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.
500 Speedway Blvd.
Joliet, IL. 60433
|Offical Web Site:||ChicagolandSpeedway.com|
|Track Shape:||D-Shaped Oval|
|Track Length:||1.5 miles|
|Front Stretch Length:||2,400 feet|
|Back Stretch Length:||1,700 feet|
|First Winner:||Kevin Harvick (2001)|
|Most Wins:||Kevin Harvick & Tony Stewart (2)|
|Lap Record:||Jimmie Johnson; 188.14 mph (28.701 sec)|