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Address: 500 Speedway Boulevard, Joliet, IL 60433
Phone Number: 888-629-7223
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Fan friendly NHRA national event

This mid-summer NHRA drag racing event outside Chicago is a must-attend race. Fan friendly track with stadium style seating and well maintained grounds. Yes, while food selection... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Bloomington, Indiana
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Bloomington, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

This mid-summer NHRA drag racing event outside Chicago is a must-attend race. Fan friendly track with stadium style seating and well maintained grounds. Yes, while food selection and restrooms are typical and what you would expect at racing venues, the atmosphere is great.

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Muskegon, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

This is a great venue for watching drag racing. There isn't a bad seat in the house. Security lines moved quickly and everyone we encountered was helpful and friendly. We were very impressed with traffic control as we werebmoved quickly in and out of the parking area. Even though the weather didn't cooperate, we had a great time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Drag racing at its best. Its a great way to get up close with the drivers and cars. Your able to look into the pits while the crews working. The driver always so nice to sign autographs, take pictures and talk to the fans. Shops up ever to get you favorite teams suvinor. Some free events for the family to... More 

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Joliet, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

not much different than any other track. Staff is not very friendly, very cold to people. Food was not good, Bathrooms were dirty, no toilet paper, sinks dirty

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Highland Park, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This place is super clean, even the bathrooms! Food choices are limited eat before you come then order more food there. (based on an all day or night visit eating more than once).One of the nicer drag strips that I have been to, bring ear plugs and a cushion to sit on. There is plenty of bleacher seats with excellent... More 

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Palos Hills, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

From June to Sept. this raceway has demolition derby nights once a month. Its a lot of fun to take kids too. The seating is grandstand style with metal benches that are not supper comfortable but have a back support - they are long benches. Gates open at 4:00pm for a 7:30pm race time so get there early to claim... More 

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New Lenox, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Great location great family outing.. The announcers make this even better, with all their excitement. With the breaks between events, it gives you time to hit the refreshment stands.. Fun for all ages..

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New Lenox, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Whatta a nice night out!! We went there for the demolition Derby. Just fun watching the announcers were fun too. Was really nice that they had breaks between event so we could get grab drinks and snacks and not miss anything. And the view from the top of the stands is awesome.. Makes you want to put together a beater... More 

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Lockport, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We are Season Pass holders for the Demolition Derbies & wouldn't have it any other way. It's a family outing 3 generations & counting. Monster trucks thrilled everyone & marked our 3 year old Grandson's 1st Monster Truck Rally. He loved every moment of this outing. Recommend for almost any age, u might want the bring ear protection for the... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I did not see a race here, I was in Joliet for a day for genealogy and decided to stop her for photography. The track makes for good photography and has a great location right across the street from the Chicagoland Speedway.

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Address: 500 Speedway Boulevard, Joliet, IL 60433
Phone Number: 888-629-7223
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet

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