Chicagoland Speedway

Friday May 06, 2016
  • Clint Bowyer navigating rough bridge season to Stewart-Haas
  • KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Clint Bowyer will be a busy man this weekend at Kansas Speedway.

  • 5 drivers who can win at Kansas Speedway
  • Bad blood between Joey Logano and Matt Kenseth stretching back to the fall Kansas race is just one of the storylines to watch at Kansas Speedway this weekend for Saturday night's Go Bowling 400.

  • Talladega will no longer be NASCAR elimination race in 2017
  • KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) NASCAR has decided that Talladega Superspeedway won't be an elimination race in next year's championship Chase.

  • Watch Kevin Harvick hit hole-in-one on backyard replica of Augusta's 12th hole
  • Watch Kevin "Happy" Harvick channel his inner Happy Gilmore with this ace on his legendary backyard golf hole.

  • Austin Dillon and Graham Gano Swap Roles at CMS
  • Sprint Cup driver Austin Dillon and Carolina Panthers kicker Graham Gano 'kicked off' the month of racing in May at Charlotte Motor Speedway with a few field goals and laps around the track.

  • Jeff Gordon to publish first-ever authorized biography
  • Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and FOX NASCAR broadcast analyst Jeff Gordon will publish his first-every authorized biography.

  • Remembering the Kansas race that sparked Kenseth-Logano rivalry
  • Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano will return to the scene of the crime on Saturday night at Kansas Speedway.

  • NASCAR crews react to losing off-weekend in 2017
  • There will be one less off-weekend for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams in 2017, and some crew members are not happy about it.

  • Denny Hamlin scores big on the golf course
  • Denny Hamlin climbed out of his NASCAR Sprint Cup car and into a golf cart to land on the winning team at the Wells Fargo Championship Pro Am event in Charlotte.

  • NASCAR releases 2017 Sprint Cup Series schedule
  • It?s official: NASCAR has released its 2017 schedules for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series. 

    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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