Vehicle Honors All Military Service Men and Women Who Lost Their Lives Protecting the United States Since 9/11
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04.16.18

JOLIET, Ill. (April 16, 2018) — Chicagoland Speedway announced today that American Wrench, a designer of innovative custom vehicles, will unveil their the new custom vehicle dubbed Desert Freedom to honor all military service men and women who have lost their lives since 9/11 while protecting the United States. The unveil ceremony will be held in Chicagoland Speedway’s Champion’s Park on Sunday, July 1 prior to the drop of the green flag for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Overton’s 400.

Designed by Kevin Sirotek, Desert Freedom will be a high horsepower four-wheeled tribute. Desert Freedom will serve as an anthem, saluting the men and women of the Armed Forces and honoring those who have fallen.  

As the build of Desert Freedom continues, fans can track the progress by logging on to www.americanwrench.com

Follow the story at www.americanwrench.com and on Twitter @american_wrench, Facebook and Instagram @americanwrench. The company will release a series of videos leading up to the reveal this summer.

For the most current information about Chicagoland Speedway, follow us on Facebook along with Twitter and Instagram @chicagolndspdwy.

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway will take place on July 1 as part of the four-race weekend June 28 – July 1. The weekend will kick off on Thursday, June 28 with the SCOTT® 150 ARCA Racing Series followed by NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Overton’s 225 under the lights on Friday night. On Saturday, June 30, the NASCAR XFINITY Series Overton’s 300 will hit the track as the precursor to Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Overton’s 400 showdown.

The complete 2018 NASCAR schedule at Chicagoland Speedway is as follows:

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Weekend 


Thursday, June 28 ARCA Racing Series SCOTT® 150
Friday, June 29 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Overton’s 225
Saturday, June 30 NASCAR XFINITY Series Overton’s 300
Sunday, July 1 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Overton’s 400

For the most current information about Chicagoland Speedway, follow us on Facebook along with Twitter and Instagram @chicagolndspdwy.

About American Wrench

Located in Naperville, Illinois, American Wrench is a division of Illinois Auto Electric Co. that produces custom vehicles, motor-centric events and related content. Visit www.americanwrench.com for more information.

About Illinois Auto Electric Co.
Illinois Auto Electric Co. (IAE) was established in 1915 by Joseph Sirotek as a small engine repair shop on the south side of Chicago. Today, IAE operates two truck refrigeration and repair facilities and remanufactures and supplies locomotive power components. Visit www.illinoisautoelectric.com for more information.

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. 

MEDIA CONTACT:
Chicagoland Speedway & Route 66 Raceway
Denny Hartwig: (815) 722-4180
dhartwig@chicagolandspeedway.com 

Sarah Palya: (815) 722-4166
spalya@chicagolandspeedway.com 

Dylan L. Moller, American Wrench: (630) 862-3104
moller.dylan@iaeco.net

 
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