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Racing in Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, Illinois USA

Track length:
1.5 mi/2.4 km
Capacity:
75000 spectators
Area length:
930 ac/3.76 km²
Camping:
Yes
Parking:
Yes
Joliet is a city situated in both Will and Kendall Counties of Illinois, USA. The city is at 40 miles/64 km in the southwest of Chicago and is the county seat of Will County.

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

BY CAR FROM Springfield
166 miles/267.1 km, 2 hours 33 minutes
Head east on E Myrtle St toward S 5th St. Turn right onto S 5th St. Continue onto I-55 BUS S/I-55 Loop S/S 6th St. Continue to follow I-55 BUS S/I-55 Loop S. Take the exit onto I-72 E toward I-55 N/Decatur/Chicago. Continue onto I-55 N. Exit onto Arsenal Rd. Continue onto W Manhattan Rd. Turn left onto IL-53 N/S Chicago Rd. Turn right onto Sweitzer Rd.
BY CAR FROM Lawrenceville
238 miles/383 km, 4 hours 9 minutes
Head west on State St toward 11th St. Turn right onto IL-1 N/15th St. Continue to follow IL-1 N. Turn left onto IL-133 W/W Jasper St. Continue to follow IL-133 W. Turn right to merge onto I-57 N. Take exit 322 toward Manteno. Turn left onto E 9000N Rd/Section Line Rd. Continue to follow E 9000N Rd. Turn right onto US-45 N/US-52 W/Co Rd W 000 N. Continue to follow US-45 N/US-52 W. Turn left onto US-52 W/W Joliet Rd. Turn right onto US-52 W/S Cedar Rd/Wilton Center Rd. Continue to follow US-52 W. Turn left onto W Delaney Rd. Continue onto Sweitzer Rd.
BY AIR
Chicago O'Hare International Airport,
49.9 miles/80.3 km
BY TRAIN

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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