August Weekend Special Events Calendar

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JOLIET, Ill. – Are you ready for August Race Weekend at Chicagoland Speedway®?

Here’s a quick one-look at special events you’ll want to know about.

 

WEDNESDAY (Aug. 25, 2010)

 

3-11 p.m. (approximately): TRAXXAS TORC SERIES PRES. BY AMSOIL

$20 adults; $15 juniors (age 5-12); FREE for children 4 and under

Dirt Oval, Route 66 Raceway (Across the street from Chicagoland Speedway)

Tickets: Click Here or call (888) 629-RACE (7223).

Day 1 of two exhilarating nights of off-road racing that feature extreme athletes like Jeremy McGrath. Kyle Busch, one of NASCAR®’s most versatile drivers, will make his Off-Road TORC debut here. Event features the following and more: Super Stock Trucks; Traxxas PRO Light Trucks; Kumho Tires PRO 4x4 Trucks; Super Buggy and AMSOIL PRO 2WD Trucks. An autograph session with Traxxas TORC drivers will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Midway.

 

THURSDAY (Aug. 26, 2010)

 

4-7 p.m. – IZOD IndyCar® Series Autograph session.

Woodfield Mall, 5 Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, Ill. 60173

Highlights include: An autograph session with IZOD IndyCar drivers in the field of the PEAK Antifreeze and Motor Oil Indy 300 (6-7 p.m.); Pit Stop Challenge demonstrations (4-7 p.m.); IZOD IndyCar simulators; Display of historic Indy 500-winning race cars; IZOD IndyCar Series Honda pace car display.

 

5-11 p.m. (approximately): TRAXXAS TORC SERIES PRES. BY AMSOIL

$20 adults; $15 juniors (age 5-12); FREE for children 4 and under

Dirt Oval, Route 66 Raceway (Across the street from Chicagoland Speedway)

Tickets: Click Here or call (888) 629-RACE (7223).

Super Stock Trucks; Super Buggy; Traxxas PRO Light Trucks; Kumho Tires PRO 4x4 Trucks; AMSOIL PRO 2WD Trucks and more will take center stage once again for an epic battle that leaves only the strongest winners.

 

6-7 p.m.: AUTOGRAPH SESSION WITH MICHAEL AND MARCO ANDRETTI

Meijer Store #215, 755 E Boughton Rd., Bolingbrook, Ill. 60440.

Marco’s Show car will be in the store August 25-26, 2010.

 

FRIDAY (Aug. 27, 2010)

 

8 a.m. – PARKING LOTS OPEN

 

9 a.m. – MAIN TURNSTILES OPEN

 

9:15-11:20 a.m. – IZOD IndyCar; NASCAR® CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES PRACTICES

 

11:30 a.m. – ARCA RACING SERIES PRES. BY RE/MAX® AND MENARDS® QUALIFYING

 

1-2 p.m. – NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES AUTOGRAPH SESSION

Champions Park.

 

1 p.m. – IZOD IndyCar SERIES QUALIFYING

 

2-6 p.m. – KIDS ZONE

North side, Champions Park

For our youngest fans! Features: Jumpers; face painting; balloon animals; visit by Joliet Jackhammer’s Jammer and Juliet (Jammer’s new friend) – and best of all, Chicagoland Speedway bracelets.

 

2:30-3:15 p.m. – FIRESTONE INDY LIGHTS® SERIES PRACTICE

 

3:35 p.m. – NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES QUALIFYING

 

4:45 p.m. – CONCERT

Alien Ant Farm, Champions Park

 

5-5:30 p.m. – IZOD INDYCAR SERIES FINAL PRACTICE

 

5:45 p.m. – OPENING CEREMONIES BEGIN FOR ANSELL® PROTECTIVE GLOVES 150

 

6 p.m. – ANSELL PROTECTIVE GLOVES 150 (100 laps/150 miles)

 

7:40 p.m. – OPENING CEREMONIES BEGIN FOR NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES 225

 

8 p.m. – NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES 225 (150 laps/225 miles)

 

SATURDAY (Aug. 28, 2010)

 

10 a.m. – PARKING LOTS OPEN

 

Noon – ALL TURNSTILES OPEN

 

Noon – Pedestrian Tunnel, Pit Alley Open

 

1 p.m. – FIRESTONE INDY LIGHTS SERIES QUALIFYING

 

2-6 p.m. – KIDS ZONE

North side, Champions Park

For our youngest fans! Features: Jumpers; face painting; balloon animals; visit by Joliet Jackhammer’s Jammer and Juliet (Jammer’s new friend) – and best of all, Chicagoland Speedway bracelets.

 

2:30-3:30 p.m. - "LEGENDS OF INDYCAR" AUTOGRAPH SESSION

Champions Park

Want to meet some of the drivers who made IZOD IndyCar history? Drivers attending include Legends and Current drivers, too! Includes: Arie Luyendyk Sr., Al Unser Jr., Johnny Rutherford, Ana Beatriz, Sarah Fisher, Marco Andretti, Rick Mears, Justin Wilson and more. 

 

2:30-3:30 p.m. - MONUMENT UNVEILING: RYAN BRISCOE 

Champions Park

Watch as Ryan Briscoe sees the monument dedicated to his 2009 win at Chicagoland Speedway for the first time.

 

4 p.m. – OPENING CEREMONIES BEGIN FOR CHICAGOLAND 100

 

4:15 p.m. – CHICAGOLAND 100 (67 laps/100 miles)

 

5 p.m. – CONCERT

Lit, Champions Park

 

6 p.m. – OPENING CEREMONIES BEGIN FOR PEAK® ANTIFREEZE AND MOTOR OIL INDY 300

 

7 p.m. – PEAK ANTIFREEZE AND MOTOR OIL INDY 300 (200 laps/300 miles)

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