Having studied law at Dean University Law School, Jerry Cardwell serves as the attorney for Cardwell & Associates, a law firm in Denver. He also acts as a transactional writer in federal and state courts. When not working, Jerry Cardwell enjoys sports car racing.
In America, both amateur and professional sports car racing became widely recognized in the late 1930s, and there is no single body that organizes automobile races in the country. Nevertheless, the activity is pretty popular in the U.S as they have several race tracks. Some amazing ones include:
1. Circuit of the Americas: The race track is the sole FIA- certified American speedway. Measuring more than three miles in length, one can find the racing facility in Travis County. The track contains 20 anticlockwise turns with 11 and nine turns to the right and left, respectively. The Circuit of the Americas can house up to 120,000 supporters, and one can use the place to host concerts.
2. Road Atlanta: This track came to existence in 1970, and anyone can locate it outside Braselton, Georgia. With 12 turns, the track’s length is more than one mile, and its speed record is 224 Miles per hour. Road Atlanta can contain 71,000 fans, and it organizes the AMA motorcycle races, the Petit Le Mans, and Formula D, to mention a few.
3. Hickory Motor Speedway: This track opened in 1951, and one may locate it in Hickory. This racing facility is also known as the world’s most popular short track, and it can house 13,200 fans. In addition, Hickory Motor Speedway hosts events such as the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.