Chicagoland Speedway

Tuesday August 30, 2016
  • Radioactive: Michigan - "Chase Bound. Yeahhhh! Wooo!"
  • Check out all the best scanner audio from the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

  • Betty Jane France Passes Away
  • NASCAR's founding family has lost one of its most cherished leaders with the passing of Betty Jane France, the executive vice president and assistant treasurer of NASCAR and chairperson of the NASCAR Foundation.

  • Active Sprint Cup drivers with wins at Darlington Raceway
  • Here's a list of the nine active drivers who will take the green flag at Darlington for the Bojangles' Southern 500 with victories under their belts.

  • Fantasy NASCAR: Bojangles' Southern 500 Driver Picks
  • Chad Robb shares his top fantasy NASCAR driver picks for the Bojangles' Southern 500.

  • Photos: Look back at Michigan winner Kyle Larson through the years
  • After Kyle Larson earned his first career Sprint Cup Series victory in the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway, check out photos of the Chip Ganassi Racing driver through the years.

  • Vote now for your favorite Penske Racing or Richard Petty Motorsports Darlington Throwback
  • Now's your chance to vote for your favorite Penske Racing or Richard Petty Motorsports throwback paint scheme for the Bojangles' Southern 500.

  • First lady Of NASCAR Betty Jane France dies
  • DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Betty Jane France, a longtime community leader considered by many to be the first lady Of NASCAR, has died.

  • NASCAR: Larson's Celebration Not Viewed As Excessive
  • NASCAR has been more vocal as of late in regards to drivers going overboard when celebrating wins on the track. On Sunday Larson did some damage to his No. 42 machine while celebrating and some wondered if NASCAR would step in.On Monday Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR executive vice president and ch...

  • NASCAR Power Rankings: The Bojangles Southern 500 From Darlington
  • Once again, it’s time for our weekly NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Power Rankings. Who is at the top of our list following the Pure Michigan 400as the series heads to Darlington for the Bojangles Southern 500?With young talents desperate for their first Sprint Cup series win occupying three of th...

  • Roger Curtis leaving position as MIS president
  • Roger Curtis is leaving his position as president of Michigan International 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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