Monday, September 11, 2017

Travel Tips: Chicagoland Speedway – Sept. 14-17, 2017

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The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs kick off this weekend, Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 14-17, at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL, home of the Tales of the Turtles 400 on Sunday, Sept. 17. Joining the stars of the Cup Series will be the ARCA Racing Series on Thursday, Sept. 14, the Camping World Truck Series on Friday, Sept. 15 and the Xfinity Series on Saturday, Sept. 16.

On Wednesday, Sept. 13, downtown Joliet will host its annual Race Fan Rally from 5-10 p.m. CT. This free event will feature live music, vendors, food and beverages, driver appearances and more. Get more information on the Race Fan Rally here.

Key on-track times:

Thursday, Sept. 14 –
  • ARCA Racing Series practice – 1 p.m. CT
  • Camping World Truck Series practice – 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. CT
  • ARCA Racing Series qualifying – 4:35 p.m. CT
  • ARCA Racing Series Scott 150 – 7 p.m. CT
Friday, Sept. 15 –
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice – 11:30 a.m. CT
  • Xfinity Series practice – 1 and 3 p.m. CT
  • Camping World Truck Series qualifying – 4:05 p.m. CT
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying – 5:45 p.m. CT
  • Camping World Truck Series Chicagoland 225 – 7:30 p.m. CT
Saturday, Sept. 16 –
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice –10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. CT
  • Xfinity Series qualifying – 11:35 a.m. CT
  • Xfinity Series Chicagoland 300 – 2 p.m. CT
Sunday, Sept. 17 –
  • Josh Turner pre-race concert – 12:15 p.m. CT
  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Tales of the Turtles 400 – 2 p.m. CT
For a complete schedule of events at the track, including driver appearances, infield Fan Zone activities and live music in Champions Park, click here.

For more race information and to purchase tickets for the Tales of the Turtles 400 weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, visit http://www.chicagolandspeedway.com/.

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