Fast facts

Year Opened: 2001

Capacity: 74000

City / State: Kansas City / Kansas

Biggest Event: Hollywood Casino 400

All time Champion: Greg Biffle, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick, and Tony Stewart

Recent Winner: Denny Hamlin

Known for: Its tri-oval race track

Last 5 Winners


Denny Hamlin takes the win in the 2019 Hollywood Casino 400 with a time of 3:02:39. He was able to beat last year's winner, Chase Elliott who got 2nd and Kyle Busch who got 3rd place.

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Chase Elliott take the win in the 2018 Hollywood Casino 400 with a time of 2:38:02. He was able to beat Kyle Busch who got 2nd and Kyle Larson who got 3rd .

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Martin Truex, Jr. won the 2017 Hollywood Casino 400 with a time of 3:11:57. He was able to beat Kurt Busch who got 2nd place, and Ryan Blaney who ended up in 3rd.

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Kevin Harvick won the Hollywood Casino 400 with a time of 3:00:28. He was able to beat Carl Edwards who got 2nd place, and Joey Logano who ended up in 3rd.

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Joey Logano won the Hollywood Casino 400 with a time of 2:58:22. He was able to beat Denny Hamlin who got 2nd place, and Jimmie Johnson who ended up in 3rd. The race was extended due to a green–white–checker finish.

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Tailgate Guide


The Kansas Speedway is home to just about everything you could want in a NASCAR tailgating experience including a pre-race concert, lots of opportunities to see your favorite drivers, and some excellent camping. If you love NASCAR and tailgating, then you’ll love a trip to the Kansas Speedway.

At the Kansas Speedway, you’ll find plenty of pre-race entertainment. The pre-race concert is a must-see for anyone in attendance and is one of the best events of the weekend. Everyone at the speedway comes out to party and enjoy the show, so don’t miss the pre-race concert during your trip to the Kansas Speedway.

If the pre-race concert isn’t enough to keep you entertained, don’t worry as there are lots of other events and extras to check out. The driver introductions are also something no NASCAR fan would miss, and you’ll find lots of other pre-race activities available to you. The FanWalk, for example, gives you access to the infield as well as the garage area, so take some time before the race to see everything the FanWalk has to offer.

There are also several VIP packages available to you at the Kansas Speedway, which give you even greater access to your favorite drivers and teams. Those of you who want to get a glimpse of what goes on behind the scenes won’t want to miss out on one of these packages.

Finally, the tailgating and camping scene at the Kansas Speedway is incredible. The fans here love to come out early and set up shop, and you’ll find a lot of delicious barbecue being served just as you would expect from a tailgate in the Kansas City area.

No matter what kind of pre-race entertainment you’re looking for you’ll find it here at the Kansas Speedway where there are countless ways to spend your time before the race.


Pre-Race Concert

When attending a major NASCAR event, don’t miss the pre-race concert. The pre-race concert is a great way to kick off the race and is fun for everyone in attendance, so arrive early to be a part of the festivities.

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Driver Introductions

The pre-race concert isn’t the only pre-race event that will get everyone up and cheering. The driver introductions are also a big part of the pre-race festivities. You won’t want to miss your favorite driver be announced, so make sure to be in attendance for the driver intros.

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Pre-Race Pass

Those of you who want the best seats in the house for the pre-race concert and driver introductions will want to secure a Pre-Race Pass. The Pre-Race Pass also gives you the opportunity to walk beside pit road and sign the start/finish line making it an unforgettable experience.

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The FanWalk is located in the infield and gives you the opportunity to see the garage area, Victory Lane, the pre-race inspection, and more. Take advantage of the FanWalk to get the most out of race weekend.

Finish Line

The Finish Line Fan Hospitality Pass provides you with a guided tour of the garage, a Q&A with NASCAR drivers, free food and drinks, and more. This hospitality package is a must for any diehard NASCAR fan.

VIP Package

If you want to the best pre-race experience out there, then make sure to sign up for the VIP Package. The VIP Packages includes a guided garage tour, access to the drivers meeting tent, and special access to the driver introduction stage.

Display Midway

Stop by the Midway and see all the displays before the race. The Midway is home to souvenir shops and other exhibits, so make sure to check it out.

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Where to tailgate

Stadium Guide

In Game

The Kansas Speedway is home to two incredible NASCAR races each season giving twice as many reasons to come out to see a race here. The Digital Alley 400 takes place in May and is where you’ll see all of your favorite drivers square off. The KC Masterpiece 400, on the other hand, is an intense playoff race that you won’t want to miss even if your favorite driver doesn’t qualify.

No matter when you come to the Kansas Speedway, you’ll have a fantastic time watching the race. It’s an exhilarating experience watching the cars rush by, so sit back and enjoy the show. Just make sure to bring earplugs as you wouldn’t want to risk hearing damage.

At both races, you’ll also find several great hospitality options, which present you with some of the most luxurious ways to watch a race. The Village Chalets are perfect for entertaining a large group as not only will you have an excellent view of Turns 1 and 2 you’ll also get a guided tour of the garage and pits. Similarly, the suites give you exclusive access as well as some of the best views of the track around.

Even if you aren’t visiting the track during a major race weekend, there is still a lot to do at the Kansas Motor Speedway. You’ll be able to take a tour of the facility and see what goes on behind the scenes at one of the largest speedways in the country. You’ll also have the opportunity to take part in the Richard Petty Driving Experience, which lets you see what it feels like to be behind the wheel of a stock car.

The Kansas Speedway is home to two incredible races that no racing fan would want to miss, and even if you’re visiting on a non-race weekend, you’ll still have an outstanding time touring the track.

Things to check out


Take a tour of the Kansas Speedway during your visit. The tours typically last 45 minutes to an hour and give you the opportunity to see Garage A, Victory Lane, the President’s Suite, and much more.

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Richard Petty Driving Experience

The Richard Petty Driving Experience is a fantastic way for you feel what it’s like to be behind the wheel of a stock car. The experience allows you to either ride shotgun or drive and is an unforgettable experience for any racing fan.

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Village Chalets

The Hospitality Village is located above Turn 1 and 2 and is an excellent place for you to enjoy the race. You’ll have an incredible view of all the action as well as the opportunity to take a tour of the garage and pits before the racing making the Village Chalets a fantastic experience for any large group.


If you want to watch the race in style, then you can’t beat the suites at the Kansas Speedway. Suites give you the best view of all the action on the track as well as access to behind the scenes stuff, so reserve yours today.

Bars & Restaurants

  1. Yard House

    Yardhouse Nachos

    High-end sports-bar chain with a huge menu of New American fare & an extensive list of draft beers.

    1863 Village W Pkwy, Kansas City, KS 66109, USA


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $$

  2. Granite City Food & Brewery

    Casual chain eatery with an American comfort-food menu plus craft beers brewed on-site.

    1701 Village W Pkwy, Kansas City, KS 66111, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  3. Jazz a Louisiana Kitchen

    Jazz a Louisiana Kitchen Drink

    Relaxed Cajun-Creole chain serving classic fare, including po' boys, gumbo & blackened catfish.

    1859 Village W Pkwy #102, Kansas City, KS 66109, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  4. JAMZ Bar and Grill

    Hoops Food and Spirits Cocktails Stringtown Bar and Grill Cocktails Halftime Sports Pub Cocktails Irish Mikes Old Town Pub Cocktails Aggie's Sports Bar Cocktails JAMZ Bar and Grill Cocktails

    JAMZ Bar & Grill is a 3 year old business serving hot breakfast, lunch and dinner daily opening at 7 a.m. daily with good food, nice and friendly staff.

    11657 Kaw Dr, Kansas City, KS 66111, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  5. Twisters Grill & Bar

    Twisters Grill and Bar Beer

    Modern, no-nonsense hangout with arcade games & a long bar turning out typical pub grub & beer.

    13100 Kansas Ave, Bonner Springs, KS 66012, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  6. Kobi’s Bar & Grill

    SpeedZone Tavern Beer Sheridans Irish Pub Beer Kobis Bar & Grill Beer

    Family-run bar offering casual eats in basic digs with a patio, with benefit bike shows & rides.

    113 Oak St, Bonner Springs, KS 66012, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  7. The Dotte Spot Bar & Grill

    JD Allisons Bar & Grill Burger JRs HOmetown Grill & Pub Burger The Dotte Spot Bar & Grill Burger Jewels Delux Restaurant Burger

    You know what goes good with happy hour drinks? Complimentary baskets of house made pork rinds! That's exactly what you'll expect in this place.

    8123 Parallel Pkwy, Kansas City, KS 66112, USA


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $$

  8. KC’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill

    KCs Neighborhood Bar and Grill Corona

    KC's Bar is a private club, with the best drink specials and talented bar staff.

    10201 47th St, Shawnee, KS 66203, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  9. Danny’s Bar & Grill North

    Dannys Bar and Grill North Bar

    Festive game-day hangout serving an ample menu of comfort eats & pub grub in a roomy space.

    10940 Parallel Pkwy q, Kansas City, KS 66109, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  10. Hurricane Allie’s Bar & Grill

    Hurricane Allies Bar and Grill Beer

    Hurricane Allie's is one of the greatest places for hang outs over beers.

    5541 Merriam Dr, Shawnee, KS 66203, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  11. Tanner’s Bar & Grill

    Tanners Bar and Grill Chicken Tenders

    Bar & grill chain serving pub grub, burgers, sandwiches & wings in a casual space with TVs.

    22374 W 66th St, Shawnee, KS 66226, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  12. Jake’s Place

    Bloody Mary

    Humble hangout & cigar shop offering patio seating, American bar bites, wine, beer & cocktails.

    12001 Johnson Dr, Shawnee, KS 66216, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$