and IRL races.┬á Below are links to the Virtual Earth Maps for the Aerial View and the Bird’s Eye View – click the image for maps Technorati Tags: […]

24Mar2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Watkins Glen International Aerial Photo

Another road coarse track here called Watkins Glen International.┬á Photos don’t let you get in that close, and the Bird’s Eye View photos aren’t much to speak of either – But the track – it’s a good one, that’s for sure!! The Glen reopened on July 7, 1984 (after going bankrupt in 1981), with Al […]

20Mar2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Indianapolis Motor Speedway Aerial Photo

The Yard of Bricks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Home of the Brickyard 400 and the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar races. Also this year is the home of the 2008 Red Bull Indianapolis GP – The first time motorcycles are going to be around the track. Check out the link below for Aerial Photos and […]

20Mar2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Chicagoland Speedway Aerial Photo

Big track in the heart of the midwest – and right next to one of the largest cities in the country. This magnificent speedway is the result of over five years of painstaking effort by Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Tony George, International Speedway Corporation Chief Executive Officer Bill France and nine local Joliet entrepreneurs: George […]

19Mar2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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New Hampshire Motor Speedway Aerial Photos

The aerial images around New Hampshire Motor Speedway aren’t the best, but you can at least get a feel for the track and the surroundings. First Facts from the Official Site The first superspeedway to be constructed in the United States since 1969 Largest Sports Facility in New England in terms of seating capacity Site […]

19Mar2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Infineon Raceway Aerial Photo

The first road coarse on this site – Infineon Raceway from an aerial view.┬á Not only NASCAR, but there are a TON of other events there – NHRA, AMA and IndyCar.┬á Also there are also some Bird’s Eye view photos available for the track as well, so check out those photos as well! Infineon Raceway […]

19Mar2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Michigan International Speedway Aerial Photos

Well the aerials aren’t that good around Michigan International Speedway, but there are some good Bird’s Eye photos – even some with the drivers there testing again. The track is nestled on more than 1,400-plus acres in the Irish Hills of southeastern Michigan. Groundbreaking took place on September 28, 1967. Over 2.5 million yards of […]

18Mar2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Pocono Raceway Aerial Photo

The 3 cornered racetrack… Some of you have been our fans since 1968 but a lot of you have joined us along the way these past 32 years. We would just like to take this opportunity to inform you of where we have been and to thank you for making it possible for us to […]

18Mar2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Dover International Speedway Aerial Photo

All you really need to know is that the track has the name of “The Monster Mile” Affectionately known as the ΓÇ£Monster Mile,ΓÇ¥ Dover International Speedway is a one-mile, high-banked superspeedway in Dover, Del. Dover has been a fixture on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule since its inception in 1969 and will celebrate its […]

18Mar2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Lowe’s Motor Speedway Aerial Photo

Great aerial photos and Bird’s Eye views all around at the Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Charlotte, NC. Lowe’s Motor Speedway was designed and built in 1959 by current chairman O. Bruton Smith. The late Curtis Turner, one of stock car racing’s earliest driving stars, was Smith’s business partner. Visit the Official Site for more information […]

18Mar2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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NASCAR Testing At Lowe’s Motor Speedway Aerial Photo

Looking at the Virtual Earth photography tonight getting some shots to post up for the location of the speedway – I found this! When they were taking the Bird’s Eye Photos of the Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Charlotte┬áthey caught it during some NASCAR testing. Looks like Gordon, Johnson and Dale Jr. (just a guess since […]

18Mar2008 | | 0 comments | Continued