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Racing in Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, Illinois USA
Chicagoland Speedway is a race track facility situated in Joliet. Adjacent to its sister track, the legendary Route 66 Raceway, the Chicagoland Speedway is a D-shaped and tri-oval speedway. The facility is a stock car track that mostly hosts NASCAR races. With its huge capacity of 75000 spectators, it can handle big-ticket events.
All of the seating is located between the turns 1 and 4, spanning the start/finish line. The entire area covers 930 ac/3.76 km² of land, promising drag racing enthusiasts a thrilling show!! The grandstands are 15 stories tall, they have 75000 seats, 30 suites and are 2480 ft/756 m long.
The infield has a media center of 3500 ft²/325 m², a care center of 3900 ft²/362.3 m² and 626 RV spots. Its dimensions are 1200 x 2850 ft/365.8 x 868.7 m. The pit road has 43 stalls for stock cars and 34 for open-wheel.
The oval track is 1.5 mi/2.4 km long. Turns 1 and 2 have the banking turn at 18 degrees with 55 ft/16.8 m width and 27 ft/8.2 m apron, having the exact same features.
Turns 3 and 4 have the same features as turns 1 and 2. Parking area is huge and you are welcome to park your vehicle without charge. If you truly enjoy drag races, buy a ticket and book your seat for an awesome, exciting, adrenaline rush race!!!
How to Get to Destination
If you wish to travel by train, Amtrak has stations almost in the entire Illinois. Take a train from anywhere in the US or Illinois and abort in Chicago – Union Station, IL (CHI). From there you can use the public transportation or rent a car.
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