RUSTY WALLACE HEADLINES 2015 LEGENDS CLUB AT CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY

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Joliet, Ill. – June 25, 2015 – Chicagoland Speedway today announced that former NASCAR champion Rusty Wallace will be inducted in the Legends Club this September as part of a triple-header weekend to kick off the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Featuring some of the most storied figures, families, and personalities in the sport, the Legends Club offers an intimate setting with an all-inclusive package of beer and wine, plus two meals per day.

 

“Rusty has brought more than aggressive racing and championship moments to our sport; he’s brought absolute character,” said Scott Paddock, president of Chicagoland Speedway. “We couldn’t be more pleased and excited to induct a champion, both on and off the track, like Rusty Wallace into our Legends Club.”

Rusty Wallace, a 2013 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee, will be inducted on Saturday, Sept. 19.  In addition to the NASCAR Hall, Wallace has also been inducted into nearly all of America’s other major racing Halls of Fame, including the International Motorsports Hall of Fame, the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America and the National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame.

 

“It’s always an honor to be recognized by the industry and fans,” said Wallace. “I look forward to sharing some racing stories and meeting with the Legends Club guests this September.”

 

Wallace is widely known for his talents on and off the race track. The former NASCAR and IROC champion is currently the lead analyst for the Motor Racing Network and previously served as Lead Auto Racing Analyst for ABC and ESPN throughout their NASCAR tenure.  He is the principal of the Rusty Wallace Auto Group and serves on the board of directors for The NASCAR Foundation.

 

Featuring appearances from renowned drivers and personalities, and themed with items from NASCAR’s rich tradition, the Legends Club offers and intimate setting with an all-inclusive package of beer and wine, plus two meals per day. Don’t wait to purchase your tickets, as the Legends Club has already sold out for September’s triple-header weekend.

 

Legends Club made its debut in 2014 with Fred Lorenzen, Richard Childress, Dale Jarrett and Brett Bodine as the clubs first inductees.

 

Advance tickets for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series on Sept. 20 start at just $55 with kids 12 and under receiving $25 off adult ticket prices in each section. Tickets can be purchased online at ChicagolandSpeedway.com, by calling 888-629-RACE, through the Chicagoland Speedway mobile app, or by visiting the Chicagoland Speedway Administration office Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

 

The remaining 2015 NASCAR race schedule at Chicagoland Speedway is as follows:

 

Date                             Event       

Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup

Friday, Sept. 18            NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

Saturday, Sept. 19        NASCAR XFINITY Series Race

Sunday, Sept. 20          NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

 

For more information on Chicagoland Speedway, stay connected on Twitter and Facebook or by visiting ChicagolandSpeedway.com.

 

 

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Chicagoland Speedway & Route 66 Raceway

Chicagoland Speedway is a 1.5-mile, paved oval race track located in Joliet, Ill.  The track has hosted racing events of the major U.S. racing series, and currently conducts races in all three NASCAR national series, including the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, the NASCAR XFINITY Series, and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.   Along with Route 66 Raceway, a multimillion-dollar complex that includes a ¼ mile stadium-style drag strip and a ½ mile dirt oval track, Chicagoland Speedway is wholly-owned by International Speedway Corporation (ISC), a major promoter of motorsports activities.  ISC owns and/or operates 13 of the nation’s major racing venues, including Daytona International Speedway. For more information on Chicagoland Speedway, visit ChicagolandSpeedway.com.

 

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