Chicagoland Speedway

Tuesday July 29, 2014
  • Keselowski pulling double duty, to race in Iowa and Pocono this weekend
  • Brad Keselowski will run the NASCAR Nationwide race in Iowa on Saturday, just a day before the Sprint Cup event at Pocono.

  • Gordon eyeing 5th title after big Brickyard win
  • INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Long before Jimmie Johnson arrived on the NASCAR scene, Jeff Gordon was the fastest thing on wheels.

  • Photos: Celebrating 20 years of winning races with Jeff Gordon
  • Photos: Celebrating 20 years of winning races with Jeff Gordon.

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. looks to Pocono after fighting for ninth at Indy
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. had to work hard to claim ninth in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway last Sunday. Now he looks forward to going back to the Pocono track where he won in June.

  • Analysis: Roush Fenway takes another hit with exit of Edwards
  • The confirmation Sunday that Carl Edwards will be moving on from Roush Fenway Racing comes as another blow to that organization, two years after Matt Kenseth also moved on from RFR.

  • NASCAR Power Rankings: 'Big Daddy' Jeff Gordon back on top
  • Jeff Gordon scored a record-setting win Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and moved atop this week's NASCAR Power Rankings. 

  • Sweet kiss of success: Fifth Indy win could propel Gordon to fifth title
  • Larry McReynolds says that Jeff Gordon's historic fifth win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway elevates him on the list of contenders for this year's Sprint Cup championship.

  • Gordon feels like a kid again after latest win: 'This is as good as it gets'
  • Jeff Gordon says he feels rejuvenated after winning his record fifth Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

  • Gordon wins again at Brickyard
  • Gordon wins again at Brickyard

  • Jeff Gordon wins his fifth Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis
  • Twenty years after winning the inaugural Brickyard 400 in 1994, Jeff Gordon earned his fifth victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. 

    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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