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NASCAR Race Weekend

NASCAR Race Weekend is almost here!  With special events going on each day, there is something for everyone. 

The Kids club will have many activities including meeting with the Chicagoland Speedway mascot DASH, face painting, meeting with Kyle Larson and autograph sessions. 


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Thursday September 14th

The ARCA Racing Series returns to Chicagoland Speedway to kick off four days and nights of racing action on Thursday, Sept. 14! The up-and-comers and wily veterans never disappoint, with a night full of unpredictable action in the SCOTT 150! LENGTH: 100 laps/150 miles



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Chicagoland is the Last Chance Race for the ever-unpredictable Camping World Truck Series as NASCAR's newest stars battle for a final spot in the series' championship playoffs. The trucks return under the lights as part of the Four-Race Weekend on Friday, September 15, 2017. NASCAR's newest stars will try their luck at tackling the tri-oval during an all-out battle. There will surely be fireworks during the race ... and we'll have some afterward, too! LENGTH: 150 laps/225 miles Green flag is set for 7:30 p.m. CT!



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Chicagoland is the Last Chance Race for the NASCAR XFINITY Series stars to punch their ticket to the series' playoffs, which will determine a champion! The drivers of the XFINITY Series will race against some of NASCAR's biggest stars on Saturday, September 16, 2017. This is where history begins as the drivers look to not only capture a championship, but also make their way into the ranks of NASCAR's best. Names Are Made Here. LENGTH: 200 laps/300 miles Green flag is set for 2:30 p.m. CT!




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The Heroes In A Half Shell are back for Turtle Power: Round 2! The Tales of the Turtles 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race features a 40-car field filled with the greatest stock car drivers in the world. They'll take on our 1.5-mile oval as 16 of those racers begin their championship journey in the first race of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs... with a little help from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! LENGTH: 267 laps/400 miles Green flag is set for 2 p.m. CT!






Make sure to catch appearances by Martin Truex Jr., Landon Cassill and Ricky Stenhouse JR and check out all the fun at this year's NASCAR Race Weekend!


For more information on this and other events, go to Chicagolandspeedway.com