JOLIET, Ill. (June 19, 2019) —Chicagoland Speedway today announced a partnership with the Illinois Lottery for this year’s Ultimate Summer NASCAR Festival Weekend taking place June 27-30.
The partnership will feature the Ultimate Race Day Experience presented by the Illinois Lottery, where fans are encouraged to download the Illinois Lottery app and enter to win a full line up of experiences good for Sunday, June 30. This Ultimate Race Day Experience includes access to the Green Flag Garage experience featuring Hot Garage access, a question and answer session with Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Drivers Denny Hamlin and Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Infield Fan Zone Pit Passes, two tickets to the Camping World 400 and pace car laps for two.
“Nothing says hitting it big like winning the Ultimate Race Day Experience,” said Chicagoland Speedway President Scott Paddock. “Having the Illinois Lottery as a partner for our Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series weekend and giving away this premier fan experience will add an exciting twist to our event.”
Fans can download and show the Illinois Lottery app to the Illinois Lottery team in Champions Park or in the Infield Fan Zone to be entered to win the Ultimate Race Day Experience. Fans who do so will also receive a complimentary beverage from the Illinois Lottery Pit Stop Café and the opportunity to win a prize from the lottery draw ball machine.
Fans age 18 and older are eligible for a chance to win. The free app is available for download on iOS and Android devices and offers any Illinois adult the chance to purchase lottery tickets on their smartphone.For more information, visit: https://www.illinoislottery.com/useful-information/illinois-lottery-app.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway will take place in June as part of the four-race weekend June 27 – June 30. The weekend will kick off on Thursday, June 27 with the ARCA Menards Series Bounty 150 followed by NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Camping World 225 under the lights on Friday night. On Saturday, the NASCAR Xfinity Series Camping World 300 will hit the track as the precursor to Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 400 showdown.
To purchase tickets to any 2019 Chicagoland Speedway event, visit us online at www.ChicagolandSpeedway.com, call 888-629-RACE (7223), download the Chicagoland Speedway mobile app, visit the Chicagoland Speedway Administrative office or stop by the box office on the day of the event.
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About Chicagoland Speedway & Route 66 Raceway
Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway – Illinois’ largest sporting facility – is located in Joliet, Ill., approximately 30 miles south of downtown Chicago on Old Historic Route 66. The multi-purpose sports and entertainment complex annually hosts a broad array of programming encompassing more than 100 events, including major motorsports entertainment, endurance events, musical concerts and festivals, corporate training seminars, industry trade shows, and much more.
Chicagoland Speedway, a 1.5 mile paved oval, hosts racing events of the major U.S. racing series, and currently conducts races in all three NASCAR national series, including the NASCAR Gander Outdoors 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.
In 2019, Chicagoland Speedway will host NBC’s first broadcast of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, one of the region’s leading economic engines attracting a world-wide television audience and more than 125,000 guests from across the U.S. For more information, log onto: http://www.chicagolandspeedway.com and http://www.route66raceway.com.
About the Illinois Lottery:
Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $20 billion (since 1985) to the state’s Common School Fund to assist K-12 public schools, as well as hundreds of millions of dollars to the Capital Projects Fund and to special causes like Illinois Veterans services, the fight against breast cancer, MS research, Special Olympics, police memorial funds and assistance for people living with HIV/AIDS. In addition to playing in-store, the Illinois Lottery offers online and mobile play for all draw-based Illinois Lottery games at illinoislottery.com. Players must be at least 18 years old.
Chicagoland Speedway & Route 66 Raceway
Denny Hartwig: (815) 722-4180
Sarah Palya: (815) 722-4166