Chicagoland Speedway

Nickname

The Magnificent Mile and a Half

Location

Joliet, Illinois

Length

1.5-mile (2.4 km)

Type

Intermediate D-Shaped Oval

Seating

75,000

Opened

2001

Series

Monster, Xfinity, Gander

Bio

Chicagoland Speedway is a 1.5 miles (2.4 km) tri-oval speedway in Joliet, Illinois, southwest of Chicago. The speedway opened in 2001 and actively hosts NASCAR racing including the opening event in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. Until 2011, the speedway also hosted the IndyCar Series, recording numerous close finishes including the closest finish in IndyCar history. The speedway is owned and operated by International Speedway Corporation.

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