In general, the top speed for most NASCAR cars is around 200 miles per hour. In April 2014, five NASCAR Sprint Cup teams achieved speeds over 217 miles per hour during Goodyear's tire testing event at Michigan Internatio... More »

The NASCAR pace car is not permitted to travel faster than 45 miles per hour. The car is capable of accelerating up to 152 miles per hour or more, but it is against the rules to reach this speed. More »

Funny cars are designed to be faster than the average automobile, and while each individual car may have its own unique horsepower output, funny cars are often seen traveling at speeds of more than 300 miles per hour. Ho... More »

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An Indy car may routinely break 22 miles per hour during a single race, while the average speed is generally 218 to 227 mph. When determining the top speed of any car, racers suggest taking driving conditions into consid... More »

The NASCAR pace car is not permitted to travel faster than 45 miles per hour. The car is capable of accelerating up to 152 miles per hour or more, but it is against the rules to reach this speed. More »

According to the official webpage for the IndyCar Series, IndyCars can reach speeds up to 235 mph, and the top speed in NASCAR is 212 mph. IndyCar utilizes open-wheel racers, while NASCAR vehicles are modeled after cars ... More »

Cars in late model dirt track racing travel in excess of one hundred miles per hour. The speed around the track varies as the cars reduce speed and slide into turns. More »