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NASCAR Nationwide Chicagoland Speedway Photo Journal

NASCAR Nationwide Chicagoland Speedway Photo Journal
This past weekend was the NASCAR Nationwide series at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois. The STP 300, held Sunday, was won by Elliot Sadler. It was another big money win for him in “Dash for Cash.” Above you’ll see the stock cars being taken to the track from the haulers...

Chicagoland Speedway hosts NCWTS; James Buescher wins

Chicagoland Speedway hosts NCWTS; James Buescher wins
Like country music recording artist Kip Moore said “there’s somethin’ ’bout a truck.” And there’s definitely something souped up about the pick-up trucks of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. James Buescher won the NCWTS American Ethanol 225 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois Saturday night. It was his third win this season, and in his 82 race career...

Danica Patrick visits Oak Street Beach (interview video)

Danica Patrick visits Oak Street Beach (interview video)
Danica Patrick came back to her home state (Chicago’s Oak Street Beach) to help promote Chicagoland Speedway‘s summer events. The Roscoe, Illinois native was back in her home state and greeted both media and fans. In the two videos below, she answers racing questions. The most searched female athlete on the internet talked about what she’s learned in her first year of NASCAR, and what she remembers about racing at each track she comes across. Then, in video two she discusses the possibility of doing “the double,” on a future Memorial Day weekend. The “double” is racing in both the Coca-Cola 600 and the Indy 500 on the same weekend. Tony Stewart was the last one to attempt it...
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NASCAR Superstar Matt Kenseth visits Chicago (video)

NASCAR Superstar Matt Kenseth visits Chicago (video)
This season’s Daytona 500 champion and Cambridge, Wisc. native, Matt Kenseth, stopped by the W Hotel Lakeshore for a fan event and Q&A hosted by Chicagoland Speedway. Kenseth, currently second in the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points standings, will return to Chicagoland Speedway this September for the first race in the Chase for the... Read more »