CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY OPENS ITS DOORS TO FANS DURING GOODYEAR TIRE TEST ON JUNE 6

Fans invited to watch testing from 10 am - 2 pm June 6

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JOLIET, Ill. (May 23, 2017) — Chicagoland Speedway announced today that fans can attend this year’s Goodyear Tire Test on Tuesday, June 6 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The sport’s top teams and drivers will hit the pavement prior to the September 17 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Tales of the Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway.

Free admission to the Goodyear Tires Test is available to fans that have purchased a ticket to the Tales of the Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday, September 17. Fans that have not purchased their tickets for this summer’s September 14-17 weekend will receive free admission by donating $10 to R.A.C.E., a donor advised fund of The NASCAR Foundation and a 501(c)3 charitable entity.

Those who plan on attending the test can enter the facility through Gate 1 off West Schweitzer Road starting at 10 a.m. Once inside the facility, fans will be directed to park along the Midway directly in front of the main box office. The box office will be open to accommodate fans looking to purchase tickets prior to the start of thel test.

Hard copy tickets for the Tales of the Turtles 400 have not been mailed. All purchasers will be emailed a voucher to print and present at the gate upon arrival.

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway will take place on Sept. 17 as part of the four-race weekend Sept. 14-17. The weekend will kick off on Thursday, Sept. 14 with the ARCA Racing Series followed by NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, under the lights on Friday night. On Saturday, Sept. 16, the NASCAR XFINITY Series will hit the track as the precursor to Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series showdown, the first race in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs.
The complete 2017 NASCAR schedule at Chicagoland Speedway is as follows:

The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Weekend

Thursday, Sept. 14 ARCA Racing Series SCOTT® 150
Friday, Sept. 15  NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chicagoland 225
Saturday, Sept. 16 NASCAR XFINITY Series Chicagoland 300
Sunday, Sept. 17 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Tales of the Turtles 400

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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 Monster Energy NASCAR 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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