Chicagoland Speedway

Tuesday May 31, 2016
  • 5 things we learned from the Coca-Cola 600
  • Martin Truex Jr.'s big win was epic, but what other storylines emerged from the Coca-Cola 600?

  • NASCAR community offers Memorial Day tributes to troops
  • The NASCAR community always has had a close bond with those who serve in the military. On this Memorial Day, many took to social media to remind us of what this day is all about.

  • Social media illustrates popularity of Martin Truex Jr. victory
  • You may have heard by now that the Coca-Cola 600 triumph claimed by Martin Truex Jr. in Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway was pretty popular among the driver's peers. Here is the proof.

  • Joey Logano: Truex Jr. 'was fast no matter what aero package we had'
  • Joey Logano was able to find a few positives from a somewhat uneventful Coca-Cola 600.

  • Coca-Cola 600 In Car Cam - Race Clip 2
  • Joey Logano battles for position in Charlotte

  • Celebrating Martin Truex Jr.'s career through the years
  • After his latest win in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, now is the perfect time for a look back through the years of Martin Truex Jr.'s career as a NASCAR driver.

  • Coca-Cola 600 In Car Cam - Race Clip 3
  • Joey Logano makes a costly mistake in the pits.

  • Coca-Cola 600 In Car Cam - Race Clip 1
  • Joey Logano makes the pass on Denny Hamlin.

  • Johnson on Truex Jr. win: 'It's hard to stay that good for that long'
  • Winner of four Coca-Cola 600's knows what it took for Martin Truex Jr. to dominate NASCAR's longest race.

  • Martin Truex Jr.'s girlfriend shatters phone while celebrating Coke 600 win
  • How excited was Martin Truex Jr.'s girlfriend, Sherry Pollex, after he won the Cola-Cola 600? Looking at her phone can answer that question.

    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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