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Chicagoland Speedway Nascar Racing In Joliet Illinois

Chicagoland Speedway has major annual races.

There’s the annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The NASCAR Nationwide Series.

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the ARCA Racing Series which is presented by Menards at Champions Park in Joliet Illinois.

Not only does the Speedway offer a live Nascar racing experience but it’s in the midst of a fun and accommodating park area.

You and your friends and family will have plenty of room and action to enjoy yourself as it is an enormous park and arena!

The City of Joliet is the fourth largest city in the state of Illinois. It’s located 45 miles southwest of the Chicago Loop.

There are many attractions here one being the Riverboat Casinos. Another is Champions Park.


NASCAR Cup Series teams (Walter G Arce / Shutterstock.com)

Joliet is easily accessible by rail, auto and bus transit. Chicago’s and the suburban transportation system is excellent and can basically get you anywhere.

The Chicago Motor Speedway Champions Park cost $130 million to build and occupies itself on 930 acres.

The first race was in 2001. The track is 1.5-mile, D-shaped and tri-oval speedway.

It has 500 acres of free parking that can accommodate more than 50,000 vehicles.

It seats 75,000 and is Illinois largest sporting facility.

In remembrance of the many winners of these races there are monuments of the NASCARS print Cup, and IndyCar Series.

It’s a site to see especially for die hard NASCAR racing fans. Champions Park draws many tourist and visitors to Chicago who love professional car racing.

The Joliet area also has the Route 66 Raceway which opened in 1997 has a state-of-the-art facility built just for drag racing.

This park has also been very popular throughout the years.

The events scheduled for the year:

  • NASCAR Camping World Truck Series – September 13, 2013
  • STP 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series – July 21, 2013
  • Dollar General 300 Powered by Coca-Cola – September 14 2013
  • GEICO 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup – September 15, 2013

All tickets include free concerts, access to Champions Park, and more.

To purchase tickets, buy online or call 888.629.RACE

Champions Park Chicagoland Speedway Location:

3200 South Chicago Street Joliet, IL 60436 (815) 722-5500