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Address: 500 Speedway Blvd, Joliet, IL 60433-9643
Phone Number: +1 888-629-7223
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Fun even if you are not a race fan

I am not big into racing but went there on two occasions with in the last year, drag racing and demolition derby and had a great time both times. The sight lines are all good, it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 25, 2016
milo1339
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Manhattan IL
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Plainfield, Illinois
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

This race was a fail because every other race that we have been at there were adequate facilities for a toilet...but not at this race. Women were standing in line to the point of missing most of the races...even going into the mens bathroom and using the showers to pee in. Is it a cost factor???? Little girls were on... More 

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Manhattan IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

I am not big into racing but went there on two occasions with in the last year, drag racing and demolition derby and had a great time both times. The sight lines are all good, it is clean. Food and beer there won't break the bank.

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Bourbonnais, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Try to make the drag races every year and this year was nice. Weather was great and this track is always clean. Parking was easy my only complaint would be more seating under bleachers. The sun is very hot this time of year and it's nice to have a place to rest for a few minutes in the shade.

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Seville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

We flew from Ohio to Joliet to take in the NHRA races at Route 66 Raceway, we go to the NHRA races all across the U.S. This was our first time at Chicago...Great stadium style seating, lots of food vendors with a wide variety of choices, ( more than any other race ), super clean track & grounds, also very... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

I have ben coming here since the track opened. The racing is awesome. The staff seems to be less engaged from the parking attendants to the ticket takers to the food and beverage vendors. It was nice warm summer day and having only one beer vendor available was not the right thing to have. A lot of people were disappointed... More 

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Kouts, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

We've been racing at Joliet since it opened. Biggest complaint: the high power lines running through the pit area; don't want to park under those! Decent facility, just wish the owners cared as much about the drag strip as they do the NASCAR track. Good venue for spectators: plenty of food stands, restroom facilities, bleachers...or if you have the $$... More 

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WASHBURN
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

Love this track. Will for sure be coming back in the future. This year was our 2nd year and it never disappoints. Great parking, and a great staff.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

Wonderful place to watch the races. Good food choices. Bathrooms were very clean and stocked. Would recommend for anyone

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Wilmington, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

the drag strip is outstanding, very close to start line so you will really feel the power. access to pit row included in ticket price, grounds clean food fair priced

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Spring Valley, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

NHRA ! Every year we go. Fun tail gating , grilling some food and super fast cars. Everyone has always been nice and its a ton of fun to walk around the pits and see the cars and meet drivers!

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