Truck Parking at Chicagoland Speedway And Every Nascar Track

Image Courtesy Chicagoland Speedway Facebook Fan Page

Image Courtesy Chicagoland Speedway Facebook Fan Page

Chicagoland Speedway, in Joliet Illinois, hosts the first race in the newly formatted Chase season, Sunday September 20th. Chicagoland Speedway is a $130  million, 1.5-mile, D-shaped, tri-oval speedway that annually hosts the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. It sits on 930 acres of land, which is large enough to accommodate 42 United Centers (home of the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks). Chicagoland Speedway provides 500 acres of free parking for more than 30,000 vehicles. http://www.chicagolandspeedway.com/ 

Free Parking is available but Only Bobtail Trucks are Permitted. You will be directed when you arrive.

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Image Courtesy Chicagoland Speedway Facebook Fan Page

TICKET INFO
Please Call (815) 722-5500
Visit chicagolandspeedway.com

There are 10 Truck Stops within 15 miles of the race track that you may be able to drop your trailer at so that you can Bobtail to the park or leave it all at the truck stop and consider a Taxi or Rideshare service... (and now you can enjoy a beer at the race track).

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TRUCK STOPS NEARBY: Below are some truck stops where you may be able to drop your trailer if necessary.
1. Joliet Shell Fast N Fresh I-80 Exit 134 Joliet, IL Exit 1 Mile South
2. Pilot Travel Center I-55 Exit 248 Channahon, IL 9 Miles West
3. Circle K I-80 Exit 145 Mokena, IL 10 Miles East
4. Speedway I-55 Exit 263 Romeoville, IL 12 Miles North West
5. Pilot Travel Center I-80 Exit 122 Minooka, IL 12 Miles West
6. Greater Chicago I-55 ATP I-55/SR-53 Exit 267 Bolingbrook, IL 13 Miles North
7.Speedway 19730 South Harlem Ave (Hwy 43) Frankfort, IL 13 Miles East
8. Mobil Travel Plaza I-55 Exit 240 Wilmington, IL 13 Miles South West
9. Lorenzo Road Fuel Stop 66 I-55 Exit 240 Wilmington, IL 13 Miles South West
10. Pilot Travel Center I-57 Exit 335 Monee, IL 15 Miles East

Image Courtesy Chicagoland Speedway Facebook Fan Page

Image Courtesy Chicagoland Speedway Facebook Fan Page

Image Courtesy Chicagoland Speedway Facebook Fan Page

Image Courtesy Chicagoland Speedway Facebook Fan Page

Thursday, September 17   
Noon   Welcome Campers!
1:30 p.m.  Bus Service Available to Chicago – NASCAR Chase Fest (Returns available at 6:30pm and 9:15pm)
3 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.  Continuous Shuttle Service CLS Campgrounds to/from Joliet Race Fan Rally

Friday, September 18

9 a.m.  Gates, Infield Fan Zone, Champions Park and Box Office open
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.  Infield Fan Zone - Photo Opportunity in Gatorade Victory Lane with Pace Car

9 a.m.   NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Final Practice

11:30 a.m.  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice
12 p.m.  Champions Park Main Stage - Rebel
1:00 p.m.  NASCAR XFINITY Series Final Practice
3:40 p.m.
  NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Qualifying
4 p.m.  Champions Park Main Stage - 3 In Counting, Infield Fan Zone - Comcast Sports Net Live Show Viewing in Gatorade Victory Lane
4:15 p.m.  Champions Park - Kids Club Autograph Session
5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Red Carpet Viewing of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivers entering Drivers Meeting
5:45 p.m.  NASCAR Sprint Cup I-Cash Pole Qualifying
7 p.m.  Driver Introductions
7:30 p.m.  NASCAR CWTS American Ethanol e15 225
Post-Race  Fireworks!    

Saturday, September 19
9 a.m.  Parking Lots Open
10 a.m.  Gates, Box Office, Infield Fan Zone and Champions Park open
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Infield Fan Zone - Photo Opportunity in Gatorade Victory Lane with Pace Car
10 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.  Infield Fan Zone - XFINITY Garage Tours (First come, first served)
11 a.m.  Champions Park Main Stage - Tricky Mission
11:30 a.m.  Champions Park - Kids Club Driver Story Time
12:30 p.m.  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice
1:45 p.m.
  NASCAR XFINITY Series Qualifying
2 p.m.  Champions Park Main Stage - Summer Son
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.  Infield Fan Zone - Red Carpet Viewing of NASCAR XFINITY Series Drivers Meeting
3:30 p.m.  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Final Practice
4:30 p.m.  Driver Introductions
5:00 PM  NASCAR XFINITY Series FURIOUS 7 300

Post-Race  Fireworks!  Lakeside Campground post-race concert - A Band Called River
Sunday, September 20
6 a.m.  Early Bird Parking Lots (Lot D & Gate 4) open
7 a.m.  Parking lots open
8 a.m.  Champions Park and Box Office open
9 a.m.  Gates & Infield Fan Zone open
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Infield Fan Zone - Photo Opportunity in Gatorade Victory Lane with Pace Car
10 a.m.  Champion's Park Main Stage - The Bishop's Daredevil Stunt Club, Champion's Park - Kids Club Fun with Dash
11:30 p.m. - 12 p.m.  Infield Fan Zone - Red Carpet Viewing of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Drivers Meeting
Noon  Brett Eldredge Pre-Race Concert
12 p.m.  Champions Park Main Stage - DJ
1:30 p.m.  Driver Introductions
 National Anthem by Jim Cornelison
2:00 PM
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series myAFibRisk.com 400 by Janssen
Post-Race  Concert in Champions Park featuring Hairbangers Bal
Rusty Wallace appearance at Miller Lite Pit Stop

**Schedule is pending and is subject to change at any time!


DIRECTIONS
GPS Address: 3200 South Chicago St. Joliet, IL 60433
Please visit chicagolandspeedway.com for detailed directions, traffic patterns, parking information and maps. Please consult a detailed map for specific directions from your area.

Image Courtesy Chicagoland Speedway Facebook Fan Page

Image Courtesy Chicagoland Speedway Facebook Fan Page

Danielle Roberts

Danielle Roberts is the major contributing author to 365Trucking.com. Danielle has been a professional driver for over eight years and strives to show the positive side to trucking. Danielle is also a volunteer at OperationRoger.com a group of truckers providing pet transport to pets in need.