Address: 500 Speedway Blvd. Joliet, Illinois 60433
NASCAR Nationwide Series Dollar General 300
ARCA Racing Series
41.474722222222 - 88.056944444444Koordinaten: 41 ° 28 ' 29 " N, 88 ° 3' 25 " W
Chicagoland Speedway is located southwest of Chicago, a Speedway in Joliet, Illinois. The race track is located about 55 km (36 miles) south of the city center near the Illinois Route 53 between Joliet and Wilmington. The ground capacity is 75,000 seats. Since opening in 2001, he became an unexpected attraction for NASCAR and Indy Racing League events where tickets are often sold out months in advance.
Although it is listed as a simple tri-oval in shape of a " D", Chicagoland is unique as that of course is a single, continuous curve, as the backstretch has a noticeable bend. This leads to very high average speeds, which reach almost to a Superspeedway. This form leads the IndyCar race at a even for oval racing extremely narrow field, is practically continuous run in which, in two or three lines next to each other and in which no one can settle.
Between 1999 and 2000, the Chicagoland Speedway 66 Raceway was built next to the old route. The opening took place with the race of the NASCAR Winston Cup, NASCAR Nationwide Series, the ARCA Racing Series and the Indy Racing League in 2001. Further, the IROC series was also on the Speedway as a guest.
- NASCAR Sprint Cup Qualifying: Jimmie Johnson, 28.701 seconds ( 188.147 mph ), 2005
- NASCAR Sprint Cup race (400 miles): Kevin Harvick, 2:55:37 ( 136.832 mph ), July 14, 2002
- NASCAR Nationwide Series qualifying: Ryan Newman, 28 964 s ( 186.438 mph ), 2005
- NASCAR Nationwide Series race (300 miles): Kevin Harvick, 2:18:06 ( 130.340 mph ), July 9, 2005