Chicagoland Speedway

Monday October 20, 2014
  • Photos: Elimination day at Talladega Superspeedway
  • Check out some of the best images from Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase elimination race at Talladega Superspeedway. 

  • NASCAR Power Rankings: Sorting the field after a dicey day in 'Dega
  • After the Chase field was shaken up at Talladega Superspeedway, FOX Sports' Tom Jensen breaks down this week's NASCAR Power Rankings as the season rolls on to Martinsville Speedway. 

  • Brad Keselowski goes from the outhouse to the penthouse
  • One week after upsetting many at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Brad Keselowski certainly impressed FOX Sports' Darrell Waltrip during his must-win performance Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. 

  • Keselowski keeps title hopes alive at Talladega
  • TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) Brad Keselowski packed a punch on the track, the only place that mattered after a controversial week.

  • Johnson, Earnhardt fail to advance for Hendrick
  • TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) Jimmie Johnson was a solemn spectator for Brad Keselowski's post-race celebration after a disappointing day that saw three Hendrick Motorsports drivers eliminated from championship contention.

  • Moving on: Keselowski defies odds to win 'Dega, advance in Chase
  • Brad Keselowski gets the win he needs at Talladega to advance to the next round in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. It's his series-high sixth win of the season, as defending champion Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. are among those eliminated.

  • Jimmie Johnson on being out of Chase: 'We went down swinging'
  • There will be no succcessful defense of his 2013 Sprint Cup championship, no record-tying seventh career title for Jimmie Johnson this season. He's eliminated from the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup after a finish of 24th in Sunday's Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

  • Breaking down the Chase Eliminator Round after Talladega
  • After a wild and contentious day at Talladega Superspeedway, Tom Jensen breaks down the eight drivers that advanced to the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. 

  • Win and advance: Keselowski scores must-win victory at Talladega
  • Follow all the action in the Geico 500 from Talladega Superspeedway in the final race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Contender Round. Keep track of all the drivers with live scoring updates and up-to-the-second tweets on RaceTrax.

  • Live from Talladega: Final race of Chase Contender Round
  • Follow all the action in the Geico 500 from Talladega Superspeedway on RaceTrax. Keep track of all the drivers trying to advance to the next round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup with live scoring updates and up-to-the-second tweets.

    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
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    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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