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The Nascar Bristol races are 500 laps long.

7 laps

The number of laps in a NASCAR race varies depending on the size of the track, and the distance raced. It will usually say something about it in the name of the race. For example, the Daytona 500 is 500 miles. They race 200 laps. Click on the link below for more information on different Nascar tracks.

To be an official Nascar race, the drivers must complete 100 of 200 laps. Once lap 101 begins, it's an official race.

The Brickyard 400 is 160 laps.

Unless there is a green-white-checkered finish, the Nascar Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is scheduled for 267 laps (400.5 miles). The Nationwide Series race is 200 laps (300 miles) and the Camping World Truck Series race is 146 laps (219 miles).

2011 Coca-Cola 600 402 laps and 603 miles, was the longest race in NASCAR history.

Ned Jarrett (that's it?)

Cale Yarborough

It all depends on the track but they are normally 400 to 500 laps but some races have up too 600 laps and as few as 150.

The drivers must reach the halfway point of the scheduled amount of laps in order for a Nascar race to become official. For example, if it's a 200 lap race they must complete lap number 100. Once they begin lap 101, it's an official race.

NO! They are two completely different things. Firstly a NASCAR is like a stock car, but faster. A formula one car is and open wheel racer. NASCAR also race around a oval of track, in formula one they race around differntly designed tracks for around 60-70 laps, while NASCAR race up to 300 or more laps, but not often

I believe it was Richard Petty. He came from 7 laps. I am not sure what race it was. But I believe it was in the 50's or the 60's.

There are 11,040 scheduled laps in a Nascar Sprint Cup season.

it depends, if you win you get more, the differenet places you come in and how many laps you complete and if you lead for any laps... that stuff

In the Nascar Sprint Cup Series the shortest races, in miles, are at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The track is 1.058 miles long. The summer race is the Lenox Industrial Tools 301 (which is 301 laps) and the fall race is the Sylvania 300 (300 laps). All other cup races are 400 or 500 miles in length.

One at a time drivers go out on the track and race 2 laps as hard as they can to get the quickest time.

Richard Petty led the most laps in Nascar history with 51,381.

500 laps by Cale Yarborough at Bristol

Unless there is a green-white-checkered finish, the Coca-Cola 600 is a 400 lap race.

At least in the NASCAR Sprint Cup, it has only happened once at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in '02. Jeff Burton lead all 300 laps and won the race.

Depends on how large the track is. If the track is a mile and a half it could take 235 laps. The best way to find out is to know how far the race is 500 or 400 miles, and divide by the size of the track.

four laps There are 4 laps to a Speedway race.

it depends on the race and the type of car nascar is usally split into a series or tournament which can last up to 350 laps

Pocono Raceway is a 2.5 mile track, which hosts two Nascar Cup Series races per year. Each race is 400 miles in length and 160 laps in distance.Prior to 2012, the races were 500 miles in length and 200 laps in distance.