Fast facts

Year Opened: 1996

Capacity: 181655

City / State: Worth / Texas

Biggest Event: O'Reilly Auto Parts 500

All time Champion: Kyle Busch

Recent Winner: Denny Hamlin

Known for: Its quad-oval design

Last 5 Winners


Denny Hamlin takes the win in the 2019 O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 race with a time of 3:16:11. He was able to best Clint Bowyer (2nd) and Daniel Suarez (3rd).

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Kyle Busch won the 2018 O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 with a time of 3:32:07. This win makes him the driver with the most wins (3 wins) for this race series, topping Jeff Burton, Matt Kenseth, Greg Biffle and Jimmie Johnson with only 2 wins.

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Jimmie Johnson won the O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 with a time of 3:24:18. He was able to beat Kyle Larson who got 2nd place, and Joey Logano who ended up in 3rd.

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Kyle Busch won the 2016 Duck Commander 500 (former name of O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 from 2014-2016) with a time of 3:37:16. He was able to beat Brad Keselowski who got 2nd place, and Austin Dillon who ended up in 3rd.

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Jimmie Johnson won the 2015 Duck Commander 500 (former name of O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 from 2014-2016) with a time of 3:33:57. He was able to beat Kevin Harvick who got 2nd place, and Dale Earnhardt, Jr.who ended up in 3rd.

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Tailgate Guide


It’s not just the racing that makes a trip to the Texas Motor Speedway an excellent experience. The camping and tailgating surrounding the Texas Motor Speedway are worth the trip all by itself. Texans can tailgate with the best of them, so come prepared to enjoy lots of Texas barbecue and plenty of cold brews. The Texas Motor Speedway even offers a VIP tailgating experience in the Pacesetter Pit Stop Park meaning you’ll have no problem finding somewhere to tailgate during your trip.

Another thing that makes tailgating at the Texas Motor Speedway such an incredible experience is the camaraderie between the fans. Whether you’re taking one of the premier NASCAR races that take place here, like the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 or AAA Texas 500, or a smaller race, you’ll find that the Texas Motor Speedway is home to one of the friendliest tailgate environments out there. Just bring something to share with your fellow racing fans, and you’ll make friends quickly here at the Texas Motor Speedway.

In addition to the excellent tailgating, arriving early for the race also gives you the opportunity to tour the speedway and get autographs from all of your favorite drivers. The Texas Motor Speedway app gives you the lowdown on where and when your favorite drivers will appear, so download it before arriving at the track.

Tailgating is one of the best parts of any race, and it’s no different at the Texas Motor Speedway. The tailgating here is unforgettable, so arrive early to make the most out of your trip to the Texas Motor Speedway.


Track Tours

The Track Tour at the Texas Motor Speedway is a must for any racing fan. The tour not only will take you behind the scenes where you’ll get to see Pit Road, Victory Lane, and the luxury suites it will also allow you to take a lap around the track just like your favorite racers.

Team Texas Driving School

The Team Texas Driving School offers you the chance to experience what it’s like to be a racecar driver. The school operates year-round and features real NASCAR Cup Series stock cars. If you’ve ever wanted to drive a real NASCAR on a real track, then the Team Texas Driving School is just the thing for you.

Driver Appearances

If you want to meet some of your favorite drivers during your trip to the Texas Motor Speedway, then check out the list of driver appearances on the Texas Motor Speedway Mobile App. There are few things more exciting then meeting your favorite drivers in person, so take full advantage of the drivers appearances when you visit the Texas Motor Speedway.

Where to tailgate

Stadium Guide

In Game

Racing fans in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, as well as all throughout the country, will have a great time taking in a race at the Texas Motor Speedway. The Texas Motor Speedway features several major races including NASCAR’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 and AAA Texas 500 as well as IndyCar’s Rainguard Water Sealers 600.

There is no better time to take in a race at the Texas Motor Speedway then during one of these three race weekends. At all three of these races, you’ll find diehard fans filling the stands. These fans go all out to show support for their favorite driver, and you’ll have no problem starting up a conversation with the fans sitting around you as everyone here knows there stuff.

The incredible fans and fantastic races aren’t the only things that make attending a race at the Texas Motor Speedway a great experience. There is a lot to see when visiting the Texas Motor Speedway. The racetrack is home to the largest HD video board in the world as well as a driving school and world class gift shop. The videoboard at the Texas Motor Speedway, known as Big Hoss, is worth the trip to the Texas Motor Speedway all by itself as the massive screen ensures you’ll never miss any of the action. Additionally, don’t miss your opportunity to take a tour of the track, which includes a few laps around the track.

Finally, if you’re looking to party throughout the race, then make sure to get tickets to the infield. The infield at the Texas Motor Speedway is where you’ll find the rowdiest fans on race day and the perfect place to sit back and throw down a few beers with your closest friends as well as thousands of other racing fans.

You can’t go wrong taking in a race at the Texas Motor Speedway where the fantastic fans and incredible track features and amenities make it an unforgettable experience.

Things to check out

Infield Wristbands

Those of you wanting to party hard throughout the race will want to get wristbands for the infield during your trip to Fort Worth. The wristbands are good for the whole weekend meaning there is lots of action for you to catch during your trip. There is nothing better than throwing back a few beers in the infield with fellow racing fans, so get your wristbands during the week.
Speedway World Gift Shop - Pick up a souvenir from your trip to the Texas Motor Speedway at the Speedway World Gift Shop. The shop has all kinds of racing gear that will make an excellent keepsake for any racing fan.

Big Hoss TV

Everything is bigger in Texas and it’s no different when it comes to HD screens as the Texas Motor Speedway is home to the world’s largest HD screen, BIg Hoss TV. Big Hoss TV measures 20,633.64 sq ft and is a can’t miss part of any race. Enjoy seeing all the replays on Big Hoss when taking in a race at the Texas Motor Speedway.

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Lone Star Legends

If you or someone in your family is involved in racing or if you just want check out the latest equipment, then stop by Lone Star Legends. Lone Star Legends is located in Lone Star Tower and features all kinds of safety equipment, race cars, parts, and much more.

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No Limits Checkered Past Texas Ale

No trip to the Texas Motor Speedway is complete without trying the No Limits Checkered Past Texas Ale. The Texas Motor Speedway is one of the only speedways to have its own beer, so give it a try during your trip to Fort Worth.

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Friday Night Drags

All summer Friday Night Drags offers you an excellent opportunity to take in some drag racing at the Texas Motor Speedway. The gates opens at 6:00 pm and the races are a lot of fun, so take the trip to Fort Worth to witness some Friday night drag racing.

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RaceDay U

There is no better way to learn about the sport of racing than by taking part in RaceDay U. RaceDay U teaches you the ins and outs of the sport and includes souvenirs, tickets to the race, and food and drinks making it a great experience for any new racing fan.

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Victory Lane Club

Those of you who want to enjoy the race and beat the heat will want to secure tickets to the Victory Lane Club. The Victory Lane Club also includes private restrooms, video games, pool tables, food, and much more.

Bars & Restaurants

  1. The Classic Cafe at Roanoke

    Sophisticated New American fare served in a quaint cottage setting with a garden & inviting patio.

    504 N Oak St, Roanoke, TX 76262, USA


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    american - $$

  2. Lonesome Spur

    Lonesome Spur

    Hearty American fare like omelets, pancakes, burgers & fried chicken served in a no-frills space.

    1780 Strader Rd, Justin, TX 76247, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  3. Reno Red’s

    Reno Red Steak

    Frontier cooking, including ribs & chops, is fired up in a Wild West roadhouse with backyard patio.

    304 US-377, Roanoke, TX 76262, USA


    Bar website

    steakhouse - $$

  4. Meat U Anywhere BBQ

    We slow smoke our meats with seasoned oak & hickory wood and you can choose from our exclusive sides, special offerings and ultimate breakfast tacos.

    91 Trophy Club Dr, Roanoke, TX 76262, USA


    Bar website

    bbq - $$

  5. Los Molcajetes

    Los Molcajetes

    Lively strip-mall spot for fajitas, margaritas & other classic Mexican fare & live mariachi music.

    113 N Oak St, Roanoke, TX 76262, USA


    Bar website

    mexican - $

  6. Hard Eight BBQ

    Hard Eight BBQ Burger

    Busy counter-serve spot serves meat by weight in spacious stone & wood digs with community tables.

    205 S Oak St, Roanoke, TX 76262, USA


    Bar website

    bbq - $$

  7. The Salad Bowl Roanoke

    The Salad Bowl Roanoke Sandwich

    This cantina is known for its Mexican eats & signature salads made from locally sourced ingredients.

    610 Byron Nelson Blvd #108, Roanoke, TX 76262, USA


    Bar website

    mexican - $

  8. Joe’s Pizza Pasta and Subs

    Joe Pizza Pasta and Subs Pizza

    Local chain for pies & family Italian recipes in casual surroundings with beer & wine available.

    6818 Camp Bowie W Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76116, USA


    Bar website

    italian - $$

  9. Mi Cocina

    Mi Cocina Taco

    Modern chain for classic & innovative Tex-Mex plates, plus frozen cocktails, in stylish surrounds.

    1276 Main Street, Southlake, TX 76092, USA


    Bar website

    american - mexican - $$

  10. Babe’s Chicken Dinner House

    Babes Chicken Dinner House Mashed Potato

    Relaxed local chain serving fried chicken & homestyle American sides in a rustic setting.

    104 N Oak St, Roanoke, TX 76262, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  11. Mule Barn Sports Bar & Grill

    Mule Barn Sports Bar & Grill Cocktail

    Down-home hangout featuring live country music, plus burgers & other basics, in rustic surrounds.

    218 FM156, Ponder, TX 76259, USA


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $

  12. Roanoke’s Tree House Grill & Tap

    Roanokes Tree House Grill & Tap Cocktail

    Great drink specials and Happy Hour weekdays just for you!

    205 Byron Nelson Blvd, Roanoke, TX 76262, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  13. Funky Baja’s Cantina

    Funky Bajas Cantina Cocktail

    It offers the perfect combination of bar atmosphere with the fantastic Baja food you’ve come to love and crave (and, as always, our famous margaritas) with a unique style all its own.

    721 Keller Pkwy #100, Keller, TX 76248, USA


    Bar website

    mexican - $$

  14. 3 Vino Winery

    3 Vino Winery Wine

    Anyone can serve a glass of wine, but at 3 Vino we bring you an appreciable menu of wines in a charming setting suitable for any occasion.

    206 Main St, Roanoke, TX 76262, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$