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Chicagoland Speedway

500 Speedway Boulevard, Joliet, IL 60433
815 722 5500
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Ranked #2 of 15 attractions in Joliet
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Race Car Tracks
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Long Beach, California, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
14 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I've been to Chicagoland Speedway many times to work the Indy car series which, unfortunately no longer races here. The staff is excellent, facilities are great for the media and for the fans. Sure wish I had a reason to return sooner than later!

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Saint Joseph, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I loved the experience very much. After the experience I really do commend the pros in nascar for what they go through during a two hour plus race. In my opinion they truly are athletes. They have to concentrate on the gauges, the bumper to bumper and door to door driving, the flag and light system, the spotter, the crew... More

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Custer Park, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

we had 2 seats up in the stands with our family's names on them for many years.We tailgated with friends before and after races. It was the fun thing to do in the Chicagoland area. Dont get me wrong as many times as we spent our days there it was fun for our kids and grandkids. I can no longer... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

For Christmas I bought my husband a NASCAR Mario Andretti Racing Experience drive through the school there. My husband is a late model stock car driver on a much smaller NASCAR scale, so I was excited to watch him race one of these modified cars at this track. We went with a friend who was also given a drive and... More

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Dubuque, Iowa
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187 reviews 187 reviews
94 attraction reviews
295 helpful votes 295 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This was our first NASCAR experience, and we had a great time!!! My husband and I went with my sister and brother-in-law for the GEICO 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup on September 15, 2013. We are all in our mid 30s to 40s. First, you really have to arrive early as there is a ton to do and see. Everybody is,... More

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new lenox, il
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

If you like racing, this is the place for you. The Race for the Chase starts in Joliet in September.

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Joliet, Illinois
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We were there before 2012 to work for our son's high school's band, selling concessions. I am not personally into racing, but it was a fun place to be. I enjoyed the people and the ambiance! It was neat to roam the grounds and meet the booth sellers and racing celebs!

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Plainfield, Illinois
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97 reviews 97 reviews
27 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This is my back yard NASCAR Track. I go every year and never tire of this track. The seating is great and if you get upper rows you can see the whole 1 and 1/2 miles of racing. The food is not bad for track food either.

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Aurora, Illinois
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103 reviews 103 reviews
29 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It was our first experience to a NASCAR race... certainly won't be our last. This place is enormous and the experience is unlike any other sporting event we have been to. We didn't realize how much time you could spend prior to the race walking through the souvenier haulers and the sponsors area. The bleachers were decent to sit on.... More

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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71 reviews 71 reviews
36 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

They still are lacking enough restrooms and food vendor prices are very high, but the race is what counts and this track delivers. Parking is pretty good and the facility is clean and welcomes fans with polite employees. There is plenty to do if you get early too. The only issue we had this visit was other fans not taking... More

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