Chicagoland Speedway

Thursday October 27, 2016
  • The Chase War Room - Round of 8 | NASCAR RACE HUB
  • Adam Alexander, Dave Moody, Larry McReynolds, Jeff Gordon and AJ Allmendinger debate which driver will advance into the Championship 4 and pick the winner for 2016 Sprint Cup Season.

  • Sprint Cup Series Goody's Fast Relief 500 weekend TV schedule
  • Here is your complete guide to the Sprint Cup television schedule from practice through qualifying and the race on Sunday at Martinsville Speedway.The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series moves into the homestretch of the 2016 season for races 33-35, and it all begins on the 0.526 mile “Paperclip”...

  • Ford flashback: Kurt Busch wins at Martinsville in 2002
  • Ford's last win at Martinsville came from Kurt Busch in 2002.

  • Kenseth, Logano hope for better results at Martinsville
  • Matt Kenseth has some unfinished business at the Martinsville Speedway when he arrives at the Virginia track to start the penultimate round of the Chase.

  • Tony Stewart, Jeff Gordon set to race for final time together at Martinsville
  • The end of an era: Tony Stewart and Jeff Gordon will share the track one last time.

  • NASCAR: SHR Signs Deal With Nike, Announces Logo Change
  • When Stewart-Haas Racing hits the NASCAR scene in 2017 there are going to be a lot of changes from what fans see in 2016. Two of those recently announced changes will be how the teams are outfitted and what the team's logo is going to look like.Next season SHR will be making the jump from Che...

  • NASCAR: Marine Josh White Provides Update Surrounding Martinsville Debut
  • What a difference a week can make. One week ago NASCAR driver hopeful, Josh White, was looking to become the first Marine to ever start a NASCAR and now finds himself being given the opportunity of a life time. In fact, Jennifer Joe Cobb Racing and Make Motorsports decided to pool their resources to...

  • Fans say NASCAR 'made right call' in limiting drivers from lower series
  • We reached out and the fans love NASCAR's decision to limit driver's participation.

  • See Hendrick Motorsports history of dominance at Martinsville
  • See the 23 wins that Hendrick Motorsports has accomplished since 1984 at Martinsville.

  • Jeff Gordon and Garbage Time's Katie Nolan battle in Mario Kart
  • Gordon and Nolan's duel was both hilarious and competitive.

    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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