Chicagoland Speedway

Friday July 01, 2016
  • John Wes Townley apologizes for fight during NASCAR Truck race
  • John Wes Townley has apologized for his fight with Spencer Gallagher last weekend and says he will not appeal the $15,000 fine.

  • NASCAR driver Matt Tifft will have brain surgery today
  • Matt Tifft undergoes surgery to remove a low-grade glioma in the brain on Friday.

  • Kyle Busch takes hard hit after tire blowout in NASCAR practice
  • Kyle Busch had a scary moment Friday morning during practice for Saturday night's Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

  • Brian Scott tops Friday practice at Daytona
  • Brian Scott was the fastest around Daytona International Speedway in the only practice session for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers to be held on Friday.

  • Tony Stewart racing with Dale Earnhardt tribute helmet at Daytona
  • The coolest helmet at Daytona this weekend hands down belongs to Tony Stewart.

  • Behind the Wreck: Darrell Waltrip - 1991 Pepsi 400 - Pt. 4
  • It's been 25 years since Darrell Waltrip's spectacular wreck in the summer race at Daytona. Part four of 'Behind the Wreck' takes a look at the concerns over concussions in major NASCAR wrecks.

  • Hamlin insists he didn't let retiring Stewart win in Sonoma
  • DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Denny Hamlin insists he didn't let retiring NASCAR star Tony Stewart win last week at Sonoma Raceway.

  • NASCAR teams use decals to honor Orlando shooting victims
  • DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) NASCAR teams are running a decal on their cars at Daytona International Speedway to honor the victims of the mass shooting in nearby Orlando.

  • Earnhardt hopes new Chevrolet gets him a Daytona victory
  • DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Amelia is in the graveyard located in the woods of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s property in North Carolina, where he collects ruined race cars.

  • Dale Jr. hopes new Chevrolet gets him a Daytona victory

    Chicagoland Speedway

    Chicagoland Speedway Chicagoland Speedway, is one of the newer members to the NASCAR Sprint Cup speedway circuit. Construction of the 930 acre facility began in 1999 and Chicagoland speedway held it's first race in 2001. The speedway is located about 35 miles southwest of Chicago in Joliet, Illinois. Chicagoland's unique Tri-Oval shape is the only kind on the circuit. The backstretch of this tri-oval isn't straight but instead has a noticeable curve to it.

    Track Info

    Track Address: 500 Speedway Blvd.
    Joliet, IL. 60433
    (815) 727-7223
    Offical Web Site:
    Track Shape: D-Shaped Oval
    Track Length: 1.5 miles
    Front Stretch Length: 2,400 feet
    Back Stretch Length: 1,700 feet
    Banking: 18° Turns
    11° Frontstretch
    5° Backstretch
    Seating Capacity: 75,000
    First Winner: Kevin Harvick (2001)
    Most Wins: Kevin Harvick & Tony Stewart (2)
    Lap Record: Jimmie Johnson; 188.14 mph (28.701 sec)

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